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Staff Accountant - Great Non for Profit Organization in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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Job Description

Our Client is looking to add a staff accountant to their reputable non for profit team!

Accountants, let Vaco advocate for you and you'll have an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job. Our client has an immediate opportunity for an Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths to the hiring manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As an Accountant, you will analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities for our client.

Accountant responsibilities:

  • understanding government contracts and booking revenue to correct accounts
  • Establishing tables of accounts and assigning entries to proper accounts
  • Developing, implementing, modifying, and documenting recordkeeping and accounting systems
  • Computing taxes owed and preparing tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements
  • Developing, maintaining, and analyzing budgets; preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs
  • Analyzing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice
  • Review Payable and Receivable transactions and assists in providing accounting clerks with necessary information to perform their duties
  • Assist with preparation of 990's, as needed
An Ideal candidate will have:

  • Education: Accounting degree required. Four-year degree in accounting preferred
  • Experience: One year supervisory experience in the accounting and financial reporting; experience in not-for-profit a plus.
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Must be proficient with PC and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with strong organization skills and ability to effectively direct and supervise others
  • Excellent written and oral communication