The GRSS Treasury Department is looking for a Senior Accountant.
The job description is attached.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:
Archdiocese of New York
GRSS Treasury Operations
The Senior Accountant supports the Controller with a wide variety of functions which include transactional processing, financial analysis, cost allocation, monthly forecasts, program and annual audit support and the implementation of financial and compliance controls. Serving as a key resource for the organization and provides daily financial oversight to ensure that the financial records are complete, accurate and comply with generally accepted accounting principles, policies and regulations, to facilitate solid decision support. The Senior Accountant will report to the controller and proactively and cooperatively work with other accounting staff to implement solutions as required.
Essential Position Responsibilities
- Demonstrate expertise in financial analysis and reporting.
- Prepare reconcile and maintain supporting rollover schedules for specific general ledger accounts. Analyze and reconcile specified balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis including Prepayments and Accruals, Cathedraticum and School Tax receivable, Contribution receivable account by donor, TADS Deferred Income, In-school Reconciliation and Transfer and Exchanges.
- Process AP bill entries including global invoices and other miscellaneous entries.
- Reconciles student accounts to the Tuition Receivable general ledger, identify all credit activities and coordinate remedy with SMART. Ensure all SMART journal entries are reconciled including monthly Deferred Revenue Schedule reconciliation and Fund Transfer balances.
- Ensure all in-school payments are recorded correctly and coordinate with SMART to allocate payment to the correct student account.
- Coordinate Treasury bank reconciliations both operational and payroll, investigate and follow up on all outstanding items on bank reconciliation statements with responsible persons and advise how best to resolve them.
- Verify the reliability and accuracy of the Amounts Held by DOE treasury bank balances in the general ledger and trial balance.
- Ensure reconciliation of all inter-company accounts with other related entities of the Archdiocese of NY including, due to/from Arch and DOE, amounts held by NYCF, and due to/from Parishes (Shard service billing). Recommend instructions for the settlement of all inter-company receivables and payables for the Arch and follow up outstanding inter-company balances.
- Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions, track the compilation of WIP costs into fixed asset accounts, and transfer those accounts to the appropriate asset category once the related projects have been completed. Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets, make the appropriate general ledger entries. Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets as requested by management, and assist the auditors in their inquiries.
- Review regional bill accrual entries proportionately for each school for both UPK and region, update schedule monthly and complete at year end for audit verify balances with Arch central services.
- Monitor CAP and MSA funds receipts, keep rollover schedule updated on a monthly basis.
- Ensure Transfer and Exchange accounts are reconciled and all outstanding balances resolved coordinating with the field team.
- Update all New York Catholic Foundation activities, reconcile balances of all held funds.
- Participate in the year–end audit by ensuring that proper and accurate financial information and records are provided to the auditors on a timely basis to meet the audit reporting deadline.
- Assist the Controller in the preparation and review of year end processes.
- Assist in the development and maintenance of accounting policies, procedures and controls in accordance with sound accounting principles, applicable regulations and laws as well as best practice.
- Other related duties and projects as required by management
Required Education, Experience and Skills
- A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience.
- At least 3 years of relevant experience in accounting or auditing, preferably in the non-profit or education sector.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Attention to detail with strong time management and organizational skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
- Exceptional analytical skills, pro-active and a good problem solver.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, web-based environment.
- Quick learner, creative, self-starter with good judgment and high energy.