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Associate Consultant (FMA)

Company Overview

Fiscal Management Associates (FMA) exists to build a community of individuals with the confidence and skills to lead organizations that change the world. We believe that resilience and innovation are achieved through an organizational culture that values learning, problem-solving, and a strong commitment to continuous improvement. To promote this, FMA provides fiscal and operations consulting and outsourced services to nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.

Position Summary

The Associate Consultant provides accounting and/or consulting services to clients within established firm and accounting guidelines.  Completes routine accounting assignments with minimal supervision.  The Associate Consultant reports to FMA Managers and Consultants.


  • Assists the SOS team in completion of basic accounting and/or consulting tasks not limited to: posting of cash receipts and disbursements, posting of journal entries, bank reconciliations, supporting documentation delivery and support in developing client accounting systems.
  • Prepares standard accounting work papers and statements for assigned service areas.
  • Assists with software implementation projects.
  • Participates in planning and case management activities.
  • Attending, and when appropriate presenting at, appropriate training, conferences and networking events.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (or similar field) with a major in accounting required
  • Previous accounting experience in a nonprofit setting preferred
  • CPA certificate is not required; however, this individual is expected to progress professionally towards obtaining a CPA certificate
  • Strong knowledge of Fund Accounting Software products, Excel and Microsoft Office


FMA offers an exciting and rewarding environment for motivated professionals. We are driven by a desire to identify solutions to challenging problems and dedicated to making a difference through both teamwork and independent thought and action. FMA serves organizations across the country from offices in New York, Chicago and Oakland.  We offer competitive compensation (including incentive compensation opportunities) and benefit plans as well as a flexible work environment.

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