Are you interested in making a world of difference in cancer care?
Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to conquering cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.
Who we are: ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking membership organization that operates in a results-oriented work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes over presence or time. This is an Alexandria, VA position that offers an excellent benefits package and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn what it’s like to work at ASCO, click here.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a Division Director, Finance and Administration to provide leadership for the ASCO accounting organization, including formulating, and administering financial policies and managing financial systems and processes. Assure that external and internal financial statements, tax returns, and other financial reports are accurate and timely. Manage accounting and related financial operations.
Organize and manage finance supervisors and staff to assure efficient transaction processing and delivery of timely and accurate financial statements. Coordinate and lead the implementation of automation and other efficiency efforts.
Assure financial operations and reporting are compliant with GAAP, tax, and other regulations, and incorporates strong internal control.
Working closely with outside accountants, manage the preparation of audited financial statements and Form 990, and Form 990T returns.
Interpret complex financial arrangements, organizations, and requests for multiple views of financial information in order to develop, communicate, and implement required changes to transaction processing, financial reporting, and related activities. Negotiate and influence others to understand and accept new concepts, practices, and approaches.
Coordinate closely with Division Director, Budget, and Planning on chart of accounts and reporting to assure that the capture of actual transactions aligns with the budget and that the budget reflects the appropriate accounting for transactions.
Assure management receives needed financial information to adjust operations and understand expenditures against budget.
Required Education and Experience
Advanced accounting or business degree from an accredited institution of higher education
At least 15+ years of relevant experience with managing audits, accounting supervisors, in a multi-entity organization
Deep understanding of GAAP requirements and not-for-profit tax reporting
Comfort working with non-financial staff (program managers, legal, etc.) to obtain information needed for financial reporting
Preferred Education and Experience
CPA or CMA preferred
Change Management-Able to drive change management for the finance team and collaborative work across ASCO.
Leadership and Management-Able to challenge, motivate, and coach team to meet departmental goals and build team capabilities and capacity to deliver on future initiatives and goals.
Presenting and Communication Information-Highly effective verbal, non-verbal, and written communication methods for external and internal audiences.
Adapting and Responding to Change-Adaptable to change both with planning and crisis management.
Applying Expertise and Technology-Work effectively and as a financial knowledge expert, with a diverse group of people to facilitate cross-division work.
ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
About American Society of Clinical Oncology
The American Society of Clinical Oncology, home to nearly 35,000 cancer doctors and researchers worldwide, offers a wide variety of services, programs and educational resources that provide much needed support to both oncologists and patients. ASCO hosts a family of award winning websites including our consumer site, Cancer.Net, our member homepage, ASCO.org , as well as JCO.org , the online version of The Journal of Clinical Oncology. The Annual Meeting, which attracts more than 34,000 cancer specialists from around the world, is considered the premier event in clinical oncology.