Senior Accountant Jobs in Tampa at United Way
Summary:A successful Senior Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Primary responsibilities include ensuring that all United Way Suncoast (UWS) revenue and expense streams are recorded in accordance with GAAP and United Way Worldwide (UWW) standards. She/he is responsible for general ledger reconciliations and month-end closing process including accounting for various government, corporate and private foundation grants and restricted contributions supporting UWS. This includes working collaboratively across the organization to ensure all grant and restricted funds are properly spent, accounted for, and reported.
Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Has oversight of the accounts payable function. Reviews and approves invoice coding completed by the Staff Accountant. Reviews and posts invoice entries completed by the Staff Accountant. Approves ACH batches for transmission.
Reviews grant general ledgers for allowable expenses, posts grant revenue journal entries, and updates grant revenue schedules on a monthly basis.
Has oversight of the cash receipts function. Reviews and approves cash receipt batches entered by the Staff Accountant.
Prepares and submits grant invoices, including any required documentation, to funders on a monthly basis and follow up on outstanding grant payments receivable.
Prepares and files required grant budget reports as needed. Maintains a schedule of all grant reporting requirements for the organization and works with program managers to ensure all reporting requirements are met on a timely basis.
Monitors budget categories, spending rates and time restrictions to ensure all grants are on track to meet budgeted spending requirements. Proactively communicate with program staff and others when grant expenses are not on track to meet budget requirements.
Tracks restricted revenue uses and releases temporarily restricted revenue on a monthly basis.
Completes assigned monthly reconciliations (accounts receivables, accounts payables, prepaids, etc.) and assists in maintaining monthly general ledger support book.
May provide staff training and guidance as required.
Qualifications:The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the essential job duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in accounting or related financial field; minimum five years of related experience.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles; fund accounting, auditing, fiscal management; automated accounting systems and data processing inter‑relationships. Ability to effectively apply accounting and auditing techniques and procedures in the work performed; to prepare clear, complete and concise reports; to work on concurrent assignments and to meet deadlines. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Has a strong work ethic, commitment to accuracy and is a team player.
Ability to effectively apply accounting and auditing techniques and procedures in the work performed; to prepare clear, complete and concise reports; to work on concurrent assignments and to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated success in communicating eff…
Job Title: Senior Accountant
Company Name: United Way
Experince: 5 – 7 years
Job Category: Education, Government & Non-Profit