Job Description

Sr General Ledger Accountant

Position Accountabilities

  1. Performs reconciliation of general ledger accounts that are complete, accurate, and fully supported by appropriate evidence.
  2. Responsible for performing accounting production processes, including month-end and year-end close.
  3. Responsible for complex transactions typically associated with advanced accounting such as new guidance for contributions and grants, expense and revenue related to insurance products premium, leases, and debt and complex liabilities.
  4. Performs research as assigned, tracing issues to their source. Effectively summarizes and communicates research findings to Manager and assists with implementing solutions.
  5. Provides support to Manager during annual audit.
  6. Initiate communication and collaboration with various stakeholders (program directors, senior management, vendors and staff)  as needed to complete areas of responsibilities.
  7. This individual is a member of a team and reports to the General Accounting Manager or designated task/project lead on the team.

Education, Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting or similar Finance field preferred; minimum 7 years of work experience, with emphasis in Not for Profit accounting.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting and processes in a general ledger environment with emphasis on active role in monthly general ledger close, complex account analysis and metrics.
  • Working knowledge applying US GAAP to transactions
  • PeopleSoft experience is a plus
  • Blackline is a plus

Skills & Other Requirements

  • Ability to accurately apply intermediate accounting principles/practices
  • Strong attention to detail and sense of ownership
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be able to solve problems and complete assignments with minimal guidance
  • Effective writing, presentation and communication skills.
  • Expert-level knowledge of MS Excel, especially pivot tables and Vlookups
  • Proven ability to prioritize activities and manage workload in a complex fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
  • Positive attitude and dependable team player willing to "roll up their sleeves" to get the work done
  • Solid knowledge of accounting and processes in a general ledger environment with emphasis on active role in monthly general ledger close, complex account analysis and metrics.

 

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