GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Works in a financial team environment to assist the agency meet various financial reporting deadlines and payroll timelines as well as do reconciliation, create and track budgets. Aid and assist in contract management. This position supervises accounting personnel as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting (CPA Preferred)
5-7 years’ experience in accounting (preferably in non-profit environment)
Has excellent interpersonal and group process skills. Is accurate, conscientious and flexible with attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint etc. Accepts direction, is well organized, and has the ability to meet deadlines. Has good handwriting. Willingness to work in a team environment. The Senior Alliance is a non-profit 501c(3) where philanthropy on behalf of the agency is a requirement of all employees. Perform job functions with low supervision, ethics, honesty and integrity.
Employee must have proficient knowledge of:
- Principals of accounting, including generally accepted accounting principles, practices and procedures.
- Budget preparation, budget control, and financial reporting procedures.
- Computer systems and their application to accounting, preferably in a network environment.
- Works directly under CFO/Deputy Director
- With very low supervision work and maintain daily, weekly and monthly accounting tasks like (not limited to) posting Journal Entries, Bank Reconciliations, Bank Deposits, Accounts Receivable tracking and reconciliation, process bi-weekly or more frequent payments, prepare various Balance Sheet account schedules on a monthly basis etc.
- Oversees various grants from Federal and State funded entities and ensures Agency’s timely and accurate reporting to Grantors
- May oversee Contract Specialist and Accounting Specialist Staff
- Reviews/Prepares audit schedules on an on-going basis
- Update and implement fiscal policies and procedures in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and The Senior Alliance Financial Policies and Procedures Manual.
- Accurately establish and maintain financial records.
- Prepare and monitor budgets and financial reports.
- Apply accounting/financial monitoring and auditing principles and procedures.
- Compile, review and analyze financial and statistical data.
- Make mathematical calculations necessary to carry out assigned functions.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others, including management, staff, vendors, other agencies and the public.
- Use Microsoft Office products – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint etc. Knowledge of using any accounting software is helpful.
- Provide training and direction to staff.
- Follow oral and written directions and use good judgment in recognizing the scope and limit of delegated authority.
- Communicate orally and in writing on accounting issues to individuals with varying degrees of accounting familiarity.
- Establish and maintain cooperative and professional working relationships with others, including management, staff, vendors, other agencies and the public.
- Organize work and set priorities to meet deadlines working within prescribed time constraints
- Prepares accounts payable, payroll processing, and reconciliations.
- Prepares monthly and quarterly revenue and expenditure reports as needed
- Handles other duties as assigned