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Foundation Accountant

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University of Mary Washington Foundation | Fredericksburg, VA
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University of Mary Washington Foundation


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$40,000 - $44,000FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The University of Mary Washington (UMW) Foundation is accepting applications for the position of Foundation Accountant. This position is a junior level opportunity, however, UMW Foundation is a diverse and complex organization with a variety of options for professional growth and development. The successful applicant will be energetic and personable while always remaining diligent and precise and possessing a keen attention to detail. The objectives and requirements of the position are as follows:

Title: Foundation Accountant

Department: Finance

Reports To: Senior Accountant

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Pay Range: $40,000-$44,000 ($19.23/hr-$21.15/hr)

Organizational Objective: The University of Mary Washington (UMW) Foundation accepts, manages, and administers private resources to further the mission and priorities of UMW and to provide opportunities for institutional excellence unavailable with state funds.

Purpose of Position: The Foundation Accountant is responsible for the processing of all payments to individuals and vendors, the processing of all deposits, the processing of journal entries, the processing of IRS Forms 1096 and 1099, and the maintenance of documentation and records in support of these processes for the Foundation and all of its related LLCs.

Education and Competencies Required:

  • Associate’s degree in a business related field
  • Experience in bookkeeping, accounting, and financial reporting
  • Ability to analyze and prepare financial transactions, reconciliations, and reports
  • Excellent computer skills including those of computerized accounting systems and spreadsheet applications
  • Close attention to detail with the ability to organize and multitask effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with all users of Foundation funds, senior management, and the Foundation Board of Directors

Education and Competencies Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field with specialization in Accounting
  • Excellent knowledge of the Blackbaud Financial Edge Accounting Systems
  • Excellent knowledge of Google G Suite for Business application suite
  • Experience with nonprofit accounting
  • Experience with real estate and/or hotel accounting
  • Familiarity with real estate property management

Position Responsibilities and Expected Percentage of Time:

  • Disbursement processing-30%
  • Contribution and other receipts processing-20%
  • Journal entry recording-10%
  • Vendor maintenance and IRS reporting-10%
  • Management and affiliated organization reporting-10%
  • Document processing and retention-20%

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check conducted in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Candidates must possess a current valid driver’s license and independent mode of transportation. The successful candidate will be expected to be available for occasional travel and evening and weekend work hours.

The University of Mary Washington (UMW) Foundation is accepting applications for the position of Foundation Accountant. This position is a junior level opportunity, however, UMW Foundation is a diverse and complex organization with a…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required

Benefits

The UMW Foundation offers an outstanding benefits package, which includes employer-paid health, life, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance, optional dental and optical insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan that provides for 100% immediate vesting in all employer contributions. This position also offers 15 vacation days, 15 sick days and 17 paid holidays annually. Other information about UMW Foundation and its operations is available at www.umwf.org.

The UMW Foundation offers an outstanding benefits package, which includes employer-paid health, life, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance, optional…

How to Apply

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format to hr@umwf.org and include “Foundation Accountant” in the subject line of your email message. The selection committee will begin reviewing resumes on February 3; however, the position will remain open and the Foundation will continue accepting applications until the position is filled.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format to hr@umwf.org and include “Foundation Accountant” in the subject line of your email message…

Location

1125 Jefferson Davis Hwy Ste 200, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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