Manager, Accounting

Washington, District of Columbia, United States · Finance


The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is recruiting for a Manager, Accounting reporting to the Sr. Director, Finance.

CASE is a global not-for-profit and membership association whose vision is to advance education to transform lives and society. Its mission is to inspire, challenge and equip communities of professionals to act effectively and with integrity to champion the success of their institutions. Advancing education in over 3,600 member institutions, CASE has 85,000 members in 82 countries.

Broad and growing communities of professional practice gather under the global CASE umbrella. Currently these include advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising, government relations, institutional leadership and marketing. Individual members are at all stages of their career and may be working in universities, schools, colleges, cultural organizations or other not-for-profits. CASE membership also includes many corporate partners. CASE uses the intellectual capital and professional talents of an army of volunteers to advance its work.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CASE works across all continents from its regional offices in London, Singapore and Mexico City. CASE works to achieve a seamless experience for all its stakeholders: particularly its members, volunteers and staff. Working together across time zones and borders, CASE staff in all offices seek to make the ambitious OneCASE aspiration a reality.


The main purpose of the Manager, Accounting role is to manage the accounting and financial services for CASE regions and districts including ensuring timely and accurate completion of monthly bank reconciliations, journal entries, trial balances and financial reporting (balance sheets, income statements, investment status, etc.). As we continue the transition to OneCASE, this position continues to assist district boards in preparing the annual budget and monitoring district activities against the budget as the year progresses. The Manager, Accounting manages the payroll process and all related tasks, and leads, mentors and manages the Accounting Associates.


The core functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:

Program/Project Management

District Accounting Management Responsibilities

Payroll Processing Responsibilities

CASE HQ Accounting Management Responsibilities

CASE Regional Accounting Management Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities

Miscellaneous Responsibilities

Fiscal Management/Budget Responsibility/Judicious Use of Resources

Image Responsibilities

Liaison Responsibilities

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.



Education and Experience

Skills and Abilities


Qualified applicants should click APPLY below to upload their résumé and paste their cover letter with salary requirements. Applications without the required skills and experience or salary requirements may not be considered. Preference may be given to applications received before July 15, 2019. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


CASE offers a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive health insurance, to include a high-deductible medical plan option with a health savings account, a PPO medical plan option, dental insurance, a generous 10% retirement contribution, an employee assistance plan, employer-paid life and disability insurance with voluntary supplemental life insurance, voluntary vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuting benefits, as well as legal and identity theft protection plans. After one year of service, staff are also eligible for tuition reimbursement.

We offer a collegial and collaborative work environment with many work-life balance programs, such as a 35-hour work week, regular weekly telecommuting for most exempt-level roles, paid parental leave after one year of service and generous accrued leave policies.

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