Position Summary: Primarily responsible for all operational aspects of the organization’s accounting systems.
General Purpose: Manage the Organization’s accounting systems. Ensures that the general ledger is a true and accurate representation of the Organization’s finances. Displays excellent interpersonal and communications skills in order to work closely and cooperatively with internal and external customers.
Prepare financial statements and reports accurately and on time.
Ensure the accounting practices comply with contractual and funding source obligations, applicable government and regulatory requirements and overall objectives of social services organization.
Coordinate the monthly and year-end general ledger closings to prepare internal financial statements and schedules.
Act as a liaison to external auditors and assist the Director with the annual audit.
Ensure adequate preparation for funder audits, including audits from the City, State or Federal government.
Assist with annual operating and capital budgets.
Conducts studies and investigations of financial aspects of the Organization and prepares reports for the Director.
Accurately maintain temporarily restricted and permanently restricted accounting records and subsidiary details.
Prepare and post monthly depreciation entries. Keep records of fixed assets additions and maintain and update the depreciation schedules on an ongoing basis.
Prepare and post semi-monthly payroll journal entries including salary allocation to various grants and departments.
Monitor cash accounts and cash flow throughout month.
Reconcile monthly the various bank and investment accounts, payroll reports with general ledger and cash receipts with the bank statements.
Various monthly account reconciliations.
Maintain and update schedules for prepaid expenses.
Other duties as assigned.
Possess a thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures as they apply to nonprofit organizations.
Establish and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships at all levels.
Ability to effectively collaborate and interact with co-workers and outside constituencies in a manner that is professional, productive, and reflective of social services organization’s core values.
Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance (transcript required).
Minimum three years’ verifiable experience working with government funding agencies (developing budgets, preparing vouchers, maintaining productive working relationships, cost allocations, fund accounting).
Experience with Great Plains accounting software.
Minimum three years’ experience with cash management and bank & investment account reconciliation.
Comfort level working with an extremely diverse populations.