Accountant

Job Type: 
Career
Company: 
Michigan Coalition to End Domestic & Sexual Violence
Department: 
Fiscal
FLSA Status: 
Part-time
Deadline: 
Monday, March 25, 2013
Description: 

Reporting to the Fiscal Director, the Accountant is responsible for general accounting and fiscal support for MCEDSV. The Accountant provides a variety of accounting tasks in support of the fiscal division of agency, including managing accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliation, payroll, budget distribution and management, financial report preparation, staff liaison, and managing other daily financial data critical to the successful operation of the agency. Provide executive level assistance to the Fiscal Director. The Accountant provides financial statements and supplementary or management reports in compliance with GAAP, federal and state laws and regulations, grant regulations, as well as with agency rules and standards. Acts as a member of the fiscal team, assists in all financial operations as needed, works efficiently with all other management staff on budgeting and financial planning matters. Assist Fiscal Director in the provision of financial management technical assistance including board governance and financial management as requested.

Qualifications: 
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration. Advanced degree or CPA strongly preferred. • Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience, preferably in a not-for-profit organization, including at least 3 years of supervisory experience. • Professional financial statement preparation experience including fund accounting skills and software experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must have in depth knowledge of accounting principles & practices, budgets, computerized fund accounting systems and spreadsheets. • Non-profit and grant or governmental funding experience required. • Must be experienced in using software including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Database experience a plus. • Working knowledge of Financial Edge accounting software preferred. • Ability to work independently on multiple projects, with numerous interruptions. • Must have strong oral and written communication skills. • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of individuals at all organizational levels. • Ability to be self directed and effectively manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
Contact or More Information: 
To apply, please submit a cover letter with salary history and requirements, your résumé and 3 professional references via fax to 517.347.1377 or via our online submission form. Visit http://www.mcedsv.org/about-us/employment.html for additional information.
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