Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary

An Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization earns an average salary of $67,939 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$43,708 - $101,565
MEDIAN: $67,939

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$43,435 - $108,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154

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Job Description for Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization

Accounting directors of non-profit organizations are among their chief financial controllers and executives, and are generally responsible for overseeing accounting operations. They must ensure that all financial transactions are documented, whether they involve the intake of funds through donations or the outlay of funds in accordance with the group's stated goals. They also work to ensure transparent practices which conform to accepted accounting principles within the organization.


Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization Tasks

  • Establish internal controls for organization and ensure compliance with organizational and government regulations.
  • Prepare financial reports and statements detailing the status of organization funds.
  • Oversee organization budget and financial transactions, including payroll, contracting, and accounts.
  • Participate in organization’s financial and business planning.

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Experience Affects Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

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Skills That Affect Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization Salaries

Financial Reporting
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Word
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Financial Applications
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.


69 %
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 8%