Senior Accountant

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
The Senior Accountant is responsible for providing financial services and reporting to both internal staff and external fund clients. This position requires extensive client service related contact. Creating, reviewing, and approval of general ledger journal entries are essential duties of this position. The position will also possess a working knowledge of the NetSuite financial system and will assist in the maintenance of operational policies and practices that facilitate efficient operation and financial management of the organization

location: San Francisco, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 100,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 4
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Accountant will be the primary liaison for fund's financial needs and will be responsible for exceptional client service to internal staff and external clients in the following areas:

- Provide support for the accurate and timely preparation of financial reports for both external and internal clients

- Prepare, review, and approve journal entries

- Review grant agreements, contracts, and proposals to determine reporting requirements and classification, including setup and maintenance of segment values for tracking purposes

- Analyze fund activity and approve disbursements with accurate segment coding to ensure compliance with donor intent/guidelines

- Prepare monthly schedules and reconciliations of various balance sheet and income statement accounts

- Produce routine and customized financial reports

- Assist in the preparation of quarterly fund financial statements and works with fund advisors to resolve any financial issues.

- Assist with Quarterly Payouts for fund clients

- Assist in the preparation of documentation for annual and other external audits

- Provide support for the preparation of IRS Form 990 and other tax filings

- Engage with internal staff and external clients for purposes of financial training, consultation, problem-solving, and planning

- Provide back-up coverage to Finance Operations

- Develop systems to streamline processes and enhance team efficiency

- May be required to train and/or guide other team members

- Other projects as assigned by management

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), nonprofit accounting, and internal control processes

- Strong analytical and accounting skills. Must be able to identify, analyze, and problem-solve accounting or compliance issues within a deadline-oriented environment

- Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of internal and external clients; ability to strive for high level of satisfaction

- Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to cooperate and work collaboratively toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties

- Strong critical thinking and decision-making ability and able to financially sound determinations

- Ability to hold information confidential with excellent judgment

- Proficiency with MS Office Suite, NetSuite, and Salesforce

- Excellent organizational, planning, prioritizing and time management skills

- Ability to explain financial statements and accounting concepts to non-finance personnel

- Experience with developing and maintaining reporting systems procedures and practices

- Ability to work independently within a fast-paced, task-directed, deadline-oriented environment

Education and Experience:

- Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance

- 3+ years of experience in a similar position

- Non-profit accounting (including non-profit revenue recognition) preferred

For immediate consideration, please contact

skills: Journal Entries, Fund Accounting, Grant Accounting, Netsuite, IT - ERP Selection/Implementation
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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