SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Organization: 
URBAN AFFAIRS COALITION (UAC)
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Fri, 01/12/2018
Department: 
FISCAL
Position Summary: 
The Senior Accountant is responsible for analyzing financial data, communicating problems, and making recommendations to the Assistant Controller and/or Controller. This individual will be responsible for the accounting and reporting of various federal, state, local, private foundations, and corporate sponsored social service programs.
Reports To: 
ASSISTANT CONTROLLER OR CONTROLLER
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 

PRIMARY 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;

•           Perform new program partner fiscal orientation;

•           Perform special projects/duties as assigned by the Assistant Controller/Controller.

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

•           Accounting and reporting requirements as they relate to nonprofit organizations. (Familiarity with City of Philadelphia regulations a plus);

•           Knowledge of federal, state and local government compliance is a plus;

•           Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel);

•           Must be extremely detailed-oriented and organized with excellent analytical ability;

•           Must have strong communication skills to effectively communicate with employees, community 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.

 

 EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

•           BS/BA degree in Accounting;

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressive accounting experience;

•           Must have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Forward cover letter and resume (mail or fax) to:Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to: Sandra Higginbotham-Briddell Urban Affairs Coalition E-mail: shigginbotham@uac.org.