Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 003
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. ASPPH’s 35-person staff serves more than 140 schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). ASPPH’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of our members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration.
ASPPH is committed to our core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and actively works to integrate these core values into all elements of our work. ASPPH is an equal opportunity employer and highly encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, ethnic minorities, new Americans (immigrants and refugees), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with alternate abilities, indigenous individuals, and veterans. ASPPH complies with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. ASPPH strives to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
Oversee all accounting department functions, including A/R and A/P, general invoicing and dues billing, collections, banking, cash reconciliations, and cash management.
Develop, maintain, and enforce appropriate systems of financial policies, internal controls, accounting standards, and procedures with the ability to identify and promote areas of efficiency throughout all processes.
Maintain corporate documents and ensure compliance with all appropriate reporting requirements for payroll, personnel, property, and tax returns and filings.
Prepare annual budget in conjunction with other department managers and the C-Suite. Develop multi-year budget projections for executive leadership.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports for management and the board.
Prepare regular analysis reports on budget performance and develop metrics to help board and staff understand progress towards meeting stated budget and financial performance goals. Work closely with staff and appropriate committee and Board members in the presentation of reports.
Monitor investment portfolio performance and prepare investment reports for the senior leadership, the Finance Committee, and the Board.
Ensure compliance and proper reporting of investments, pension and 401(k) plans.
Ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.
Ensure the organization has the necessary state-level registrations for remote staff.
Provide the necessary liaison and staff support to the Finance Committee.
Demonstrated understanding of federal grant regulations including 2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards as it relates to the management and oversight of federal expenditures, reimbursement, and reporting requirements.
Proven experience managing the quality and content of all financial and accounting data, reporting, and coordinating audits for a non-profit organization who is the recipient of federal funding.
Responsible for reporting cash expenditures to federal grantors and managing the reimbursement/invoice process.
Responsible for performing a monthly allocation of indirect expenses and submit an annual indirect cost allocation proposal to the Division of Cost Allocation per federal grant requirements.
Demonstrated understanding of contracts management and compliance.
Experience managing organizational profiles with SAM.gov and similar federal grant management systems.
Other duties as assigned.
Work with the office administrator to ensure the office is sufficiently supplied.
Handle any requests for repair within the office space.
Review and ensure the association and all related entities have appropriate insurance coverages.
Ensure ASPPH events have money capture processes and safe transport of event funds.
Document procedures to provide event sales are properly accounted for and reconciled to reports in a timely manner.
Management & H.R.
Run payroll and review for accuracy.
Ensure expenses are properly allocated to projects.
Annually review and analyze employee medical, dental, and other insurance options to cost-effectively provide a strong benefits program for our staff.
Facilitate contribution payments for benefit plans.
Certification: Certified Public Accountant required
Experience: Minimum accumulated 8+ years of finance/accounting/HR experience
Experience in associations, academic, or non-profit organizations preferred.
Experience in federal grants management and reporting required.
Proficiency in Adobe, Blackbaud, and Microsoft (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Exceptional customer service skills.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Work independently, initiate project activities, handle multiple tasks, and have excellent time-management skills
Manage interactions with others with professionalism, diplomacy, and discretion
Collaborate effectively with others
Perform with accuracy and effectiveness
Solve problems creatively
Respond to requests with urgency and accuracy
Work Locale: The position is in the metro Washington, DC area. ASPPH functions as a hybrid work environment and this position requires 2 days in the office (Tuesdays and Wednesdays).
Authority to Work in the US: The individual must be legally eligible to work in the US.
Travel Requirements: The position may involve occasional travel to member institutions and participation in meetings related to the position’s professional responsibilities.
Compensation: ASPPH determines salary compensation level based on industry salary surveys and the individual’s experience. ASPPH also takes into consideration the internal pay equity of our existing team members. The salary range for this position is $95,000-$108,000. We typically do not hire at the maximum level to allow for salary growth. ASPPH offers a generous benefits package, detailed below.
Position: Full-time, exempt position.
Working at ASPPH
As an organization dedicated to the advancement of academic public health, ASPPH promotes a healthy work-life balance for our employees. We maintain a 35-hour work week, flexible schedules, a hybrid work environment, competitive and generous health and wellness benefits, a generous PTO program including 4 weeks of paid leave, 12 paid holidays, parental leave, DC Family and Medical Leave, casual attire policy, and a 403b retirement plan with ASPPH contributing after 2 years of service. ASPPH’s beautiful office is new, with ample co-working spaces. The class A building has multiple amenities, including a spa-like fitness room with access to showers and lockers, designated bike space, and in-building parking.
About Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. ASPPH’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of our members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration. Our vision is improved health for everyone, everywhere.