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Senior Gift Processor (1 opportunity) – Office of Advancement
The Office of Advancement advances the mission of Georgetown through fundraising and alumni engagement activities. The office has many departments including event planning, fundraising, volunteer management, communications, data management, and analytics.
The Senior Gift Processor is primarily responsible for the prompt and accurate processing of all gifts to the University, facilitating receipts, and reporting procedures. Reporting to the Gift Processing Manager, the Senior Gift Processor has duties that include but are not limited to:
Processes batches, as assigned for recording gifts into AQ; accurately; calculates and applies any quid pro quo or other amount that may reduce the tax deductibility of a gift; assists Manager and Director with ensuring department meets monthly close deadlines and other financial deadlines; checks own work to ensure recording is accurate and timely; and, as directed, peer reviews others to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
Records Manual Gifts, Gifts-In-Kind, and other non-cash gifts.
Ensures all In Memory Of and In Honor Gifts are recorded accurately and timely
Records expectancies, revocable, and irrevocable trusts, and other planned giving instruments.
Assists Manager with recording corrections, wires, complex major gifts, journal entries, and ACH transactions.
Research and Create Records
Liaisons with Records Team in the creation and editing of constituents records that may hinder the continuous processing of gifts.
Assists the Manager and Director with responding to incoming external request through general e-mail boxes.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Technology and/or at least 3 years of professional-level related experience - preferably with a University or a nonprofit organization
Experience with processing funds to restricted and unrestricted accounts
Thorough and complete knowledge of all aspects of gift and pledge processing, acknowledgments, and gift publicity procedures
Demonstrable working knowledge of standards related to gift administration, such as CASE Standards, FASB Accounting rules, and IRS guidelines
High detail orientation, with a critical degree of accuracy regarding data entry and analysis
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong communications skills for effective interaction with a diverse constituency
Ability to prioritize work and to perform multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to deadlines
Good problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a team member
Ability to understand and follow directions and complex policies and procedures
Significant level of confidentiality in the handling of donor and financial
Capacity to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment
Solid background in Google email/calendar/documents and Microsoft Excel
Preference for experience with Salesforce
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