senior accountant in washington

michael sosler, tatum executive services
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US$ 80,000 - US$ 100,000 per year
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washington, district of columbia
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 80,000 - US$ 100,000 per year
3 Years
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michael sosler, tatum executive services

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job summary:

Senior Accountant

One of the world's largest conservation organizations seeks a Senior Accountant for their Wash DC office. The Senior Accountant (SA) provides critical accounting support on grants and contracts and revenue recognition for incoming agreements. The Senior Accountant works with and provides technical guidance to Program Administrators (PA), donor reporting, and the Director of Budgeting, Reporting and Analysis to ensure accurate accounting and reporting of all financial transactions on grants and


location: Washington, District Of Columbia
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 100,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years

Outgoing Agreement Related Tasks

? Review, approve, and post all reclasses and other adjustments, prepared by PAs and OAAS, related to outgoing agreements. Ensure appropriate documentation and explanation is included.

? Review quarterly reconciliations prepared by the PA for conditional outgoing agreements, comparing GL expenses against financial reports submitted by the sub grantee(s) for donor audits. Investigate any variances in coordination with the PA and OAAS and ensure that the PA prepares any necessary reclasses or other adjustments.

? Perform completeness check for conditional outgoing agreements by verifying the accounting system (Workday) actuals and the grants management system (Smart Simple) agreements financial deliverables information agree for donor audits.

? Serve as the point of contact for the external audits for financial outgoing agreement samples. Work with the PAs to coordinate documentation collection and review for accuracy and completeness. When necessary, work directly with external auditors to respond to questions and provide reconciliations.

? Identify areas of improvement in accounting related to sub awards. In coordination with the OASS, Director of International Accounting, Accounting Manager, Controller, and VP Accounting, train PA/ Finance and Administration (F&A) managers on new or recent accounting standards (e.g., ASU-2018-08).

Revenue Recognition

? Run monthly report from the grant management system (Smart Simple) and reconcile

unconditional incoming agreements signed during the month to revenue recorded and

recognized in the accounting system (Workday). Prepare journal entries to record revenue for new agreements signed.

? Run monthly report from Smart Simple and verify that revenue for conditional incoming agreements has been recorded in Workday. Prepare journal entries to record revenue for HQ agreements. Follow up with country offices to ensure revenue for conditional agreements has been recorded.

? Assist VP of Accounting in maintenance and/or update of Workday Account Posting and allocation process rules.

Effort Certification-Related Tasks

? Run and review quarterly reports to identify staff hours unallocated to programs.

? Follow up with Program Operations to ensure that hours are allocated in a timely manner.

? Work with PAs to ensure that percentages allocated to USG and conditional programs after adjustments were made in Workday agree to time and effort certifications completed by the employee; coordinate with PAs to update time and effort certifications, if necessary.


? Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration required

? Minimum of 3 years of experience in audit and/or non profit accounting

? Certified Public Accountant designation preferred

? Advanced Microsoft Excel capabilities

? Experience with Workday Financials preferred

This organization offers a flexible, hybrid work schedule and a highly competitive benefits package. Salary is $80,000 - 100,000.

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