3/30/17- Senior Accountant

3/30/17- Senior Accountant

3/30/17- Senior Accountant

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Accentuate Staffing is currently recruiting for a Senior Accountant to join an established non-profit in the Raleigh area.  This position is accountable for the timeliness and accuracy of accounting activities of the Fiscal Unit of the Finance Department and is responsible for the accuracy of the general ledger. Accurately performs senior-level accounting tasks, performs general ledger account analysis and reconciliation, and prepares financial reports, regulatory reports, audit schedules, and Form 990.

Responsibilities:
-Accurately maintains General Ledger and related accounting functions in accordance with GASB and other accounting standards as required by the State of North Carolina.
-Prepares timely, accurate G/L account reconciliations to support balance sheet accounts, by fund and in total.
-Prepares journal vouchers and, subsequent to approval, posts into the General Ledger.
-Prepares accurate fund authorizations.
-Reviews bi-weekly time cards and payroll records for transmission to payroll processing vendor.
-Reviews payroll files processed by vendor, prepares corresponding journal vouchers for entry into the G/L.
-Sets up and maintains vendors in accounting software.
-Prepares bank account reconciliations and assists with cash management activities.
-Assists with preparation for annual audit, including preparation of audit schedules.
-Assists with preparation for annual monitoring performed by oversight agency
-Prepares accurate and timely accounting and managerial reports for internal and external purposes, including:
-Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 990;

Requirements:
-Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; and a minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in accounting, experience in public accounting preferred or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
-Experience with Abila (formerly Sage) MIP General Ledger software preferred.
-Preferred experience in Non-Profit organizations with a focus in early childhood education, family support, and health in the human services industry.
-Advanced knowledge of GAAP, including accounting rules and regulations promulgated by GASB and FASB.
-Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques, and procedures utilized in accounting.
-Effective communications skills: able to communicate clearly, concisely, tactfully and diplomatically.
-Intermediate-to-advanced-level Microsoft Excel spreadsheet skills.