Role details

Senior Accountant

New York   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Senior Accountant - Temp-perm
  • Large non-profit organization located in Midtown Manhattan

About Our Client

Our client is a large Foundation, located in Manhattan.

Job Description

Accounts Payable & Contract Management

  • Maintain accuracy of Quickbooks general ledger
  • Reconcile bank and investment accounts monthly
  • Create and maintain vendor contacts and contracts in Salesforce, ensuring completeness, proper documentation, and adherence to procurement policies
  • Input invoices into Salesforce, review for accuracy, route for appropriate approvals, and process through Quickbooks, ensuring vendors are paid accurately and on time, and that good relationships are maintained
  • Resolve any vendor questions or disputes
  • Review and coordinate annual Form 1099 reporting
  • Liaise with grants administration staff to ensure the high volume of grant payments are processed efficiently and in a timely manner

Expense Management

  • Review, monitor, and process expense reports through Concur Expense Management system
  • Reconcile corporate credit card accounts monthly; importing and exporting data files between platforms and monitoring for errors
  • Act as administrator on corporate credit card accounts
  • Work with staff and Director of Business Application Technology to ensure expense management system is up-to-date and configured to meet Foundation needs
  • Provide staff training and support on expense management process

Banking & Investment Related Accounting

  • Manage relationships and act as liaison with all banking and investment related contacts and institutions
  • Coordinate wires, transfers, and stock sales
  • Review, maintain, and update signature authorizations and other bank documents as needed
  • Monitor and maintain monthly investment schedules and reconciliation reports
  • Receive, deposit, and book investment related transactions
  • Organize and maintain electronic banking and investment files, including documentation related to the close of a transaction, organizing documents, amortization schedules, bank transfers, payments, meeting minutes, and other communications
  • Request and review regular reporting from investees, coordinating with program staff and Director of Finance and Administration as needed

Audit, Budgeting, & Financial Reporting

  • Support the Director of Finance & Administration on the annual financial audit and budgeting processes. This includes preparation and maintenance of accounting, tax, investment, and audit schedules to support the year-end audit and tax return preparation
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, in accordance with GAAP, in an accurate and timely manner. Clearly analyze and communicate financial statements to the Director of Finance and Administration.
  • Monitor and report issues and major changes in financial status
  • Support the Director of Finance and Administration with the preparation of reports and analysis for regular Board of Directors meetings

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Collegial and empathic approach to working with others, while bringing a creative, flexible and thoughtful approach to one's work
  • Strong accounting fluency; non-profit sector preferred
  • Keen attention to detail with the initiative to troubleshoot own work
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills with the ability to develop solutions to challenges as they arise

What's on Offer

Attractive hourly rate and temp-perm opportunity.

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