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Staff Accountant

Lake Worth, FL, USALake WorthFLUSA
Full-time
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How to Apply

Please submit a resume with cover letter describing your interest and qualifications with your online application.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment....

References will be required at time of the final interview.

No telephone calls please. Position will remain open until filled.

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) supports people who have lost or left their homes. For over 100 years, the unwavering commitment of our leadership, team, network of service providers, and advocates has helped redirect the destiny of countless vulnerable lives. In neighborhoods, in Washington, and around the world, we break down barriers and demand justice for refugees and immigrants as they successfully integrate into new communities. We provide essential social and legal services to rebuild productive lives, turning tragedy into prosperity. We are a purpose driven organization with a mission to protect the rights and address the needs of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide and supporting their transition to a dignified life. To learn more about our work, please visit our website at www.refugees.orgOpens a New Window..

 

OVERVIEW

 

The Staff Accountant position is responsible for serving as a team member in the Finance department and ensuring the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization. This position will report to the Director of Finance and Compliance.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Responsible for federal grant management reporting and compliance matters; ensure timely completion of all financial reports;
  • Responsible for managing day to day accounting functions in the field offices, review general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy and complete journal entries, perform monthly bank reconciliation duties;
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and interact with Directors; Responsible for budgetary control for grants and proper expense classification based on grantor guidelines;
  • Perform grant-related functions, including budget vs actual analysis, perform grant closeout functions as require by grantors. Perform labor distribution changes;
  • Review payments charged to grants for conformity to budget; charge those cost to grant monthly. Generate grant billings, reconcile and monitor receivables;
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of schedules including SEFA for the A-133 audit and the annual Form 990 process; and
  • Perform other job related tasks and special projects as assigned by supervisor.

All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job duties indicated is not to be an exhaustive statement and other job-related duties may be assigned as required by the supervisor(s).

Areas of Responsibility: 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with three years’ experience in non-profit and federal grant management with a thorough knowledge of fund accounting is required;
  • Knowledge of A-122 is helpful but not required;
  • Proven ability to analyze financial statements, budgets, and manage contracts;
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills; ability to work as a team member and independently with a high-level of self-motivation and ability to meet goals and deadlines in fast-paced environment;
  • Accounting sub-system computer experience is a must;
  • Ability to work independently with a high-level of self-motivation and as part of a team to meet goals and deadlines;
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel and database programs; experience in Navision or other accounting software is required; and
  • Strong communication including fluency in oral and written English and writing skills with impeccable attention to detail.

 

Educational Background: 
Bachelor's Degree
Skills/Experience: 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for federal grant management reporting and compliance matters; ensure timely completion of all financial reports;
  • Responsible for managing day to day accounting functions in the field offices, review general ledger transactions to ensure accuracy and complete journal entries, perform monthly bank reconciliation duties;
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and interact with Directors; Responsible for budgetary control for grants and proper expense classification based on grantor guidelines;
  • Perform grant-related functions, including budget vs actual analysis, perform grant closeout functions as require by grantors. Perform labor distribution changes;
  • Review payments charged to grants for conformity to budget; charge those cost to grant monthly. Generate grant billings, reconcile and monitor receivables;
  • Assist in the preparation and coordination of schedules including SEFA for the A-133 audit and the annual Form 990 process; and
  • Perform other job related tasks and special projects as assigned by supervisor.

All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job duties indicated is not to be an exhaustive statement and other job-related duties may be assigned as required by the supervisor(s).

Compensation/Benefits: 

Salary is commensurate with experience. 

How to Apply: 

Please submit a resume with cover letter describing your interest and qualifications with your online application.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment....

References will be required at time of the final interview.

No telephone calls please. Position will remain open until filled.

Additional Information: 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

  • Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity;
  • Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting and standing, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands;
  • Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying;
  • Ability to read, write, and converse in English; and
  • Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard measurements).

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Function: 

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Nov 29 2018
Active Until: 
Dec 29 2018
Hiring Organization: 
US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
industry: 
Nonprofit