Accounting, Auditing, Bookkeeping, Community, Social Services, Nonprofit, Finance, Economics, Banking
4 Year Degree
Department: Finance Reports to: Assistant Director, Financial Operations and Reporting
The Accounting Supervisor serves as the primary financial resource responsible for all general ledger activity. This position oversees the recording of all the organization’s financial activity and ensures all financial transactions are recorded in accordance with applicable accounting principles. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including preparation of financial statements, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure and preparation of Financial Statements.
Manage, plan, organize and coordinate the activities of the General Ledger Accounting Team to ensure deadlines are met and work is accurate, complete and consistent with PCORI policies and procedures, as well as applicable accounting principles.
Review and approve journal entries and ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close of the general ledger. Ensure adequate support documentation and record retention.
Prepare or review reconciliations. All reconciliations are well documented and differences are sufficiently researched, cleared in a timely manner and resolution is adequately documented.
Prepare financial statements and provide analytical support regarding financial statements.
Work closely with the Assistant Director to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit. Work closely with the financial statement auditors ensuring that PCORI is responsive to the auditors’ requests for documentation.
Assist and collaborate with others as needed during the GAO review/audit.
Monitor daily cash position, perform cash flow projection for operation purpose to request PCOR Trust Fund draw downs.
Assist with maintaining schedules for investment of funds in accordance with Board directives.
Assist in the development of the organization’s annual operating budget and monitoring.
Assist in development and implementation of new policies and procedures to enhance internal controls and the workflow of the department.
Consistently exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
Collaborate with other individuals to support the overall needs and objectives of the Finance team
Supervise Senior Accountant including providing coaching and mentoring
Support Assistant Director with special projects and workflow process improvements
Incumbent(s) in this position may be required to perform other duties and special assignments not specifically stated above.
Statements outlined in this section are designated as essential job functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
*PCORI Staff Conflict of Interest Statement - No PCORI employee can receive a direct financial benefit from a healthcare related organization during the course of his/her employment with PCORI.
PCORI conducts background checks on all applicants.
PCORI is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workplace.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as they apply to non-profit organizations and financial reporting
Knowledge of non-profit accounting and auditing procedures, laws, rules and regulations.
Advanced Microsoft (Excel, Work, Access and PowerPoint) skills
Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to make presentations
Organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects on time
Demonstrated ability to manage/mentor junior team members
Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity a must
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required; CPA preferred
5-7 years’ experience in accounting and auditing field
Intacct experience desirable
Experience working in non-for-profit or governmental accounting environment preferred
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