The Senior Accountant under general supervision performs relatively complex accounting duties including analysis of general ledger, accounting records, preparation of accounting schedules, reports and financial statements: prepares journal entries, and reconciles ledger accounts; ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and organizational policies, procedures and contracts.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

Accounting

  • Manage accounting operations ensuring compliance with GAAP, DPW regulations and internal policies
  • Prepare and post recurring and one-time journal entries
  • Complete monthly analysis and account reconciliations
  • Maintain agency fixed asset and depreciation ledger
  • Maintain and update loan amortization tables
  • Prepare variance analysis for balance sheet and income statement

Cash Management

  • Monitor cash flow and ensure sufficient resources for operating expenses
  • Prepares monthly bank reconciliations on all agency accounts 

Budget Management

  • Manage coordination and preparation of annual operating budgets & forecasts
  • Assist with preparation of grant, contract and fundraising budgets

Receivables Management

  • Prepare and enter journal entries to record receivable activities for all ODP, county base, and private pay billings in general ledger system
  • Complete monthly analysis and reconciliation of accounts receivables and select accounts/sub-ledgers
  • Prepare schedules and reports as requested by agency auditors, county fiscal monitoring staff and/or other regulatory bodies related to billing and receivables
  • Develop, maintain and manage accurate accounts receivable sub-ledgers in the accounting systems
  • Reconcile HCSIS utilized services to billing system and general ledger and address variances
  • Monitor and reconcile intra-agency receivables (i.e. start up funds, room & board, cable, etc.) and work with program management to establish payment plans for clients when necessary
  • Prepare and enter journal entries to record receivable activities for all ODP, county base, and private pay billings in general ledger system
  • Complete monthly analysis and reconciliation of accounts receivables and select accounts/sub-ledgers
  • Prepare schedules and reports as requested by agency auditors, county fiscal monitoring staff and/or other regulatory bodies related to billing and receivables

Other

  • Prepare account schedules and other information required for annual audit and biannual fiscal monitoring engagements; liaison with external accounting firm and other monitoring bodies
  • Responsible for carrying out other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of five years of accounting experience
  • Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge a plus
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and GAAP required
  • Analytical with strong mathematical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong computer proficiency (Excel)
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Strong team player
  • Nonprofit experience is preferred

To apply, send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to: kbrodnick@mainstaylifeservices.org