Senior Accountant

Organization: 
Urban Affairs Coalition
Division / Program: 
Urban Affairs Coalition
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Wed, 09/12/2018
Position Summary: 
The Senior Accountant is responsible for analyzing financial data, communicating problems, and making recommendations to the Assistant Controller/Controller. This individual will be responsible for the accounting and reporting of various federal, state, local, private foundations, and corporate sponsored social service programs.
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with program leaders to develop budgets and budget modifications;
  • Prepare journal and closing entries as required;
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports to program leaders, including budget comparisons;
  • Provide schedules as requested for annual audit;
  • Provide a high level of customer service to program partners;
  • Provide information to program partners with regards to grant proposals (i.e. copies of certificates of liability, letters of incorporation, BCO certificates, etc.);
  • Prepare monthly invoices to funders;
  • Prepare and review Aged Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable reports by funder and program monthly;
  • Follow-up with funders regarding outstanding invoices as requested;
  • Conduct new program partner fiscal orientation;
  • Perform special projects/duties as assigned by the Assistant Controller/Controller.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local accounting, compliance and reporting requirements as they relate to nonprofit organizations (familiarity with City of Philadelphia regulations a plus);
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel);
  • Detailed-oriented and organized with excellent analytical ability;
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills to effectively communicate with employees, business leaders, program managers and directors;
  • Must maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and confidence;
  • Must have the ability to meet established accounting and reporting deadlines;
  • Must have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, additional education/certification is a plus;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive accounting experience.
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to:Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to: Victoria Atkins, Urban Affairs Coalition, E-mail: vatkins@uac.org UAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer