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Senior Accountant

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ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW 

STRIVE is a leading national workforce development solution for people who face the biggest obstacles to employment. Our proven model propels students into careers that lead to upward mobility and define the promise of the American Dream. Headquartered in East Harlem, New York, and since its founding in 1984, STRIVE has helped more than 75,000 graduates prepare for career success through employment programs geared toward those left behind in the economy, including adults, young adults, and those with a history in the justice system. Learn more about the STRIVE Difference in our 3-minute video.

STRIVE operates in New York City, Atlanta, Georgia, and through partners in cities across the country. In 2019, STRIVE embarked on an ambitious growth plan to expand our impact in current and new cities.

SUMMARY

The Senior Accountant maintains fiscal integrity, adhering to and reinforcing new and existing processes, with regulatory and organization standards. This position will analyze existing processes and systems and work closely with the CFAO to streamline current systems and establish standard operating procedures that provide maximum benefit to all parties involved. The Senior Accountant will lead the day-to-day accounting operations, which include financial accounting and payroll. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Prudent management of Temporarily Restricted Net Asset (TRNA) Schedule
  • Collaborate with CFAO on all budget preparation (including the annual budget), analysis, and forecasting
  • Provides documentation for the federal tax return preparation
  • Support annual financial audits and single audits (OMB A-133) as needed and ensuring “audit readiness/compliance” of assigned grants
  • Provide excellent customer service related to payroll, accounting, reporting, budgeting, and analysis including consistent accounting treatment of all transactions and timely, accurate reporting
  • Work under the supervision of the CFAO to develop and implement revised procedures for the department/organization.
  • Prepare program and grant allocation worksheet and set-up in the system
  • Support and maintain all financial schedules related to revenue recognition, inter-company balances, rent, payroll, accruals, fixed assets, and prepaid expenses
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close
  • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of monthly bank reconciliations and create monthly cash flow statements
  • Process employee payroll entries in the accounting system, review staff timesheets, and ensure payroll allocation based on contracts
  • Reconcile quarterly form 941 to the GL
  • Perform other related duties as requested or assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • Strong understanding of GAAP, accruals, and prepaid expenses
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Organized mindset, detail-oriented, and able to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Ability to effectively work with a diverse team, working collaboratively toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties
  • Nonprofit accounting and working knowledge of fund accounting software
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a changing environment
  • Discretion and sensitivity to confidential company and employee information
  • Maintain a high level of consistent work ethic and integrity in working relationships and all work-related duties
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to be both diplomatic and confident 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

While performing the duties of this classification, the employee must possess the physical capabilities to perform the following: the ability to carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds, sitting, typing, reaching, handling, talking, hearing, seeing, standing, walking, stooping, and bending. While performing the duties of this classification, the employee works in an office setting where the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

STRIVE considers applicants for all positions without regard to race; color; religion; gender; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW 

STRIVE is a leading national workforce development solution for people who face the biggest obstacles to employment. Our proven model propels students into careers that lead to upward mobility and define the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

BENEFITS

STRIVE offers the following benefits:

  • Health Care Plans (Medical Plans That Offer Gym Reimbursement Programs, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO & Public Holidays – The Office is Closed The Week of Christmas Through New Year’s Day)
  • Paid Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Pre-tax Commuter Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • Summer Fridays
  • Financial Literacy Program
  • Flexible Work Schedules

BENEFITS

STRIVE offers the following benefits:

  • Health Care Plans (Medical Plans That Offer Gym Reimbursement Programs, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
205 E 122nd St, New York, NY 10035, USA
3rd Floor

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