The Director of Accounting and Human Resources is responsible for maintaining the general accounting and human resources functions of the organization. Manages the accounting operations of the organization, including the production of financial reports, grants, budgets and analyses, and coordination of the annual audit, including assessment and implementation of adequate internal controls. Manages the policy, procedures and programs for a variety of human resource functions including recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, new-hire orientation and training, and employee relations.
- Manage the organization’s accounting records and financial reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
- Manage the monthly, quarterly and annual financial close process, reconcile balance sheet accounts and prepare financial reports for the Executive Director comparing actuals to budget.
- Determine proper accounting and processing procedures and responsible for ensuring compliance with internal controls across the organization.
- Manage accounting for the investment accounts including calculation and draw down of the endowment.
- Responsible for the organization’s payroll, accounts payable and billing/accounts receivable processes
- Responsible for the development of the organization’s annual budget and working with various departments to ensure actual spending is within the established budget.
- Manage the preparation of tax returns (Form 990) and ensure that tax regulations are being adhered to.
- Provide Director of Development with financial reporting and budgeting required for grant proposals
- Administer 401k plan including enrollment, participation, contributions, loans, preparation of annual census, submission of the 5500, and distribution of fee disclosure. Manage benefits and compensation.
- Ensure compliance with recruiting and hiring practices
- Prepare offer letters and background checks for new hires.
- Conduct new hire orientation and exit interviews.
- Participate in resolution of employee relations matters.
- Maintain personnel files, including leave administration, workers’ compensation and unemployment claims.
- Perform other duties as required.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
- 5-10 years of experience in accounting and administration
- CPA preferred
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
- Ability to handle a variety of key initiatives concurrently
- Highly collaborative style
- Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
- Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
- Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Strong understanding of human resources and talent management best practices
- Experience working with Microsoft Office
- Experience with QuickBooks Online, Bill.com and ADP-Workforce Now, highly preferred.
- Budget management experience