Job Title: Accountant II
Position Department: Accounting
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Hours: Full Time
The accountant II performs advanced, multifaceted accounting and related functions in such areas as ledger maintenance and analysis, cost and/or financial analysis, fund reconciliation, posting, and inventory control. Analyzes complex financial and operating data and prepares management reports, financial statements, and projections.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Analyzes and reviews budgets and expenditures for local, state, federal, and private funding, contracts, and grants ensuring compliance with fiscal accountability and reporting and funding requirements. Monitors and reviews accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness; prepares and reviews budget, revenue, expense, and payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting transactions. Analyzes revenue and expenditure trends, recommends appropriate budget levels, and ensures expenditure control. Advises and interprets policies to management, staff, and outside persons such as vendors, funding source representatives; explains billings and reports, and resolves related problems. Develops accounting applications; oversees the input and handling of financial data and reports for the organization’s finance and human resources systems. May participate in auditing projects, as appropriate to individual operating needs. May coordinate the preparation of regularly scheduled and special billings and financial statements for local, state, federal, and private funding sources. May prepare accounting entries for proration of indirect costs, letters of credit, salary reallocations, loan transactions, financial aid disbursements, refunds, and repayments. May develop, negotiate, and defend a unit's operating budget and consult with management of the unit on the fiscal aspects of program planning, salary recommendations, and other administrative actions. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
BA degree in accounting required. 5+ years’ experience in accounting/finance
Education and Experience
Experience with computerized general ledger systems Excellent grasp of accounting principles Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word Office software suite. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Experience in not-for-profit organization and/or grant management preferred. Able to pass a Level II Background Screening Physical/Mental Demands & Working Conditions Physically able to work in a fast-paced multitasked environment Able to work various shifts including nights and weekends to serve the needs of the organization.
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