Senior Accountant

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 26, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Function
Accountant
Industry
Associations
Hours
Full Time

Position Title:                      Senior Accountant        

Department:                         Finance

Reports to:                           Controller

Summary:  The Senior Accountant is primarily responsible for the monthly bank reconciliation, monitoring cash flow, and reconciling various balance sheet asset accounts.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares various AAJ &PAC Bank Reconciliations, researches, resolves any differences and enters appropriate journal entries.
  • Prepares daily cash report and monthly cash flow statement
  • Works closely with AR Manager to reconcile cash receipts.
  • Reconciles web batches.
  • Posts & exports batches from Association Management System (Netforum) to Great Plains.
  • Prepares Monthly Dues installment payments.
  • Closes Accounts Receivable batches prepared by other staff as needed.
  • Backup to other Senior Accountant and the AR Manager.
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts, including fixed assets and prepaid expenses.
  • Performs ad-hoc projects as needed.
  • Remains proactive in identifying business solutions that will improve or streamline processes and create opportunities for enhanced customer service.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or higher
  • 3-5 years accounting experience
  • Experience with Great Plains or similar accounting software
  • Experience with data manipulation and conducting analysis using Microsoft Excel

    Critical Skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills as the position requires ongoing collaboration with finance team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, particularly Excel
  • Ability to work independently on a daily basis

    AAJ offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Please email resume and cover letter to hr@justice.org; fax to 202-333-2861; or mail to AAJ HR Dept., 777 6th St. NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20001. EOE.