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Chief Accountant

Company: Family Education and Support Services
Location: Olympia
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Job Description:

Accountant -Chief Financial Officer Family Education and Support Services-Olympia, WA 98502 Position closes Novembe 8, 2019 Join the Executive team of a nationally recognized non-profit organization with a mission to ensure the health and well being of children, youth and families. Family Education and Support Services is seeking a qualified financial manager to manage the day to day accounting operations of our non- profit organization. With over-site of the accounting systems in our dynamic and growing organization this person will help us maintain our stellar audit record, assist with budgeting and grant /contract reporting, maintain internal controls, review and forecast financial statements, monthly reconciliation, and accurate recording and reporting of balances, schedules and footnotes on financial statements and related reports. This position will also be responsible for monthly reports, and make recommendations to the Executive Director, and Board of Directors. Successful applicants will be familiar with QuickBooks Nonprofit, Excel, standard accounting principles, and will be familiar with statutory financial requirements. This person will work closely with the Executive Director, Board Treasurer, and book keeper who supports the position. POSITION TITLE : Chief Financial Officer HOURS : Full time FTE (35-40hrs per week), Flexible hours (days and times) Occasional nights/weekends may be necessary. Salary DOQ range from $75,000-$82,000 annually DOE-(based on .5 FTE) Benefits include Medical:, a generous Paid Time Off package, vacation package, Retirement plan and support with on-going training and/or education. This position is intended to become full time in the future, but currently part time with flexible hours . REPORTS TO: Executive Director About Us : Family Education and Support Services is a nonprofit 501c3 multi-service agency. We serve a five-county area (Thurston, Mason, Pierce, Grays Harbor and Lewis Counties) with offices located in Olympia,Grays Harbor, and Shelton Counties in WA. Our agency was founded in 2000 to ensure the healthy development of children through the provision of quality services to the adults who influence them. Family Education and Support Services (FESS) believes that by supporting individuals and families we are strengthening our community. ESSENTIAL FUNCITONS AND CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Daily accounting functions using QuickBooks, to include AR, AP and bi-weekly payroll, including quarterly and annual payroll reports Monitor cash position , flow and complete bank reconciliations Ability to record and reconcile numerous credit card accounts in QuickBooks Determine which funding source will cover specific costs, with input from ED Work with agency managers to assure that documentation are properly received, coded and recorded in QuickBooks Work with management to assure daily cash intakes are properly recorded and deposited in a timely manner according to internal controls. Track grants and prepare vouchers, invoices or backup documentation as required Prepare all weekly, monthly and annual financial reports including needed ledger entries Keep executive management apprised of any concerns with revenue or expenditures Provide support for preparation of cost proposals for organization's grant application efforts Provide support for audits Maintain strong internal control procedures as indicated by our Policies and Procedures as well as contract and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Under the direction of the Executive Director, assure that the organization remains in compliance with all federal, state and local financial regulations Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director Qualifications and Skills Job Requirements/Qualifications : Experience : The ideal candidate has 5 years' experience (minimum 2 years) working directly in Accounting with increasing responsibilities and significant leadership experience. Workers compensation experiences preferred, but not required. Other combinations of education and experience that demonstrate the knowledge, sills, and abilities required to perform the job also will be considered. Education/Training : The successful applicant will at minimum hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in actuarial science, mathematics, finance, economics, or a related field. Other combinations of education and experience that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job also will be considered. CPA preferred. Prior 501 (c) 3-and or non profit accounting experience preferred. Technology: Proficient in computer use, including Microsoft Windows programs, and electronic data base systems such as Compass 360, Excel, and QuickBooks nonprofit Prior 501(c)(3) and/or 501(c)(4) nonprofit accounting experience preferred Must pass comprehensive background check TO APPLY Please submit your resume and a cover letter expressing your specific interests. You will receive an automatic acknowledgement of your application once you submit your materials. We will review applications on a rolling basis as they are submitted, with priority given to applications submitted by November 8, 2019. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. If the position is visible on our website, it remains open. Thanks for your interest in being a part of Family Education and Support Services Questions-? Contact Shelly Willis, Executive Director at 360-754-7629

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