Staff Accountant

  • YMCA of Greater Boston
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Sep 12, 2019

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Financial Reporting and Analysis, the Staff Accountant is responsible for managing and overseeing the functions of the revenue accounting department, cash collection and reconciliation from the branch locations, operating and capital campaign pledge and payment activity and reconciliation, and appropriate support for all audit and compliance responsibilities. Key Functions/Responsibilities: Accounting and analysis of Consolidated Revenue (excluding Voucher, EEC and CACFP Grant Funding). Assist in preparation of all cash reporting and cash reconciliation. Update the “eCash Summary” spreadsheet daily or weekly using distribution entries lists from Citizens Bank NOC reports. Weekly (and on first of month for remainder of prior month) completed the Revenue Posting from Revenue Systems to general Ledger (SGA); Manage Accounts Receivable for all branches including analysis and review of collectability. Assist all business managers and branch executives with Accounts Receivable issues. Maintain Capital Campaign transactions, payments and Transmittals Annual budget and forecast preparation in support of the Y branch operations, deferred revenue, multi-year contracts, etc. Provide assistance to Y branch operations and review all budget submissions for Revenue Cycle components. Assist with submission of Credit Card Drafts/Bank Drafts Plan and report on semi-annual Petty Cash Reviews Prepare if necessary and review and process journal entries submitted from Branches and Association Offices and maintain monthly Key Journal Entry listing Manage and account for the United Way program Manage the accounting for Property, Plant and Equipment (PP&E) and work with Supervisor and VP Finance on the PP&E system change to a module of a current general ledger. This will include design and set up of PP&E for several real estate entities as needed. Support team in completion of Monthly Finance Reporting Package Coordinate all General Ledger changes and access to system as required by employees Account for current lease information including: maintaining contract files and listing of leases by type, branch and term and verifying payment and preparation of allocations. Preparation of monthly reconciliation and analysis of Monthly Financial Reporting of certain financial schedules and reports required. Other duties as assigned. One to three years’ experience in a corporate accounting/finance department of a medium to large-sized organization (minimum of $25 million in revenues) including operational accounting. Understanding of the financial closing cycle, journal entry preparation, and transaction processing. Knowledge of corporate financial statements and generally accepted accounting principles, (e.g. GAAP format and understanding of endowments, not for profit accounting Public accounting firm experience preferred, not required Knowledge of medium to large scale accounting (general ledger) and other software application (e.g. point of sale systems). Preparation of internal management reports (revenue, cash, contracts, pledges, accounts receivable). Skills and Competencies: Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong foundation for development and continuous improvement of existing policies, procedures, and internal control systems within revenue, accounts receivable and cash administration practices. Strong analytical skills and ability to complete account reconciliations and analysis as required Work closely with the financial development office for all campaign pledge and payment activity. Positive people and management skills for development of assigned staff with ability to work in teams and independently.