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					                                                JOB DESCRIPTION

Title:                   Senior Accountant – General Ledger

Department:              Finance

Position Reports to:      Controller

Direct Reports:        None

Classification:        Exempt, Full-time

Benefits:              Yes


Job Purpose: Working on the Finance team with the Accounts Payable/Cash Receipts Senior Accountant,
Controller and CFO, this position will be responsible for administering all aspects of the accounting function
including payroll processing for transmittal to the payroll service, financial reporting and month end close.

Job Duties:

    Payroll:
    •  Process payroll on a bi-monthly basis for transmittal to payroll service
    •  Prepare the bi-monthly timesheet allocation and corresponding journal entry
    •  Follow-up with staff on outstanding timesheets
    •  Review timesheets for errors and make any necessary corrections
    •  Setup and train new employees on the timesheet system
    •  Respond to any staff questions regarding timesheets or pay stubs
    •  Reconcile the Quarterly Form 941 to the General Ledger

    Cash / Revenue:
    •  Perform bank account transfers as directed by CFO and Controller
    •  Review cash receipts journal entry prepared by the A/P Senior Accountant

    Accounts Payable:
    •  Review Accounts Payable batch prepared by the A/P Senior Accountant for the following
    •  Review the corporate credit card journal entries and supporting documentation prepared by A/P Senior
       Accountant

    Month End Close / Financial Reports:
    •  Review vendor activity to ensure all monthly invoices have been received and processed
    •  Review contract obligations to ensure all contract invoices have been received and processed
    •  Perform the operating cash account reconciliation and related journal entries
    •  Perform various detailed month-end allocations for fringe benefits, shared costs and indirect cost
       allocations
    •  Record the release from restrictions revenue journal entry
    •  Record Federal grant revenue journal entry and related grant receivable
    •  Run FRx department financial reports
    •  Setup new reports in FRx
    •  Review all month end reconciliations and journal entries prepared by the A/P Senior Accountant
    •  Perform various account reconciliations and work to resolve any discrepancies
    •  Other duties / special projects as assigned



Education / Training / Experience:

    •    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Required
    •    CPA or CPA candidate preferred
    •    Five plus years experience in non-profit accounting field
    •    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    •    Working knowledge of non-profit accounting standards
    •    Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
    •    Experience with Great Plains accounting software
    •    Experience with FRx Financial Report Writer

				
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