The Staff Accountant is responsible for broad duties related to the accounting function of the organization, including the review and preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, audit and tax schedules, as well as other tasks as determined by the Director of Finance and Administration.
Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and reports; assist Director of Finance and Administration in preparation of reports for NPCA Board and Finance Committee
Prepare account reconciliations as assigned (i.e., revenue, accounts receivable, accruals, prepaid revenue, bank statements, etc.)
Maintain monthly closing checklist and collaborate with NPCA Director of Finance and Administration to ensure books are closed in a timely manner each month
Prepare annual audit and tax schedules and other analysis for assigned areas
Manage grant-related finance compliance requirements, including reporting, monthly drawdown/reimbursement requests, and assistance with indirect cost rate calculations and proposals, as needed
Serve as the finance department’s liaison to the Human Resources function as it relates to payroll processing and accounting for employee accrued leave balances
Prepare journal entries for Director of Finance and Administration review and approval
Perform the accounts payable function — i.e., enter into system, prepare checks, and maintain the accounts payable files
Perform other duties as assigned
3+ years of non-profit experience, preferably with a 501(c)(3) organization. Public accounting experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting
CPA license preferred
Knowledge of accounting theory and practice
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), especially as it relates to routine transactions
Proficient in Microsoft Office. Sage50 experience is a plus.
Attention to detail
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications (written and oral) skills
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Ability to accurately apply professional knowledge, skills, expertise, and judgment to achieve excellent customer service in all interactions
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with the team
Ability to communicate financial data with non-financial staff
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