22 days old

Senior Accountant

TSNE
Boston, MA 02111
  • Job Code
    117509848
  • Jobs Rated
    51st

Overview

TSNE (formerly Third Sector New England) (www.tsne.org) is a management support organization that partners every year with hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. Our mission is to provide information and services to build the knowledge, power, and effectiveness of individuals, organizations, and groups that engage people in community and public life. The ultimate intention of our work is to create a more just and democratic society.

We assist a wide range of organizations in the social sector with a mix of management support and capacity building services in consulting, financial and grants management, business administration, human resources, compensation and benefits administration, professional development training and research in nonprofit fields of practice.

As a leading voice and capacity builder in the nonprofit sector, TSNE is committed to learning and building our practices and values around diversity, inclusion and equity, and working in a culturally proficient way with our staff and the organizations and communities we serve. We actively cultivate a work environment that values the experiences of individuals in an open-minded and collaborative atmosphere.



Responsibilities

Compliance
  • Review and approve adjusting entries proposed by staff, ensure proper documentation and validity of entry;
  • Review reports to identify and correct problems with allocations;
  • Complete account reconciliation on the general ledger;
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and annual review on various balance sheet and income statement accounts.

General accounting

  • Take the lead on researching and prepare adjusting journal entries;
  • Maintain Depreciation schedule and Investment schedule

Reporting

  • Help with state registration reporting;
  • Assist external audit requests;
  • Help prepare documentation and back up for the annual audit.
  • Help to create and maintain Jet reports;

Research & education

  • Be a resource to staff on technical accounting issues;
  • Research and present accounting topics to internal staff;
  • Draft procedure and financial policy as well as accounting guidance;
  • Respond to inquiries related to depreciation and capitalization;
  • Help to create and maintain training materials;

Other

  • Help with implementation of new accounting related software;
  • Complete other tasks as requested by the AP Manager, AR Manager, or Controller.
<br /><strong>Overview</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">TSNE (formerly Third Sector New England) (<a href="http://www.tsne.org" target="_blank" rel="noopener">www.tsne.org</a>) is a management support organization that partners every year with hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. Our mission is to provide information and services to build the knowledge, power, and effectiveness of individuals, organizations, and groups that engage people in community and public life. The ultimate intention of our work is to create a more just and democratic society.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">We assist a wide range of organizations in the social sector with a mix of management support and capacity building services in consulting, financial and grants management, business administration, human resources, compensation and benefits administration, professional development training and research in nonprofit fields of practice.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">As a leading voice and capacity builder in the nonprofit sector, TSNE is committed to learning and building our practices and values around diversity, inclusion and equity, and working in a culturally proficient way with our staff and the organizations and communities we serve. We actively cultivate a work environment that values the experiences of individuals in an open-minded and collaborative atmosphere. </span></p> <br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities</strong><br /><br style="margin-left: 1.8pt;" /><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Compliance </span></strong></span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Review and approve adjusting entries proposed by staff, ensure proper documentation and </span>validity of entry;</li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Review reports to identify and correct problems with allocations;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Complete account reconciliation on the general ledger; </span></li> <li>Perform monthly, quarterly and annual review on various balance sheet and income statement accounts.</li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">General accounting </span></strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Take the lead on researching and prepare adjusting journal entries;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Maintain Depreciation schedule and Investment schedule </span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Reporting </span></strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Help with state registration reporting;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Assist external audit requests; </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Help prepare documentation and back up for the annual audit.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Help to create and maintain Jet reports;</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Research & education </span></strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Be a resource to staff on technical accounting issues;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Research and present accounting topics to internal staff;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Draft procedure and financial policy as well as accounting guidance; </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Respond to inquiries related to depreciation and capitalization;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Help to create and maintain training materials;</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin-left: 1.8pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Other </span></strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Help with implementation of new accounting related software;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Complete other tasks as requested by the AP Manager, AR Manager, or Controller.</span></li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/KMWAMQhLZ4YespG7iXayw"> <br/><br/><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong><br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><em><span style="color: black;">We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.</span></em></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Minimum seven years of progressive accounting experience with an understanding of all types of accounting transactions;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">BA/BS degree in accounting or business, or equivalent experience required;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong knowledge of all nonprofit functional accounting areas required;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong analytical skills;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to research and troubleshoot problems;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience creating financial reports;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Federal fund and Jet reporting experience desired;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Demonstrated track record proactively researching and resolving accounting inconsistencies;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Proficiency with accounting software and Microsoft Office;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Attention to detail;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Strong written and verbal communication skills;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to function independently and work as part of a team;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Commitment to the work of social and economic justice organizations;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Ability to work effectively with people of different cultural backgrounds;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Experience training a plus.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Physical Demands/Work Environment</strong></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;"><span style="color: black;">The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. </span><span style="color: black;">W<span style="color: #000000;">ork is </span></span><span style="color: #000000;">performed in</span><span style="color: red;"><span style="color: #000000;"> an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: black;">While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; color: #000000; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">Talk, hear and see in the normal range with or without correction.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Move, Traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); reach with hands and arms; occasionally Ascend/Descend; and position self (to), move. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight. </span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;">Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">TSNE envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><em>As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law. </em></span></p><p>PI117509848</p>

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