Accounting Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive annual salary

Published

06/08/2018

Address

2113 Third Avenue
Seattle
Washington
98121
United States

Description

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://plymouthcareers.silkroad.com/



 WHY WORK AT PLYMOUTH?

Plymouth Housing Group's mission is to house people who have been homeless. From small beginnings in 1980, Plymouth has grown to manage 14 buildings in Downtown Seattle. Plymouth is celebrated as a national leader and pioneer in the field of permanent supportive housing. Plymouth's portfolio consists of historic and new state-of-the-art buildings. One of the joys of working at Plymouth is being surrounded by fun and dedicated teammates who are passionate about being part of the solution to our region's homelessness crisis. Join Plymouth's finance team and put your accounting skills toward a great cause.


JOB SUMMARY

Plymouth Housing Group is a non-profit organization which builds and operates apartment buildings for very low-income individuals, and provides housing case management services for the residents. Most of our residents were formerly homeless. Our Finance Department tracks the accounting for apartment building operations, commercial tenants, construction or renovation of buildings, social service grants, fundraising and the overall Plymouth organization. The Accounting Manager is responsible for the accounts payable (AP) and accounts receivable (AR) processes for the organization. This position supervises the AP and AR Accountants. This position is also responsible for other accounting tasks, as assigned, such as government grant accounting or housing development accounting.


ABOUT PLYMOUTH

Plymouth Housing Group is non-profit organization with 160+ employees and an annual operating budget of over $21 million. Our mission is to eliminate homelessness and stabilize homeless and very-low-income people in housing by preserving, developing, and operating safe, decent, affordable housing, and by providing opportunities for homeless and very-low-income people to improve their lives. Plymouth owns and operates 13 apartment buildings in the downtown Seattle corridor, providing permanent homes to over 1,000 people.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

•Supervise and mentor AR and AP Accountants.

•Handle responsibility for the review of AP invoices and the timely payment of bills.

•Ensure that the accounts payable system and vendor files are accurate and up-to-date.

•Arrange for timely IRS Form 1099 reporting and issuance of vendor B notices.

•Ensure residential and commercial tenant rents are processed in a timely manner and are accurate.

•Oversee the monthly reconciliation of all AP & AR general ledger accounts.

•Maintain current operating procedures for AP, AR and other assigned areas of responsibility.

•Responsible for the accounting and reconciliations related to other assigned projects, such as the development accounting for construction projects and/or the accounting for government grants.

•Assist with budget development for the agency, as well as the development and monitoring of an annual work plan to accomplish strategic goals.

•Prepare financial reports for management and outside funders.

•Assist with the annual audits and tax returns, including reconciliations, adjustments, closing entries and schedule preparation.

•Coordinate financial functions to assure that staff members have information needed to carry out organizational priorities and activities.

•Assist the Controller in monitoring and reviewing work assignments and group projects for Finance Department staff.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

•Supervisory experience.

•Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or a combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

•3-5 years of accounting experience with progressively more responsible fiscal, administrative, and leadership duties.

•Experience mentoring and training staff.

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a desire to work in an environment requiring teamwork, effective conflict resolution and respect for others.

•Ability to work well with diverse populations.

•Commitment to ensuring the financial integrity of the accounting information, and ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion.

•Direct experience with budgets, forecasting and financial analysis.

•Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

•Ability to identify and solve problems; ability to recommend proposals for increased efficiency of operations.

•Demonstrated ability to work independently and manage deadlines; manage competing priorities, and maintain high standards for accuracy, productivity, and confidentiality.

•Proficient and experienced with accounting software systems, and Microsoft Office applications; particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint. Must be able to work efficiently and effectively with customized databases and technology, and conduct internet research, as needed.

•Experience accounting for multiple entities and funds.

•Effective interpersonal communication skills to coordinate the flow of information to and from staff and management who possess varying degrees of financial expertise.

•Ability to quickly perform routine tasks with consistent accuracy and attention to detail.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

•Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant.

•Experience with MIP Accounting software.

•Experience with MRI Bostonpost software.

•Experience with public funding and nonprofit accounting requirements.

•Knowledge of low-income housing development and operations.

Job Location Seatte, Washington, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Salary Type Annually


COMPENSATION

Competitive annual salary.


BENEFITS

Excellent benefits package - Medical/Vision/Dental, 403(B) Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Subsidized ORCA Card, Health Club Membership, Life and AD&D, Supplemental and Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Benefit Plan, and benefits for domestic partners who qualify. Details at https://plymouthcareers.silkroad.com/plymouthhousing/Home/Benefits.html.


APPLICATION DEADLINE

Open until filled.


Plymouth Housing Group is committed to doing its work with compassion and respect for the dignity, worth, and uniqueness of all people and all cultures.


PLYMOUTH HOUSING GROUP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. People of Color, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans Encouraged to Apply


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://plymouthcareers.silkroad.com/

Benefits

Excellent benefits package - Medical/Vision/Dental, 403(B) Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Subsidized ORCA Card, Health Club Membership, Life and AD&D, Supplemental and Dependent Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Benefit Plan, and benefits for domestic partners who qualify. Details at https://plymouthcareers.silkroad.com/plymouthhousing/Home/Benefits.html.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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