Junior Accountant

Organization: 
SpArc Philadelphia
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Thu, 01/25/2018
Position Summary: 
The Junior Accountant is responsible for supporting the mission of SpArc Philadelphia by assisting with the recording of units and performing various duties within the accounting department, as designated by the Controller, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory/funder requirements and nonprofit management best practices.
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
 Position Responsibilities 1. Bank Reconciliations for several checking accounts. 2. Record journal entries for all bank transactions (including charges and fees). 3. Maintains files for accounts payable, credit card statements, and all time sheets. 4. Performs data entry of participant time and check entries for accuracy and reasonableness. 5. Communicate exceptions in participants’ time to multiple program specialist. 6. Liaison between the accounting department and the direct support SET-WORKS system users. 7. Provide back up for Accounts Payable and A/R. 8. Handles confidential information in appropriate manner. 9. Immediately reports any discrepancies, suspicion, of illegalities including any financial irregularities to Controller, COO, and CEO. 10. Participates in regular meetings with management teams and departments to ensure that priorities are clear, coordination is certain, and communication remains open.  
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
 Qualifications 1. Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in accounting. 2. Clear criminal and child abuse history, medical/drug screen and credit check. 3. Knowledge of general accounting practices. 4. Strong computer skills in all Microsoft office applications, especially Excel (spreadsheets). 5. Strong verbal and written communication skills. 6. Requires self-direction, independence, good time management, organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize. 7. Ability to multi-task and be in control of numerous tasks at any time. 8. Demonstrates the organization's core competencies and solid customer service skills. 9. Ability to translate regulations into practice. Knows the importance of effective record keeping. 10. Effectively problem solve with the ability to proactively address issues preventing escalation.  
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to hr@sparcphilly.org For more information about SpArc please visit www.sparcphilly.org