Careers2018-08-09T15:07:40+00:00

2018 Careers

Bookkeeper and HR/Benefits Manager

Who we are:

ACT | The App Association represents more than 5,000 app makers and connected device companies in the mobile economy. Most of our members are small tech companies with passionate people who build apps that make the world better, more fun, and more efficient. You may already have some of their apps on your phone. Our team is professional, collaborative, and effective, and we are the leading industry resource on market strategy, regulated industries, privacy, and security.

Who you are:

The App Association is seeking an energetic professional who can wear multiple hats.  The Bookkeeper and HR/Benefits Manager is responsible for the administrative, financial, human resources, and benefits administration functions for the organization and to a lesser degree, its subtenants.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office, Slack, Dropbox, and 1Password. Experience using Asana or similar project management software is a plus.
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Desktop, including knowledge of in-house payroll processing using QuickBooks Desktop Enhanced Payroll.
  • Basic knowledge of HR processes and best practices.
  • Interest and experience in identifying and implementing processes and procedures to improve work efficiency and productivity.
  • Ability to problem-solve independently.
  • Must be resourceful, independent, creative, and excited to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • 3+ years of QuickBooks experience.
  • 3+ years of experience working as an Office Manager or Executive Assistant.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and develop organizational procedures and systems for office personnel, including filing, accounts payable, payroll, HR, and budgeting, with as-needed support from external consultants.
  • Business licensing and reporting for multiple organizations.
  • Maintaining records in QuickBooks of all transactions made through Accounts Payable and Receivable as well as reconciling all bank accounts and credits cards on a monthly basis, monitoring cash flow.
  • Review and process expense and FSA reimbursement requests.
  • Organize accounting and tax-related files.
  • Process monthly payroll, inclusive of processing all state and federal liability payment/forms monthly, quarterly, and annually.
  • Federal and multiple state lobbying reporting for multiple entities.
  • Oversee onboarding of new employees.
  • Prepare and maintain personnel files.
  • Prepare and maintain handbook on policies and procedures.
  • Answer day-to-day employee questions regarding benefits or payroll and fulfill requests.
  • Manage annual benefit open enrollment and review.
  • Complete annual benefits administration functions such as various censuses and 5500 filing.
  • Handle sensitive employee information with the utmost confidentiality and discretion.
  • Provide backup to Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator on office operations and event logistics.
  • Routinely organize and schedule appointments and book international travel on behalf of the team. Act as backup to Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator for organizing domestic travel arrangements.
  • Greet and host visitors, clients, and employees, manage incoming and outgoing mail, and sign for packages (duties shared with Administrative Assistant/Events Coordinator).
  • This list of job duties is not exhaustive and may be revised from time to time per business needs.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Membership Manager

Who we are:

ACT | The App Association represents more than 5,000 app makers and connected device companies in the mobile economy. Most of our members are small tech companies with passionate people who build apps that make the world better, more fun, and more efficient. You may already have some of their apps on your phone. Our team is professional, collaborative, and effective, and we are the leading industry resource on market strategy, regulated industries, privacy, and security.

 Who you are:

The App Association is seeking an energetic membership manager with some experience with trade associations, or similar membership-driven organizations, as well as experience with membership databases. You are excited about building relationships with the tech innovators and entrepreneurs who are our members. You are interested in researching companies around the United States that are doing new and interesting work in technology, including in connected health and the internet of things.

You will be primarily responsible for communicating with App Association members about our programs, resources, and initiatives, and identifying and activating appropriate members on key issues. You will work with the director of membership and member communications manager to find appropriate companies for special projects and events and will spearhead member engagement, including identifying areas of interest and concern for members, and the development of relevant resources for members. You will research potential association members, conduct initial outreach to potential members, and maintain the member database. This position reports to the director of membership.

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with a good attention to detail, including copyediting skills
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently but also collaborate with staff at various levels
  • An interest in tech policy and a curiosity about tech and the small businesses that drive the app economy.

Responsibilities:

  • Researching potential members
  • Recruiting new members
  • Activating members
  • Database maintenance
  • Event planning
  • Relationship building

To apply for the Membership Manager position, please send your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to [email protected].