Defenders of Wildlife
Washington, DC
Oct 06, 2022
Oct 10, 2022
Full Time
DescriptionDEFENDERS OF WILDLIFEPOSITION DESCRIPTIONJOB TITLE: AccountantCLASSIFICATION: Professional 1 SALARY: $62,000 - $69,000FLSA: ExemptDEPARTMENT: FinanceLOCATION: Headquarters, Washington, DCREPORTS TO: ControllerNUMBER OF DIRECT AND INDIRECT REPORT(S): 0LAST REVISED: September 2022POSITION SUMMARYThe Accountant performs a variety of accounting duties, with a focus on cash receipts and cash monitoring.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCash ReceiptsDownload weekly stock gifts from online banking system for logging, coding and entry into the CRM databaseDownload weekly ACH/wire gifts from online banking system for logging, coding and entry into the CRM databaseProvide coding for Finance-related cash receiptsWork closely with the Controller and the Marketing department to ensure all cash receipts processed through the CRM database are properly exported from the CRM Database and recorded into the Accounting Database on a monthly basisRecord journal entries in the Accounting Database for all cash receiptsCash MonitoringMonitor bank account activity on a daily basisPrepare daily cash report for the CFOMonitor bank account activity for ACH/wire gifts received; provide notification to relevant departmentsMonitor bank account activity to verify timely and accurate withdrawals of ACH paymentsMonitor bank account activity to verify timely and accurate deposits of high dollar cash receipts; update high dollar cash receipt logs with deposit datesGeneral Ledger / Account ReconciliationsPerform various revenue-related reconciliations including receivables and deferred revenuePerform monthly reconciliations for all investment accountsAccounts Payable:Set up and maintain vendor records in Accounting database based upon w-9's providedMaintain electronic vendor W-9 filesMaintain up-to-date active vendor list on intranetUpdate vendor records for departing employees in Accounting databaseOtherManage the invoicing process, including creating invoices and following up on outstanding amountsComplete requests for baking information in order to receive ACH/wire giftsPerform all other related duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONSEducation: Bachelor's (BA/BS) degree or equivalent Experience: 2 years of relevant experienceAn equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for All Defenders, Skills, Abilities for Professional 1Administrative Ability to accurately maintain electronic and physical recordsAnticipate and meet the needs of internal and/or external stakeholders delivering excellent service CommunicationAbility to clearly and accurately communicate with internal and external stakeholdersAbility to articulate complex ideas clearly, accurately and conciselyCritical ThinkingAbility to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretionStrong research and data analysis skills, including ability to gather and synthesize information from multiple sources to produce high quality work products in a consistent, efficient, accurate, and timely manner Creative problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with willingness to experiment and innovate new methods.Project ManagementAbility to work well under pressure and tight deadlines while balancing competing assignmentsAbility to remain flexible and adaptable to shifting priorities while remaining responsive to urgent requestsAbility to take ownership of a project or process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issuesAbility to manage deadlines on multiple cross-functional projects in a dynamic environment Demonstrated ability in managing competing interests on complex issues Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for AccountantIntermediate to advanced Excel skillsMicrosoft Dynamics SL/GP or similar accounting database experience a plusRevolution Online or similar CRM database experience a plusPHYSICAL ACTIVITIES, ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS, PHYSICAL DEMANDSPhysical ActivitiesCheck all that applyFrequency(N)Never, (O)Occasionally or (C)ConstantlyAscending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like.NMoving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.NRemaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.CMoving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.OAdjusting or moving objects up to 10 pounds in all directions.OCommunicating with others to exchange information.CRepeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.COperating machinery and/or power tools.NOperating motor vehicles or heavy equipment.NAssessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.CEnvironmental ConditionsCheck all that applyFrequency(N)Never, (O)Occasionally or (C)ConstantlyLow temperatures. OHigh temperatures. OOutdoor elements such as precipitation and wind. NNoisy environments. OHazardous conditions. NPoor ventilation. NSmall and/or enclosed spaces. NNo adverse environmental conditions expected. Physical DemandsCheck only oneSedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing. XLight work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds.Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds.Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more.Visit to apply.All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their positions. The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.Defenders of Wildlife requires employees who engage in in-person work activities, including business travel or onsite work, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An applicant (i) who is disabled or pregnant or who has a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) who objects to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief, observance or practice may request an exemption from this vaccination policy. This determination will be made on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with applicable law. Any medical information concerning an applicant's disability will be treated as a confidential medical record in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws.Defenders of Wildlife provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, sex national origin, ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, personal appearance, family/parental status, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic in all personnel actions.Please be advised this position is union-eligible.

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