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Accounting Manager, General Accounting
Location: Washington DC
Last Date: January 20, 2011
Title: Accounting Manager, General Accounting
Location: Washington, DC
HR Use Only: Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
EEO Job Class: Professional Salary Level: Level IV
Pact values and supports a diverse work environment.
Position Summary: The Accounting Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day general accounting functions to support organizational operation. S/he will supervise the general staff accountants.
Core Values: Pact employees embrace the following core values as representatives of the institution:
all people have a right to participate in decisions affecting their lives
gender equity is mandatory for social transformation
resources are allocated in a transparent manner, guided by accountability to our clients and Pacts role as steward of resources intended for the poor
diversity in background, gender and age strengthen our capacity to be wise managers of public and private funds
teamwork and collaboration shape our day-to-day working relationships
innovation and risk taking to achieve impact and broad scaleable results drive strategic priorities
gathering and sharing information are primary roles for all employees
staff growth and advancement are a priority, including training and professional skills building to increase knowledge and competence and to stay abreast of new developments, especially in technology
a healthy balance between work and life outside of work must be maintained for work satisfaction and fulfillment
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises the general staff accountants; train and mentor staff in the general accounting unit.
Seek ways to improve and streamline general accounting process and procedures including but not limited to cash management, payroll, disbursement, credit card transactions, collections, monthly financial reporting, account analyses.
Review and approve overhead related charges vis-a vis the budget.
Perform monthly closing and generate monthly indicator report for Pact Inc.
Prepare monthly financial statements for Pact Inc and Pact Institute.
Prepare journal entries for monthly revenues on grants, cooperative agreements and contracts.
Review of accounts payable transaction entries prior to the check run.
Validate deposits against collection logbook for completeness and full accountability.
Review and approve journal entries on collections, credit card charges.
Monthly review of payroll processed against timesheet and payroll supporting documents along with monthly review of payroll journal entries.
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation statement for all US based accounts.
Prepare monthly journal entries for adjustments resulting from bank reconciliation.
Follow up and resolve disposition of outstanding (stale) checks per bank reconciliation statement.
Monthly reconciliation of selected balance sheets accounts.
Monthly reconciliation of inter-company accounts.
Monthly reconciliation of deferred revenue accounts.
Annual preparation of audit schedules.
Perform all work safely and maintain a safe work environment.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Place key documents on the Intranet, including policies, templates, forms, etc.
Maintain the e-filing system of shared network drives and saving all relevant information to the designated location.
Facilitate and/or participate in learning communities and task forces.
Respond to information requests from colleagues and the field in a timely manner.
Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks.
Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets (Excel) and database skills.
Strong analytical skills.
Familiarity with accounting software(s), (Microsoft Dynamic NAV).
Familiarity with ADP payroll processes a plus.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to meet deadlines.
A team player.
Flexibility in a multicultural environment.
Education and Experience Requirements:
A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or business and a minimum of five (5) years experience in accounting and minimum two (2) years experience in supervisory function.
CPA a plus.
Accounting experience in a non-profit preferred.
Disclaimer: This job description summarizes the responsibilities assigned to the position; however it does not contain an all-inclusive list of responsibilities. Periodically, employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment at Pact is a voluntary at will relationship.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit applications to the Pact website http://www.pactworld.org as soon as possible, and no later than January 20, 2011.
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