Senior Accountant

Manhattan Temporary USD35 - USD45 per hour
  • Well known non-profit organization based in Manhattan
  • Are looking for a Senior Accountant to join the team

About Our Client

A well known non profit organization based in Manhattan

Job Description

The role will involve:

* Consolidation, review, and analysis of monthly/quarterly/annual financial data, including the analysis of variances and identification of unusual items to determine GAAP and company policies.

* Periodic preparation and review/analysis of results using Peoplesoft to support the preparation of financial statements.

* Review revenue recognition and capitalized accounting processes to ensure compliance with GAAP.

* Manage monthly general ledger closing process, analysis of variance in revenue, and adherence to GAAP and FASB compliance.

* Prepare and maintain financial and business transactions, applying accounting principles, including work that is analytical, evaluative, and advisory in nature and that requires an understanding of both accounting theory and practice.

* Ensure effective internal financial controls are maintained in compliance with the policy and procedures and all legal or statutory requirements.

* Prepare compliance, cash, and GAAP reporting.

* Prepare accurate and timely financial statements for multiple departments and service areas and work closely with third-party accounting firm related to the following to ensure timely adjustments are booked

* Analyze financial data, examine statistical facts for discrepancies, and recommend changes

* Maintain monthly Budget vs Actual analyses

* Prepare and submits benefits remittance schedules

* Prepare manual checks per approved request for signing by authorized staff

* Attend, take notes, and follow up on deliverables at weekly department meetings, and monthly budget and financial review meetings

* Provide support to team members regarding and Peoplesoft inquiries

* Coordinate the year-end financial audit, 990 preparation, and 403b audits, prepares schedules and provide support as necessary

* Prepare monthly custodial account transaction reports

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The candidate will:

* Minimum 4-5 years of non-profit fund accounting experience including budgeting and forecasting involvement

* CPA preferred or 1-2 years of Public Accounting experience

* Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

* The ability to accurately and timely manipulate large volumes of data and while paying close attention to detail

* Strong mathematical and analytical skills

* Detail oriented and highly organized

* Superior skills in MS Excel, including Pivot Tables and Lookups

* Comfortable with a variety of online meeting and communication platforms (Zoom, MS Teams, One Drive, MS Outlook)

* Excellent accounting and financial management skills

What's on Offer

A competitive salary and benefits package

Lucy McPhail
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Job summary

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Not For Profit
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Lucy McPhail
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