Senior Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting US
Washington, DC
Sep 11, 2017
Sep 22, 2017
Full Time
Ref ID: 04540-9500748404Classification: Accountant - Sr.Compensation: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 per yearOur Client is searching for a Senior Accountant that will be responsible for maintaining and managing all of the accounting functions. The Senior Accountant is also responsible for providing support to the Finance Director to ensure that all financial and accounting functions are completed in a timely manner with a very high degree of accuracy. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES The Senior Accountant assumes the following responsibilities under the direction of the Finance Director. .Manages the accounting functions including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivables, fixed assets, depreciation schedule, prepaid schedules, and allocation of administrative overhead expenses. .Assists with developing and maintaining adequate fiscal internal controls by keeping process records and documentation and alerts the Finance Director of possible deficiencies or areas for improvement .Tracks and monitors expense receipts and proper expense allocations across multiple departments. .Prepares accurate payroll journal entries and/or adjustments, and employee benefits activities, as well as helps streamline all aspects of payroll booking and record keeping with the assistance of the Bookkeeper, and in concert with the Human Resources Coordinator. .Reviews and processes all cash and credit disbursements by setting up proper approval rules in line with current internal controls. .Establishes a month-end accounting calendar to ensure proper end of month closing activities. .Conducts month end close of all General Ledger accounts. .Records adjusting and reclassification journal entries. .Provides support in the accounts payable and receivables functions to the Bookkeeper.. .Prepares regular financial reports for administrative and board leadership (monthly reports, fundraising event reports, grant reports, capital budget reports). .Prepares ad hoc reports as requested by management. .Responsible for daily deposits of donor contributions including cash, checks, credit card, and EFT's into the Agency's operating and capital bank accounts. .Batches and records daily donor contributions in Salesforce. .Oversees the tracking and reporting on financial transactions and progress in relation to approved budget and alerts the Finance Director of areas of concern. .With the help from Bookkeeper completes bank, credit card, and investment account reconciliations and cash balance statements. .Helps reconcile billings to program reports and balance sheet accounts. .Maintains accounting files, records, documentation (up-to-date files, archiving, ensuring confidentiality, etc.). .Corresponds with third parties vendors about accounts payables, banking officials, and donors. .Performs data entry for approved journal entries, including payroll. .Participates in special finance/accounting projects as assigned by Finance Director. For more information on this and other fulltime accounting and finance opportunities across the DC metro area, please contact Chris Chung - Recruiting Manager Robert Half - email in the strictest confidence to [Click Here to Email Your Resume]Education/Training/Experience .Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in accounting. Master and CPA degree a plus. .Minimum of five (5) years' experience as a lead accountant in a nonprofit organization, preferably with a budget of $10 million dollars or larger .Knowledge of best practices in non-profit accounting .10-key proficiency .Knowledge of GAAP for Not-for-Profit organizations .Extensive knowledge of functional expense allocations .Advanced level of Excel including vlookups and pivot tablesRobert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune(R) magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 844.539.2523 for additional information.All applicants applying for US job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. (C) 2017 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

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