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Accounting Manager (MIAMI, FL)


The Accounting Manager reports to the CFO and is responsible for overseeing all accounting and financial reporting functions of the Foundation to ensure timely and accurate reporting. The Accounting Manager supervises the accounting department. The Accounting Manager works on tight deadlines and handles a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager uses strong communication skills to collaborate with other departments, Senior Leadership team, and the CEO. 

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Oversee the financial reporting and general ledger;
  • Prepare annual financial statements with disclosures in accordance with U.S. GAAP;
  • Supervise accounting department;
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end closing;
  • Maintain strong internal controls;
  • Oversee monthly bank reconciliations;
  • Assist with daily banking requirements;
  • Support budget and forecasting activities;
  • Collaborate with and respond to inquiries from other departments;
  • Monitor and analyze department work to improve procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy;
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions;
  • Ensure a clean and timely year-end audit; 
  • Prepare supporting schedules for Form 990;
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department;
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed;
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives and monitor progress;
  • Ensure professional development of staff;
  • Support CFO with special projects and workflow process improvements;
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Master’s in Accounting preferred;
  • Thorough understanding of U.S. GAAP, CPA preferred;
  • Minimum three to five years in the financial reporting/general ledger area (non-profit experience or public accounting preferred); 
  • Minimum one to three years of supervisory experience;
  • Ability to stay current on changes in non-profit accounting principles and taxation;
  • Experience with Financial Edge and Raiser’s Edge preferred but not required;
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to provide guidance and mentor;
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Salary commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package.

The position offers career growth opportunities. NPF is currently in 20 markets and growing. The position will be supporting the CFO in mergers and acquisitions.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to employment@parkinson.orgCandidates only; no recruiters.


Job Description:

The Moving Day Manager is responsible for the implementation of the mission through programs, fundraising events and advisory council and volunteer development. The person in this role will cultivate partnerships and alliances that will promote growth and awareness within the community. The person in this role reports to the Senior Director, National Signature Events.


  • Develop, implement and monitor an annual budget and work plan, including fundraising, public education programs, support services, leadership development and volunteer development.
  • Create and implement strategies to meet fundraising goals through the Moving Day walk program and other events as assigned.
  • Oversee all logistics and volunteer management for Moving Day event(s).
  • Recruit volunteer leaders and committee members to assist in implementing the fundraising work plan.
  • Serve as a consultant and resource to volunteers. Provide professional leadership in planning and implementing their tasks and/or responsibilities.
  • Assure appropriate utilization of volunteer skills and resources and provide guidance in carrying out assignments and recognition for their time and effort.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records and files for fundraising events, programs and activities and routinely review the status of each with your supervisor.
  • Direct the cultivation, solicitation, follow-up and recognition process for individual, corporate and foundation participation and donations related to Moving Day and other events as assigned.
  • Coordinate all collateral materials related to fundraising events, programs and activities.
  • Coordinate community based public education programs and attend local support group meetings.
  • Coordinate public relations and promotion for fundraising events, programs and activities.
  • Perform all other duties and tasks required to support all new and/or proposed fundraising events, programs and activities.
  • Actively seek opportunities to address community needs and positively impact local community while advancing the mission, goals and values.
  • Keep abreast of National Office activities and properly utilize the resources available.
  • Be knowledgeable about Parkinson's disease and the Foundation's strategic plan and operations.
  • Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of the facilities, equipment and documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience/Skills required:

  • BA/BS degree
  • Five to seven years in not-for-profit fundraising, preferably within a health-related organization.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful fundraising experience that includes special events, corporate/foundation giving, donor cultivation and recognition, donor records and acknowledgement.
  • Proven and applicable skills in strategic planning and budgeting and volunteer development .
  • Self-motivated, results oriented leader with strong organizational skills.
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Raiser's Edge and Luminate Online/Convio a plus

How to apply:

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to the attention of Kayln Henkel at In your cover letter please discuss your qualifications, why you think you would be a good fit for this position, and your salary requirements (range is fine). No phone inquires will be taken for this position.


Job description:

The Sr. Major Gift Officer reports to the Vice President of Constituent & Corporate Relations. In ordination with the development team, the Sr. Major Gift Officer is responsible for initiating and developing relationships with current and prospective donors to the National Parkinson Foundation (, work in conjunction with the VP of Constituent & Corporate Relations to manage a portfolio of prospects, implement the major gifts strategy and meet the organization’s fundraising goals. THIS position can be performed remotely. Resumes with cover letter should be sent to


  • Work with Fund raising team to identify appropriate donor prospects (individual, corporate and philanthropic foundations).
  • Create and execute plans for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of these prospects.
  • Develop ‘moves plan’ for all assigned prospects, write major gift proposals when appropriate, ask for the donation and close the gift.
  • Personally develop relationships with prospects, solicit prospects.
  • Maintain strong relationships with program staff to understand programs and anticipate funding needs.
  • Effectively communicate with VP of Constituent & Corporate Relations regarding development activities and progress versus goals.
  • Utilize systems to optimize major gift fund raising activities. Keep up-to-date prospect activity records.
  • NPF currently uses Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Promote a collegial atmosphere within the fund raising department, and organization-wide, working cooperatively with all fundraising staff to help them and the department attain its overall financial and advancement goals.
  • Able to meet goals on a consistent basis.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.