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Senior Accountant in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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    New York, NY
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Job Description


• Ensure timely monthly closing of financial books, utilizing the current methods for processing financial activity in the Lawson Financial System (used for general ledger and financial reporting), as well as other financial applications.

• Ensure all journal entries are properly entered and posted.

• Responsible for the preparation of monthly financial management reports and periodic budget variance analyses and financial forecasts.

• Present financial information at board meetings.

• Prepare year-end financial statements and account analyses as needed and work closely with the outside independent public accounting firm in connection with year-end audits.

• Prepare monthly financial analyses of the Health/Welfare benefits insurance program, segregated gift accounting, and related annual filings.

• Ensure the collection, preparation, and distribution of financial information to authorized personnel.

• Collaborate with members of the Finance team in the development and reporting of relevant financial and operational information and ad hoc projects as requested by management (i.e. assistance with the combined financial statement)

• Provide assistance in the designing and implementation of financial policies, procedures and controls.


• BS in Accounting, and a minimum of five years of experience, CPA preferred.

• Currently working in a not-for-profit institution.

• Exhibit strong accounting skills and solid communications skills, both orally and in preparing written financial reports.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office, experience with Lawson Financial System a plus.

• Ability to multi-task, be detail and deadline oriented, and be highly organized.

• Strong interpersonal skills.