Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization Salary
An Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization earns an average salary of $77,909 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
|Salary||$44,055 - $119,847|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,241|
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|$43,156 - $125,914|
|Hourly Rate||$16.73 - $73.97|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $10,241|
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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.Read More...
These accounting directors typically oversee a team of a range of employees, from licensed accountants to volunteer workers. They must establish procedures for the thorough documentation of all financial contributions and donations accepted by the organization; these systems involve noting all credited contributions and issuing tax-related documentation to contributors. They also receive reports generated by this activity and review them regularly for accuracy.
Those in this position generally supervise the documentation of all money utilized/spent by the organization, ensure accurate and proper reporting of these transactions, and record them in report-form for executives and board members. Because of the non-profit nature of these organizations, their accounting directors may perform frequent audits of all areas related to the handling and documentation of funding. Many contributors require the results of such audits as a prerequisite for continued involvement with the organization.
Candidates for this position should have an accounting degree, and most employers prefer those with a degree and practical experience in both for-profit and non-profit corporate accounting, perhaps at a supervisory or managerial levels. Applicants should expect to work in an office environment during regular business hours. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization Tasks
- Oversee organization budget and financial transactions, including payroll, contracting, and accounts.
- Participate in organization's financial and business planning.
- Establish internal controls for organization and ensure compliance with organizational and government regulations.
- Prepare financial reports and statements detailing the status of organization funds.
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Pay by Experience for an Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization has a positive trend. An entry-level Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 32 salaries. An Accounting Director, Non-Profit Organization with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 21 salaries.
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