JOB OPENING: Senior Accountant

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THIS JOB IS CLOSED

JOB SUMMARY:

The Staff Accountant responsibilities include, but are not limited to performing general accounting functions such funder billings, post subsidiary ledger activity, bank statement reconciliations, account analysis, and account reconciliations; assisting the Controller by completing and reviewing accounts payable data entry, deposit data entry, and other data entry and review functions as assigned; works closely with Controller, Finance team and other staff members in preparing financial analysis and reporting, as requested.

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Funder Billing – prepare invoices for city, state, federal and private funders based on each specific contract requirement; enter billing data appropriately into the general ledger system; reconcile general ledger activity to funder invoices; obtain necessary review for each invoice prior to submission; appropriately file all invoices and supporting documentation
  • Post Subsidiary Ledger Activity – prepare journal entries to record subsidiary ledger activity obtained from property management system and voucher management system month end reports; obtain appropriate review for all journal entries; appropriately file all subsidiary ledger journal entries and supporting documentation
  • Bank Statement Reconciliations – create bank statement reconciliations for SHC and entities; identify and resolve all reconciling items by creating accounting journal entries or correcting journal entries; obtain appropriate review for all reconciliations; appropriately file all bank statement reconciliations and supporting documentation
  • Account Analysis – analyze income and expense accounts on a schedule set by the Controller for entity/department/gl account/fund coding for SHC and entities to confirm correct journal entry recording; identify and resolve all incorrectly coded transactions by creating accounting journal entries or correcting journal entries; obtain appropriate review for all analyses; appropriately file all account analysis documentation
  • Account and Grant Reconciliations – reconcile balance sheet accounts on a schedule set by the Controller for SHC and entities to confirm correct recording of journal entries; identify and resolve all incorrectly coded transactions by creating accounting journal entries or correcting journal entries; obtain appropriate review for all reconciliations; appropriately file all balance sheet account reconciliation documentation
  • Data Entry – enter accounts payable data and review team members entries to ensure accurate and consistent journal entries for effective date, document date, payee, entry description, payment amount and entity/department/gl account/fund code prior to transaction posting; assist the Controller by reviewing all deposit data entry for effective date, document date, entry description, entity/department/gl account/fund code, payer and amount prior to transaction posting
  • Payroll – Process payroll through PayDay software system, and transfer final export file to MIP to record payroll journal entries, which include proper allocation between awarded grants for reimbursement by grantors
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analysis and reporting at the request of the Controller
  • Budgets & Audits
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Experience fund accounting in a nonprofit environment
  • Experience in working with multiple entities simultaneously
  • Excellent typing skills and 10 key by touch
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel and Abila 100 Fund Accounting or MIP software
  • Ability to organize work flow to meet deadlines
  • Ability to make and maintain positive working relationships

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC:

  • Minimum five years’ accounting experience to include general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and accounting
  • Experience in a non-profit accounting organization preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Experience with MIP accounting software preferred
  • Experience with multiple entities preferred

Send cover letter, resume, and completed SHC Employment Application to hr@shcnm.org
SHC Employment Application can be found at www.shcnm.org/job-openings/
SHC-NM is an EEO employer