A strong accounting background that includes success in: double entryaccounting, reconciling accounts, financial reporting for external purposes,and budget preparation and analysis. Must be computer literate, includingproficiency in Excel for Windows, and have a thorough understanding of GAAP asit relates to not-for-profit accounting.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1.Prepare monthly ledgers for processing:
A.Verify Cash Account activity totals with Batch Control logs.
B.Print, update, and merge standard journals monthly.
C.Verify that Special Reports set-up is correct.
2.Review the ledgers for errors monthly. Prepare journal entries as necessaryto correct all posting errors. Communicate with other finance department staffto prevent reoccurrence of errors. Assist Accounts Payable and AccountsReceivable staff in determining correct account numbers to use.
3.Prepare Financial Reports monthly for management and Advisory Boards bycommunicated deadlines. Prepare analysis reports to explain variances in incomeand expense compared to budget and/or prior year.
4.Analyze all A/R and A/P balance sheet accounts monthly for outstanding items,ensuring that necessary transactions are made to clear those balances.
5.Manage cash balances within each Corps/Unit and related cash reserveaccounts. Prepare journal entries monthly to record interest in all ReserveAccounts held at Divisional Headquarters.
6.Determine new ledger account numbers as needed and in accordance with themaster Chart of Accounts issued by the Territorial Audit Department. Requestall new accounts be added on Shelby by the Divisional Corps Accounting Manager.
7.Track and record by journal entry Gifts-In-Kind received on a monthly basis.
8.Monitor cash advances to ensure that they are processed and retuned accordingto established Salvation Army policies.
9.Prepare ACH transfers for processing.
10.Prepare check requests and invoices to units as necessary.
11.Review AP Edit list for errors including account numbers, descriptions, andinadequate invoice backup.
12.Identify, track and prepare information for use in drawing monies forprograms receiving government funding and other grant reporting and ensureexpenses are allowable under the grant.
13.Maintain accurate tracking of temporarily restricted funds.
14.Preparation for independent audits as well as internal audits.
A.Prepare schedules, letters, etc. as requested by the auditors.
B.Prepare Financial Statement consolidation spreadsheets.
C.Prepare ledger journal entries subsequent to the audit, if necessary, toreflect Net Asset changes due to audit adjustments, with appropriate approval.
15.Compile budgets annuall
Month End Close,Financial Reporting, Account Reconciliation, Account Management, AccountReconciliation, Account Reconciliation, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable,Accounting Policy, Account Analysis, Grant Accounting, Grant Writing, GrantAccounting