Senior Accountant

  • San Rafael
  • Posted Jan 29,2018
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Job Overview

Highly regarded non-profit seeking Senior Account for an immediate opening.

Reporting to the Controller, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and reviewing all aspects of the accounting functions.  This includes timely and accurate accounting and reporting, general ledger reconciliation, and accounting policy development.

You will also prepare journal entries, provide various financial reports to management and provide guidance, supervision, and work review of the other accounting staff.



Your responsibilities include:

  • Preparing an accurate and timely month-end close package with additional reporting to support the quarterly Treasurer’s report to the  Board. This includes but is not limited to analyzing restricted accounts and developing reporting and variance analysis of the departmental operating budget versus actual expenses.
  • Manage and review all journal entries recorded by accounting staff members ensuring all entries are recorded in accordance with GAAP.
  • Analyze and reconcile balance sheet accounts including reconciliation of all bank accounts. Track investment portfolio transactions including information needed to prepare annual ASC 820 disclosures.  Includes tracking of purchases, sales, transfers, income and also verifies that cost basis and market values are accurately recorded by the Custodian.
  • Report, analyze, and interpret financial and operating data for management as needed.
  • Review financial data for accuracy; identify problems and support day-to-day operations.
  • Assist in the adoption of new accounting standards; including but not limited to researching standards, preparing written accounting policy for the organization, and preparing new disclosures.
  • Responsible for all fixed asset accounting and reporting, maintain policies over fixed assets and record all new assets and disposals in accordance with policy, working with other departments to ensure accuracy.  Track and report all major capital projects and assists with preparation of related loan draws.




You have:

  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major course work in accounting, business administration, economics or a field related to the work AND four years of increasingly responsible professional accounting experience.
  • Possession of an appropriate advanced degree, Certified Public Accountant Certificate is desirable, as is experience in a non-profit setting.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and principles of accounting as applied to non-profit accounting practices.
  • The ability to audit and reconcile a variety of internal financial documents, transactions, and reports.
  • Knowledge of investment accounting is desirable.
  • Knowledge of restricted accounting in the non-profit area and ability to generate restricted accounting worksheets that will support audited financial statements.
  • Knowledge of automated financial recordkeeping systems; experience with NetSuite and Adaptive Planning a plus. Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
  • Experience and ability with work organization and planning, employee supervision, performance evaluation and employee training.

Excellent benefits and location!