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WHO WE ARE

Avenue is an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to building affordable homes and strengthening communities. We are a values-led organization with a culture of appreciation. Our team upholds our values in pursuit of our mission and in our day-to-day actions and interactions. Avenue serves over 7,000 people annually through four main lines of business: affordable housing, family asset building, community initiatives programming, and home repair. We seek passionate, dedicated employees to help us fulfill our mission and positively impact the communities that we serve. Avenue offers competitive compensation and benefits.

For more information about what we do, please visit us at www.avenuecdc.org.


ABOUT THE POSITION

This Senior Accountant role supports Avenue's mission by working directly with the Controller and program personnel to ensure accounting processes are functioning accurately and accurate monthly financial reports are delivered on a timely basis. The Senior Accountant is also responsible for managing the organization's AP and Purchasing processes, working with the Controller and CFO on the preparation of the annual budget, and supporting internal and external auditors as needed.

The Senior Accountant will support the organization's accounting functions, including general ledger maintenance, the budgetary process, and providing accounting support to all departments. This position will work closely with the Controller and Accounting Assistant to ensure accurate and timely journal entries and account reconciliations.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • General Accounting
  • Full cycle Accounts Payable
  • Full cycle Purchasing
  • Support Month-End Close Process
  • External Reporting and Audit

Required

  • Associate's Degree or higher in Accounting or Business-related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in full cycle Accounting
  • Experience with Sage Intacct or similar ERP accounting systems*
  • Analytical skills and thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Preferred

  • Real Estate Accounting experience preferred
  • Not for Profit Accounting experience preferred
  • Detailed Ledger Accounting experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Power Point) and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.
  • Strong customer service orientation- Responds promptly to staff needs; responds to requests for service and assistance; timely prepares reports, checks or purchase orders.
  • Excellent people skills: ability to work well with a diverse range of individuals
  • Team orientation, with proven ability to work collaboratively with staff and external parties, such as outside vendors on account issues, resolving issues effectively while building relationships for future use.
  • Interest in the mission and work of Avenue
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, time-management and problem-solving skills
  • Professional verbal and written communications skills required.

**Please review attached job description for complete details.


What We Offer:

In addition to opportunities for growth and meaningful work, Avenue offers a very generous benefit and paid leave package to eligible employees.

Benefits Include:

  • Short Term Disability - 100% Employer Paid
  • Long Term Disability - 100% Employer Paid
  • Life Insurance & ADD - 100% Employer Paid
  • 401k Plan with 3% Employer Match once eligible, 100% vesting
  • Medical - offers a 100% Employer Paid for base plan (other fee-based plans offered)
  • Dental & Vision options
  • Paid Professional Development

Avenue offers work/life balance through:

  • Accrued Paid vacation for both Part-Time and Full-Time employees
  • Seven (7) health and wellness days given
  • Holiday pay for agency closure during December 24th through January 1st
  • Paid parental leave
  • Hybrid Schedule: Every Monday and Friday allows for optional remote work

Avenue is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

**Please review attached job description for complete details.

WHO WE ARE

Avenue is an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to building affordable homes and strengthening communities. We are a values-led organization with a culture of appreciation. Our team upholds our values in…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 25, 2022
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
USD $60,000 - USD $68,000
/ year

Benefits

Benefits eligible - Medical, Dental, Vision; STD/LTD, Ins; Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays; Paid Health & Wellness days; 401k and employer match, Paid Professional Development

Benefits eligible - Medical, Dental, Vision; STD/LTD, Ins; Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays; Paid Health & Wellness days; 401k and employer match, Paid Professional Development

Location

On-site
Houston, TX, USA

How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


https://avenuecdc.isolvedhire.com/jobs/571683-92959.html

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


https://avenuecdc…

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