General Responsibility: Under supervision, responsible for managing the A/R function, performing month-end close activities, maintaining the fixed asset records, company accruals, cash reporting and reconciling general ledger accounts. Assist with financial reporting, and the annual financial audit and retirement plan audit.
- Assists in the monthly and annual accounting close process ensuring timely delivery of accurate results.
- Ensures validity of Accruals, and Deferrals, and performs necessary adjusting entries
- Ensures all balance sheet accounts are reconciled at month-end and year-end; Investigates discrepancies and determines appropriate course of action for review and resolution
- Oversees the Accounts Receivable function (including contribution receivable); prepares invoices periodically, reconciles receivable accounts and follows up with customers/sponsors regarding unpaid bills
- Looks for opportunities to automate functions and integrate different systems to save time and improve efficiency
- Prepares and initiates bank deposits for incoming checks twice per week
- Assists Accounting Manager with preparation of scholarship fund statements
- Prepares annual audit schedules and provides backup documentation as requested by auditors
- Prepares variance analysis of revenue and expense accounts
- Assists Senior Accountant with monthly reports for the Director of Finance, the CFO and the Finance & Investment Committee
- Play a role in developing strategic and tactical goals that advance the work of the Finance Department in serving the entire organization
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Undergraduate degree in accounting
- Minimum 2 years professional accounting experience
- Experience with and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
- Well-developed MS Excel skills and experience with bookkeeping software, especially ERP systems
- Attention to detail and strong reconciliation skills a must
- Solid demonstration of analytical and problem resolution capabilities
- Provides extraordinary customer service to both internal and external customers
- Commitment to outcomes, deadlines, and technical excellence
- Outstanding work ethic, integrity and commitment to organizational success
- Ability to handle sensitive data/information in a confidential manner
- Solid verbal and written communication skills
This position is based in the Washington D.C. office and works a hybrid schedule which could be changed at any time.
To apply, submit your resume and one-page letter summarizing your interest, qualifications, and salary expectations.
The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (“CFP Board”) - headquartered in Washington, D.C.-is the certifying body for financial planning professionals. It is a non-profit organization that fosters professional standards in personal financial planning through its setting and enforcement of the education, examination, experience, ethics, and other requirements for the CFP certification.