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Senior Accountant - Non-Profit

Company: The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania
Location: Norristown
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Summary: The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Senior Accountant is an exempt staff position which has as its major responsibility the performance of financial, investment, budgetary and organizational duties to support the ministry of the Diocese of Pennsylvania and the Bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvania in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and policies. This position also assists the Bishop's Office as needed, and functions as a member of the team. The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania Senior Accountant is responsible for managing and controlling the accounting functions of the organization which include treasury, investments, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, fixed assets, audits, financial reporting, & budgeting. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare journal entries as needed. Perform monthly reconciliations of all bank accounts. Conduct monthly and annual closings. Maintain chart of accounts and determine proper account coding for all classes of transactions in accordance with organization policy. Create and review general ledger reports to ensure accuracy of general ledger activity. Prepare monthly financial reports which summarize and forecast organizational business activity, performance against budget and financial position in areas of income, expenses, earnings and cash flow based on past, present, and expected operations. Participate in preparation of budgets, review budget proposals, and prepare necessary supporting documentation and justification. Work with management and other departments to provide timely reviews and reports of the organization's financial status and progress within its various programs and activities. Prepare analyses and documents in preparation for the annual independent audits. Work closely with the Senior Accounting Specialist to ensure that position---s responsibilities are successfully achieved. Support Canon for Finance & Business as needed. Specific Experience Required: Minimum of 5-7 years progressive accounting experience. Combination of profit and not-for-profit background gained in a complex environment with a complete understanding of fund accounting. Strong systems background using an integrated financial software package. Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge a plus. Faith based experienced a plus. Excellent computer skills must include Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat. Required Competencies and Characteristics: Strong organizational skills High attention to detail to ensure accuracy. Strong sense of urgency and situational awareness. Team player with strong interpersonal skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting CPA and/or MBA highly desirable Excellent benefit package includes a 403b supplemental pension plan with 10% employer contribution, life insurance, and short- & long-term disability insurance. Please send resume & pay requirements to Hybrid work schedule. COVID-19 vaccination required.

Keywords: The Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , Senior Accountant - Non-Profit, Accounting, Auditing , Norristown, Pennsylvania

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