Linh Nguyen
 

Associate, Accountant

Global Impact

 

Position:                             Associate, Accountant

 

Department:        Finance

 

Reports to:           Senior Accountant

 

Location:             Alexandria, VA

 

Status:                  Full Time/Exempt

 

Position Overview   

 

 

 

The Accountant works directly with the Senior Accountant.  The dynamic position requires a technology-savvy individual with strong knowledge of accounting systems, including: cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general ledger.  The position plays a key role in monthly close, general ledger reconciliation and year- end audits. 

 

Major Responsibilities

 

   Accounts Payable

 

 

 

·        Manage the electronic account payable and expense reporting system (PN3), maintain user accounts, train new users and make necessary administrative updates to the system and training manuals. 

 

·        Process accounts payable payments (employee expense reports, vendor invoices and charity distributions) on a weekly basis. 

 

·        Process payments accurately and timely on a weekly basis, whether by check, EFT or wires.

 

·        Process distributions timely and accurately to donor-designated charities.

 

·        Monitor and initiate communication on all accounts payable issues to decrease outstanding items.

 

·        Review invoices and check requests; and resolve any issues/discrepancies in collaboration with managers and employees.

 

·        Produce and send 1099s to vendors (1096 to IRS) annually. 

 

  Accounts Receivable

 

 

 

·        Produce monthly, quarterly and annual invoices, track payment and issue statements of account to clients.

 

·        Responsible for contract management – including review scope and terms, upload in PN3, obtain all necessary addendums, etc.

 

·        Monitor and initiate communication on all accounts receivable issues to decrease outstanding items.

 

 

 

   Other Duties

 

·        Prepare monthly/quarterly account schedules, reconciliations, analysis and/or reports. 

 

·        Assist in preparing audit schedules and 990 tax preparation.

 

·        Willingness to accept additional assignments and be flexible in a dynamic work environment.

 

Qualifications & Requirements:

 

·        Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance/business from an accredited college or university.

 

·        3-5 years in an accounting/finance environment, with not-for-profit experience and knowledge of not-for-profit accounting strongly preferred.

 

·        Knowledge and use of the following software packages is recommended:

 

o   Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains): G/L, Cash Management (Bank Reconciliation) and Sales (A/R)

 

o   Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel)

 

·        Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

 

·        Strong knowledge of current accounting rules and regulations

 

·        Good communication skills

 

·        Detail oriented, efficient, and flexible

 

·        Ability to work independently

 

·        Excellent time management skills and the  ability to organize and prioritize work

 

·        Ability to identify problems and make recommendations for improvement

 

·        Team player, able to handle ambiguity, anticipate and react to changes quickly

 Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter with salary expectations