Senior Staff Accountant

Location: DC Metro Area

Type: Full-Time

Industry: Non-Profit

Job Summary

Our education client is seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to join its team.  The Senior Staff Accountant will report to the Chief Financial Officer and work under the day-to-day direction of the Senior Controller. The Senior Staff Accountant will be an integral part of a Business Office team.  As part of this team, the Senior Staff Accountant will provide support to all accounting functions to help ensure the smooth and efficient day-to-day operations of the Business Office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Perform account reconciliations for banking and other balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare monthly reports for department heads and other stakeholders
  • Prepare journal entries and provide journal analysis
  • Perform ad hoc accounting functions, including fixed assets reporting and credit card module oversight
  • Assist with other accounting functions as needed when short-staffed or during periodic crunch times.

Role Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, OR a combination of education and professional experience equivalent to the same
  • Proficiency in GAAP
  • Extensive experience utilizing fully integrated financial software packages.  Experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge a plus
  • Significant attention to detail and ability to hold confidential information in strict confidence
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially Word and Excel), Google Apps (Mail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.) and other work platforms
  • Experience working in a school setting a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills

This role offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

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