The Senior Accountant will assist with the financial reporting, accounting responsibilities and administration of the day-to-day operations of the accounting function; apply proper accounting treatment; follow appropriate internal controls; assist in the accounting for complex reconciliations; analyze and interpret financial results and perform special projects as required. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Accounting Operations and General Responsibilities
Prepare and review various general ledger entries and reconciliations.
Prepare timely monthly close analysis for review with accounting and management.
Support financial analysis as it relates to short term and long-range financial planning.
Provide detailed analysis of accounting for month-end accruals for proper expense recognition.
Aid with ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects.
Articulate financial concepts to non-finance business partners in a clear and concise manner.
Prepare schedules as requested during external audit and federal tax return process.
Administration of vendor records, payment processing and credit card program. Including but not limited to monthly credit card expense analysis, weekly payment analysis and annual 1099 reporting.
Team and Relationship Management
Serve as a point of contact for internal staff for assistance with expense coding, budgeting, grant reporting and other questions as needed.
Serve as intermediary between accounting department and subledger owners.
Communicate with third party vendor and prepare reports as needed to fulfill state reporting requirements.
Communicate with banking and investment partners for wires and other transactions.
The qualified candidate will possess (a/an):
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field; CPA or Candidate preferred.
Minimum of three years of accounting/finance experience.
Strong data entry skills with meticulous attention to details and timelines.
Advanced Excel Worksheet skills.
Strong technical skills; the ability to learn particular accounting software/programs.
Experience with Blackbaud/Financial Edge products, Concur, and/or Centage/Planning Maestro preferred.
Sound knowledge of accounting principles, standards and regulations, particularly within a non-profit setting.
Exceptional judgment and discretion with the highest level of integrity and confidentiality