Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0267
Post Date 1/3/2018
Title Accountant
City Canaan
State NY
Description Accountant
            “Are you passionate about working with financial data within a non-profit environment?”

   Come join a team responsible for compiling, analyzing and auditing financial information for various programs in a non-profit environment.

The Accountant is responsible for processing the day to day aspects of the general ledger and ensuring the organization’s financial goals relating to reporting objectives, targets and outcomes are achieved. These reporting responsibilities are related to the agency’s rate based, federal, state, local and other preventive program contracts while maintaining fiscal integrity in accordance with GAAP.
Requirements Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

· Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
• Minimum 1 – 3 years of experience required; experience working in mid to large size non-profit organization preferred.
· Demonstrated knowledge of financial management, business administration policies and GAAP principles.
· Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive and confidential inquiries. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
· Ability to prioritize, meets deadlines, manage and implement change and continuous improvement initiatives. Demonstrated decision making, organizational and communication skills including attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills.
· Extensive computer literacy including but not limited to MS Office suite, specifically Excel and other financial related systems.
· Ability to travel and attend work related functions as needed.
· Ability to work with a culturally and economically diverse population.
· Must have a current, valid driver’s license in accordance with Agency guidelines
· Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
· Ability to work with a culturally and economically diverse population

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