The Comptrollermanages the financial operations of the National WIC Association and supervises the Operations Coordinator. The Comptroller is responsible for ensuring that NWA has sound and secure financial systems and procedures in place to support effective program delivery and meet generally accepted accounting and audit standards and procedures.
Specifically, the Comptroller will:
Provides essential accounting services to assure, maintain, and document timely and accurate processing of all invoices, reimbursements, payments, deposits, and transfers.
Prepare financial reports for the President & CEO, Board of Directors, Leadership Team and other designated NWA staff.
Lead NWA’s annual budget process.
Prepares all necessary documentation for the Association’s annual audit and tax submissions.
Educate and provide technical assistance to staff on financial procedures.
Consider policies, procedures, and strategies that support NWA’s program operations and organizational growth.
To qualify, the applicant will have:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting or related field.
Experience in development and assembly of RFP, RFQ and grant funding tracking.
Working knowledge of bookkeeping software/programs (e.g. QuickBooks, Bill.com).
Solid organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to analyze financial data.
Essential knowledge of generally accepted accounting and audit procedures.
Understanding of basic tax, payroll, and regulatory standards.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skill.
Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
About National WIC Association
The National WIC Association (NWA) is the non-profit voice of the 12,000 public health nutrition service provider agencies and the over 6.3 million mothers, babies, and young children served by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). NWA provides education, guidance, and support to WIC staff; and drives innovation and advocacy to strengthen WIC as we work toward a nation of healthier families.
The National WIC Association provides its members with tools and leadership to expand and sustain effective nutrition services for mothers and young children.
Our vision is a nation of healthier women, children, and their families.
Health Equity Statement:
For the National WIC Association, health equity is the ability of all individuals and families to achieve optimal health, irrespective of their identity, race, ability or class. This requires equitable access to nutritious foods, breastfeeding support, chronic disease prevention and management services, safe living environments, and good jobs with fair pay. It necessitates removing obstacles to families’ short- and long-term health and wellbeing inc...luding poverty, discrimination, and institutional racism and other forms of bias expressed through housing, healthcare, education, labor, and other public policies.