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Senior Accountant

Description

A philanthropic partner and nonprofit accelerator dedicated to building a world of shared prosperity and social justice needs you due to growth!

This client works at the nexus of funders, changemakers, and policy, with extensive impact solutions including philanthropic giving and grant making, impact investing, fiscal sponsorship for social ventures, collaborative workspaces, and policy initiatives. Their extensive tools and know-how give our partners the freedom to hit the ground running and drive change faster than they can on their own.

Requirements



Duties:


  • Provide support for the accurate and timely preparation of financial reports for both external and internal clients

  • Prepare, review, and approve journal entries

  • Review grant agreements, contracts, and proposals to determine reporting requirements and classification, including setup and maintenance of segment values for tracking purposes

  • Analyze fund activity and approve disbursements with accurate segment coding to ensure compliance with donor intent/guidelines

  • Prepare monthly schedules and reconciliations of various balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Produce routine and customized financial reports

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly fund financial statements and works with fund advisors to resolve any financial issues.

  • Assist with Quarterly Payouts for fund clients

  • Assist in the preparation of documentation for annual and other external audits

  • Provide support for the preparation of IRS Form 990 and other tax filings

  • Engage with internal staff and external clients for purposes of financial training, consultation, problem-solving, and planning

  • Provide back-up coverage to Finance Operations

  • Develop systems to streamline processes and enhance team efficiency

  • May be required to train and/or guide other team members




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, nonprofit accounting, and internal control processes

  • Strong analytical and accounting skills. Must be able to identify, analyze, and problem-solve accounting or compliance issues within a deadline-oriented environment

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to cooperate and work collaboratively toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties

  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making ability and able to financially sound determinations

  • Ability to hold information confidential with excellent judgment

  • Excellent organizational, planning, prioritizing and time management skills

  • Ability to explain financial statements and accounting concepts to non-finance personnel

  • Experience with developing and maintaining reporting systems procedures and practices

  • Ability to work independently within a fast-paced, task-directed, deadline-oriented environment




Education and Experience:


  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 3+ years of experience with full cycle accounting and systems savvy MS Office Suite, NetSuite, and Salesforce a plus

  • Non-profit accounting (including non-profit revenue recognition) a plus

Job Snapshot

Location US-CA-San Francisco
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $85,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting
Other Compensation: 0
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting, finance & IT professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

Contact Information

US-CA-San Francisco
Emily Johnstone
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-CA-San Francisco
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$85,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting
Store Type:

Description

A philanthropic partner and nonprofit accelerator dedicated to building a world of shared prosperity and social justice needs you due to growth!

This client works at the nexus of funders, changemakers, and policy, with extensive impact solutions including philanthropic giving and grant making, impact investing, fiscal sponsorship for social ventures, collaborative workspaces, and policy initiatives. Their extensive tools and know-how give our partners the freedom to hit the ground running and drive change faster than they can on their own.

Requirements



Duties:


  • Provide support for the accurate and timely preparation of financial reports for both external and internal clients

  • Prepare, review, and approve journal entries

  • Review grant agreements, contracts, and proposals to determine reporting requirements and classification, including setup and maintenance of segment values for tracking purposes

  • Analyze fund activity and approve disbursements with accurate segment coding to ensure compliance with donor intent/guidelines

  • Prepare monthly schedules and reconciliations of various balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Produce routine and customized financial reports

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly fund financial statements and works with fund advisors to resolve any financial issues.

  • Assist with Quarterly Payouts for fund clients

  • Assist in the preparation of documentation for annual and other external audits

  • Provide support for the preparation of IRS Form 990 and other tax filings

  • Engage with internal staff and external clients for purposes of financial training, consultation, problem-solving, and planning

  • Provide back-up coverage to Finance Operations

  • Develop systems to streamline processes and enhance team efficiency

  • May be required to train and/or guide other team members




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, nonprofit accounting, and internal control processes

  • Strong analytical and accounting skills. Must be able to identify, analyze, and problem-solve accounting or compliance issues within a deadline-oriented environment

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to cooperate and work collaboratively toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties

  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making ability and able to financially sound determinations

  • Ability to hold information confidential with excellent judgment

  • Excellent organizational, planning, prioritizing and time management skills

  • Ability to explain financial statements and accounting concepts to non-finance personnel

  • Experience with developing and maintaining reporting systems procedures and practices

  • Ability to work independently within a fast-paced, task-directed, deadline-oriented environment




Education and Experience:


  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 3+ years of experience with full cycle accounting and systems savvy MS Office Suite, NetSuite, and Salesforce a plus

  • Non-profit accounting (including non-profit revenue recognition) a plus

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