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POSITION: Accounting Manager
SALARY: Open
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Accounting

POSITION SUMMARY:

Accounting Manager is responsible for the timely Month end and year end close and maintenance and reconciliation of the general ledger, and adherence to provisions of GAAP and FASB to ensure compliance, and proper application to accounting policies and procedures. Supervises and reviews the work of the Accounting Supervisor and Senior Accountant.

DUTIES:

  • Reviews, maintains and reconciles the general ledger timely on a monthly basis.
  • Reviews general ledger accounts, including all supporting schedules, analyses, reconciliations, and reports on a monthly basis
  • Ensures the appropriate processes are in place to timely obtain and process the information needed to close
  • Supervises and reviews the monthly input of all revenue and expense transactions into the general ledger from Donor Management system. Ensures proper recognition in accordance with ASC 606, as applicable for non-profit
  • Review monthly and quarterly financial statements for accuracy.
  • Maintain documentation system of accounting processes and procedures.
  • In conjunction with the Payroll Accountant and Human Resource personnel, assist with compliance (ACA and other payroll related matters such as W-2’s, executive compensation), 1099 reporting;
  • Participate in implementation of additional projects and automation of the processes as needed and directed by the Department Head.
  • Prepares audit workpapers to ensure complete and timely audit, benefit, and tax compliance.
  • Assists with year-end financial statement preparation and additional projects as requested by the Assistant Controller.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • BS in Accounting; at least 7 years experience in Accounting and/or CPA preferred with at least 3 years experience in a supervisory position.
  • Experience with MIP, and Donor Management System a plus
  • Advance level of Excel and experience with automated accounting applications are required.
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills required

POSITION: Controller
SALARY: Open
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Accounting

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the VP, Finance, lead and organize the activities of the Accounting Department, all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, financial, benefits, and audit and reporting, tax filings for the Federation, risk management, financial systems and internal control policies and procedures.

DUTIES:

  • Manage all accounting operations including Revenue Recognition, Agency Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Payroll function
  • Oversee monthly accounting close process – ensure timely preparation of account reconciliations, journal entries, and reclasses
  • Ensure that accounting books and records are accurate, kept in accordance with GAAP and that proper financial controls are in place at all times
  • Work with VP, Finance to develop best practices and policies to ensure accounting records are complete, accurate, authorized and that assets are secure (restricted access).
  • Establishes adequate processes to help facilitate timely flow of the information needed to close.
  • Improve documentation and internal controls (A/P, A/R, expenses).
  • Leads implementation of automation of processes and software as directed by the Department Head.
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly and yearly financial statements/reports and provide detailed supporting analysis including but not limited to Reconciling GAAP vs. Cash financials.
  • Preparation of audited financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles - including all statements and required note disclosures.
  • Assist with DB & DC Pension Audits including preparation of supporting schedules as needed.
  • Work with independent tax specialists to provide all required schedules for reporting on Form 990 for Federation, and review Form 5500(s) for Federation Sponsored Benefit Plans.
  • Responsible for all legal and regulatory reporting (including but not limited to property tax filing, unclaimed property – escheat filing, welfare exemptions, etc.).
  • Oversee timely cash inflows and outflows related to DB/DC plans, reconciliations, and suggest cash funding.
  • Reconciliation of TR accounts; work with department representatives to discuss transfers releases; suggest due to/from transfers between various TR accounts and Operating account.
  • Understand Pension, Stock transfer, Bonds, Bequest processes and compliance.
  • Build relationships internally and externally.
  • Understand purpose and goals of Federation initiatives in the Program and FRD areas.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION:

  • BA with CPA designation required; 10+ years prior financial experience with 5 years in senior financial management.
  • Not-for-profit or social agency experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently, lead the team of accounting staff.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with various accounting systems (MIP or other non-profit package is preferred);
  • Advance level of Excel and experience with automated accounting applications are required.
  • Excellent analytical and people skills required;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral; appropriate education and related experience strongly desired

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We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.