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Senior Accountant

Job Description

The Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring the proper fulfillment and accuracy of accounting functions of a team of three within the accounting department consisting of an operating budget of $7.5 million cash and over $35 million in overall revenue (including in-kind). The Senior Accountant, under the supervision of the Senior VP of Business Operations and Finance, will perform accounting functions and support to ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), including the development and implementation of strong internal controls, which support streamlined processes. The position will lead and assist staff with the day-to-day activities of the accounting department, to ensure consistency, accuracy and timeliness of financial information.
The Senior Accountant is responsible for the following tasks (inclusive of and not limited to):
* Lead and assist with all aspects of the monthly, year-end close accounting procedures and year-end close and annual audit tasks
* Analyze and review financial information and data for audit purposes, financial reporting to ensure accuracy and analyze financial records and reports and make adjustments as needed
* Assist Senior VP of Business and Operations with budgeting, monthly financial statement preparation, ad hoc reports and ensure strong internal controls support the various accounting processes
* Complete monthly financial close including bank and credit card reconciliations; maintain and expense prepaid and fixed asset schedules; and review of all transactions and accounts, etc.
* Work with Accountant to ensure proper accounting and reporting of assigned grants
* Review release of temporary restrictions including monthly grant reports
* Keep current with employment law to ensure proper treatment of payroll related activities
* Assist with special projects assigned by management
* Other duties as assigned


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
* A minimum of five years of full-time, professional employment in accounting, auditing, budgeting, or closely related financial activity, including a minimum of two-year lead/supervisory experience
* Minimum of three years of experience in non-profit and cost accounting
* Proven working experience leading and/or supervising a team of two or more

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 6005328
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Senior Accountant

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