Senior Accountant

Cranberry, Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 05/02/2017 Job ID: 14544 Industry: ACCOUNTING/FINANCE

Senior Accountant
Pittsburgh, PA (Cranberry Area)

Currently have an opening for a Senior Accountant. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's or Master's Degree, 3 to 5 years of accounting experience and advanced knowledge of GAAP.

The Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting in the preparation of monthly data, analyzing accounts, processing sales and use tax filings, overseeing project cost allocations, and processing and reconciling fixed assets. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Review account coding in accordance with nonprofit regulations
  • Review sales tax owed and tax returns prepared by office staff, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements of the applicable state
  • Assist in preparing various IRS 990 schedules as required
  • Assist in analyzing and tracking departmental budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs
  • Review and approve standard journal entries constructed by staff
  • General ledger analysis of accounts when requested
  • Prepare monthly Reports and Statistics
  • Handle wire transfers and recording of bank deposits
  • Assist Controller with the annual audit and research on nonprofit disclosure requirements as needed

Senior Accountant Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required; Master's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of accounting experience
  • Advanced knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and practices
  • Superior computer skills, including but not limited to: 
    • SAP Business One ERP System
    • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Complex problem solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Prior work experience in a non-profit organization, preferred
  • Child Abuse Clearance; Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check, Act 24 and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Clearance


Senior Accountant - 14544




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