Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Senior Accountant will prepare financial statements, verify financial records and transactions, analyze cash flow, review budgets, and forecasts, oversee audits, and develop paperwork for regulatory reporting. Our ideal candidate has at least two years of professional accounting experience with a track record for providing accurate and efficient work.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares monthly reconciliations for all accounts, including bank reconciliations.
Manage general ledger and assist month-end and year-end close processes.
Maintains and updates spreadsheets, reports, and journal entry templates with cross-checks to other appropriate data sources to ensure the accuracy of outcomes.
Develops and maintains systems of logs and records of financial activity to support accounting entries, information, and reports.
Utilizes Excel spreadsheet skills to collect and maintain financial data for analysis.
Prepares accounts receivable and expense reconciliations on a monthly basis and prepares to adjust journal entries as needed.
Prepares and analyzes balance sheet and income statement accounts.
Assists in the preparation of annual and audit reports, financial audits, and subsequent grant audits throughout the year.
Assists in the review of grant expenditures and ensures proper spend-down.
Oversee accounts payable and receivable processes.
Verify the accuracy of requisition and invoice submission.
Process employee expense and travel reimbursement request
Other administrative duties assigned by the CFO.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license preferred but not required
2+ years of experience as an accountant
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software
Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting, and cost control principles and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national regulations
Excellent communication skills
Skills & Abilities:
Able to perform general bookkeeping, including double-entry accounting and reconciliations.
Understands the chart of accounts, trial balance, and balance sheet
Ability to work well with multiple deadlines and research effectively in multiple mediums.
Demonstrate strong interpersonal, decision-making, problem-solving, oral, and written skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Work well under pressure and deadlines.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None required; CPA is preferred
The physical requirements of the position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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