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Senior General Ledger Accountant

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Bread for the City | Washington, DC
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Bread for the City


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July 16, 2020

Mission:

The mission of Bread for the City (BFC) is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty. We seek justice through community organizing and public advocacy. We work to uproot racism, a major cause of poverty. We are committed to treating our clients with the dignity and respect that all people deserve.

The Senior General Ledger Accountant is to ensure that day-to-day accounting operations are running smoothly by aggregating knowledge of Bread for the City's activities from program staff and to assist the Chief Financial Officer with carrying out accounting and other financial functions.

Essential Responsibilities/Expectations:

·        Perform monthly Balance Sheet accounts reconciliations and schedules as part of the month end close process;

·        Prepare Financial Statements and in depth variance analysis;

·        Prepare journal entries;

·        Year End close and annual Audit including A133 Federal Audit;

·        Assist with annual budget preparation;

·        Prepare grant budgets;

·        Prepare grant reports due to the funders;

·        Prepare quarterly program expense reports;

·        Assist with quarterly and annual tax filings;

·        Prepare loan schedules and interest payments analysis;

·        Due to needs for accurate financial data, develop backup plan for how tasks will stay     on schedule/be completed on time in the event of scheduled or unscheduled absences;

·        Other duties as requested from time-to-time by CFO.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting with thorough understanding of A/P, A/R and G/L;
  • Strong Knowledge and understanding of GAAP Accounting
  • Knowledge of Federal Award processing and reporting
  • Experience in non-profit accounting a plus;
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency in Excel and MS Word required; experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge a plus;
  • Creative problem solving skill;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work and interact well with individuals (staff and volunteers) from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds in a culturally diverse environment;
  • Professional demeanor and excellent interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to work with staff and volunteers in a professional and collaborative manner:            
  • Willingness to learn and carry out Bread for the City's commitments to social justice and racial equity;
  • Familiarity with Google Organization & Productivity Tools (Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar) and/or ability to learn new technology systems.
  • Other physical requirements: Job is to be performed on site in comfortable office environment with some office noise with seating available. Majority of work to be completed during business day; some emergency needs may require after-hours response.

Bread for the City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental disability, medical condition, status as a veteran, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Mission:

The mission of Bread for the City (BFC) is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

1525 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

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