The Staff Accountant, who reports directly to the Executive Director, oversees the financial management functions of the organization by building and maintaining the accounting and financial reporting systems. This position includes internal and external functions and duties.
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• A four-year degree in accounting or related field. • Two years of increasingly responsible accounting and budget control experience, including bookkeeping and general ledger responsibilities. • Knowledge of: generally accepted accounting principles; unique aspects of non-profit and government accounting; grant accounting and budgeting principles and procedures; fiscal record keeping procedures and reporting requirements; budgetary control techniques; spreadsheet and accounting applications • Skill : preparing, monitoring, analyzing, and revising multiple-funded program budgets; preparing, analyzing cost allocations for shared tasks over multiple programs; reading, and interpreting complex regulations and policies; developing and revising fiscal control systems; preparing and maintaining a variety of reports and records and submitting within deadlines; using Microsoft Excel (with working familiarity of Visual Basic and pivot tables); leading and managing teams to ensure fiscal responsibility • Experience working with or in diverse communities. • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team to advance organizational mission and voice and to perform variety of duties as needed in organization.
• Experience in team/group development and process and program evaluation. • Experience working in the nonprofit sector. • Experience with state, federal and private foundation grants. • Bi-Lingual.
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