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Accountant

Location: Denver, CO
Job # 10568977
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
Accountant
Denver - Cherry Creek
Non-Profit Foundation
Salary: $45,000 - $65,000
 

3 - 7 Years’ General Ledger Exp. & Financial Statement Preparation Exp. Req.
Must Be Strong in Excel; Fund Acct’g. Exp. Helpful
Visible Role Reporting to CEO, Work/Life Balance – 40 hrs/wk, Great Culture!

 
Company Information
Navigator Recruiting client is a not for profit 501(c)3 providing funding, outreach and advocacy to significantly improve the lives of people with a particular genetic disorder through research, medical care, education and advocacy. This client is seeking an Accountant to fulfill the daily accounting and administrative tasks for the finance department. Because this non-profit is a dynamic, fast-paced, and quickly growing organization, it is looking for someone who is capable, enthusiastic, comfortable with technology, and a great team-player.  This position works closely with the Database team.
 
Responsibilities
  • Record and process accounts receivable and payables. 
    • A/R functions to include review and processing of checks and credit card donations ensuring accuracy of each donation including proper classification for Database Manager’s input into Raiser’s Edge system. (The new accounting system, being implemented currently, is Impacct.)
    • Prepare, record and process accounts payable                                          
  • Create and mail/email invoices for pledges received
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations including merchant account activity
  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide ad-hoc financial reporting (e.g. historical event reports) as requested by CEO
  • Assist the with preparing event-related budgets (annual gala, education and scientific symposiums) as needed
  • Assist with annual audit as needed
  • Process Payroll using Paychex (outsourced) and account for payroll liabilities
  • Assist as necessary to complete the timely filings of financial/tax reports and legal reports as required including appropriate Federal/State requirements.
  • Assist with formal establishment of accounting processes and documentation through an accounting manual.
  • Maintain required records, reports and files in an organized and secure manner
  • Answer staff requests for financial information as appropriate
  • With direction, maintain proper certifications, ensure compliance with all Federal and State nonprofit reporting requirements. 
  • Work with Database Manager to manage and fulfill all memberships 
  • Assist with occasional internet information gathering
  • Assist with event organization and follow-up
  • Other administrative functions as needed
 
Requirements
  • A BS in Accounting or Finance is strongly preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in accounting, finance, or other related field experience with and strong working knowledge of a robust accounting software package (Intacct and Abila MIP a plus)
  • Demonstrated understanding of non-profit financial standards, GAAP, reporting procedures, business and administrative practices
  • High ethical standards, maintain high level of confidentially; ability to handle yourself in a professional manner including during pressurized situations
  • Excellent work ethic and positive disposition
  • Excellent judgment in terms of problem solving and knowing when to ask for direction versus when to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with ethnic, cultural and ability diverse populations
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels in organizations
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible with changing priorities and diversity within responsibilities
  • Successfully manages, from beginning to end, multiple tasks and multi-faceted projects in a timely and accurate manner
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
 
Hours
  • Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 6:00pm, with occasional work on evenings/weekends as required for programs/events.
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