Senior Accountant (Govt. or NP Grant) in San Francisco CA

Phoenix Resource Group
Senior Accountant (Govt. or NP Grant)
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San Francisco CA
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Provide excellent customer service related to accounting, reporting, grant management, budgeting, and analysis including consistent accounting treatment of all transactions and timely, accurate reporting


· Ensures that the daily financial and accounting functions are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and all applicable regulatory requirements including those set forth by the Federal Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and legal rules and regulations for non-profit operations designated as IRS 501(C)(3) and 501(C)(4) organizations


· Provides documentation for the federal and state tax return preparation, and supports annual financial audits and single audits (OMB A-133) as needed including agency monitoring visits, and ensuring “audit readiness” of assigned grants


· Approve all cash disbursements for project caseload and monitor project cash flow to ensure compliance with funder regulations and cash management policies


· Participate in monitoring of financial compliance issues and grant guidelines


· Summarizes and forecasts project revenues, expenses, and cash flows based on past, present and expected results


· Prepares and presents financial statements and related reports, including balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow reports, budgets, and variance analysis to projects, and external and internal management team as required


· Participates in evaluating, improving and documenting policies and procedures related to fiscal sponsorship financial services


· May be required to train and/or guide other team members


· Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Experiential knowledge of FAR, CFR and relevant OMB circulars as well as GAAP/FASB standards.


· Demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of internal and external clients; ability to strive for high level of client satisfaction


· Demonstrated ability to effectively work with a diverse team, with attention to collaboration and working collaboratively toward solutions that generally benefit all involved parties


· Demonstrated ability to hold information confidential with excellent judgment


· Demonstrates ability to maintain high-level and consistent work ethic in working relationships and all work related duties


· Self-motivated and organized with attention to detail


· Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to be both diplomatic and confident


· Proficient in enterprise-wide accounting systems such as NetSuite, Blackbaud Financial Edge or Microsoft Dynamics


· Proficiency with MS Office suite of products and Salesforce


· Proven track record of maintaining effective internal controls and developing efficient financial policies and procedures


· Strong analytical and problem solving skills as well as the ability to see the big picture while understanding the details involved and the ramifications of the decisions made


· Proven ability to organize and support work flow processes that ensure high degrees of accuracy and accountability within team members


Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or related field or equivalent is required


· 3+ years relevant experience working in a similar position


· Non-profit accounting and government grant management experience required

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