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Senior Accountant

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POSITION OBJECTIVE:   

Lead the day-to-day oversight of accounting, finance, payroll, financial reporting and budgeting. Also involved in a range of strategic planning and development activities. Support the Director of Finance, who is the primary liaison to the Audit, Budget and Investment committees at the Church.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts
  • Monthly revenue reconciliation between general ledger and donor systems
  • Prepare all month-end journals and review with Director of Finance
  • Run financial statements & reports and provide explanation for variances
  • Maintain chart of accounts and set up/adjust report templates
  • Assist with production of annual budget and import into general ledger
  • Supervise the annual financial audit. Prepare and run reports for annual audit, ensuring 'audit readiness' in Q1
  • Provide excellent customer service related to accounting, reporting, budgeting, analysis, and grant management including consistent accounting treatment of all transactions and timely, accurate reporting
  • Troubleshoot accounting/donor system issues (fund integration, batch import, etc.)
  • During annual pledge drive in Q3, assist Development Department: 1) reconcile pledges between system, 2) produce weekly pledge report to track new pledges and analyze member giving history
  • Assist Office Manager for Outreach and Missions with grant reporting and budgeting
  • Ensure that the daily financial and accounting functions are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and all applicable regulatory
  • Prepare and present financial statements and related reports, including balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow reports, budgets, and variance analysis to projects, and external and internal management team as required
  • Participate in evaluating, improving and documenting policies and procedures
  • May be required to train and/or guide other team members
  • Other duties as assigned


PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 3+ years non-profit accounting experience. 
  • Extensive knowledge of computer software, high degree of proficiency in Excel and pivot tables required.
  • Previous experience with web based general ledger system, as well as QuickBooks.
  • Work experience in a busy office environment.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.


PERSONAL QUALITIES DESIRED:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Dependable, compassionate, and loyal.
  • Careful attention to detail.
  • Flexibility, able to balance competing demands from multiple departments.
  • Proactive approach—a self-starter who actively seeks ways to add value to Fifth Avenue’s mission and activities.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:   

Lead the day-to-day oversight of accounting, finance, payroll, financial reporting and budgeting. Also involved in a range of strategic planning and development activities. Support the Director of Finance, who is the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 31, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

·        Competitive salary based upon experience.

·        Benefits: 100% paid health, dental and vision insurance

·        Annual contribution to 403(b) retirement savings account

·        Vacation: 2 weeks, increasing based upon length of service

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:

·        Competitive salary based upon experience.

·        Benefits: 100% paid health, dental and vision insurance

·        Annual contribution to 403(b) retirement savings account…

Location

On-site
7 West 55th St, New York, NY 10019, United States

How to Apply

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