The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) is one of the largest molecular life science societies in the world with a membership made up of researchers, educators, students, and industry professionals. We provide professional development for scientists at every step of their career journeys.
ASBMB is seeking a full-time Controller. As a key member of the management team, the Controller will be responsible for the planning, implementing and managing the financial activities of the Society.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Planning, directing, and coordinating all accounting functions
Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for accurate financial reporting
Preparation of monthly financial statements
Coordination and preparation of all activities required for the annual financial audit
Providing management with information vital to the decision-making process
Preparation of the annual budget and bi-annual forecasts
Society liaison to the Treasurer and Finance Committee; responsible for coordinating bi-annual committee meetings
Preparation of the periodic reporting for the Society’s investment endowments
Assessing current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes
Evaluating accounting and internal control systems
Evaluating the effectiveness of accounting software and supporting database, as needed
This position offers a competitive salary with exceptional benefits that include a 403(b)-retirement plan; generous paid time off; medical, dental and vision insurance plans; flexible spending; life and short- and long-term disability insurance; and more.
Five to seven years’ experience in financial reporting and general ledger responsibilities
Not for profit experience is preferred but not required
Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word
Strong verbal and written skills
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
About American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Our organization is a member of FASEB. FASEB is made up of 30 scientific member societies, representing more than 130,000 researchers from around the world. Our members are scientific societies that share a common vision for the advancement of research and education in biological and biomedical sciences.