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The Senior Accountant is responsible for various tasks including, but not limited to; the month end accounting close cycle, reconciliations, budgeting, financial reporting and analysis, Ad hoc reports for senior management and Finance Committee, and development of accounting policies and procedures with documented process flow charts.
Provide leadership by setting an example of personal development, passion for business excellence, and reflection of overall organizational mission and values.
Monitor and review entries processed by other staff members to include vendor invoices, and various other financial transactions.
Oversee technological process improvements including accounting software efficiencies and general applications affecting daily workload.
Prepare account reconciliations and analyses for balance sheet and income statement accounts.
Perform monthly close procedures to provide management with financial reporting, results and variance analysis.
Assist with year-end audit preparation researching general ledger issues, and assisting the Controller and CFO with projects as necessary.
Work with program management staff to prepare the annual operating budgets.
Monitor income and expenditures for resource utilization, and proactively suggest potential revenue enhancements and cost controls.
Review and analyze monthly reporting, interacting with internal departments to document and resolve budget to actual variances while bringing to their attention helpful financial details discovered in the financial results.
Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls.
Prepare various depreciation, amortization and interest schedules.
Assist with property cash flow reporting and tracking of fees.
Education, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
BS in Accounting from an accredited college with a minimum of four years accounting experience in a professional work environment or a combination of education and work experience. CPA license a plus.
A minimum of four years of professional accounting experience including: general ledger, financial statement preparation for a multi-entity organization, month-end closing cycle, journal entries, solid financial analysis experience, exposure to budgeting and account and bank reconciliations, in addition to the following:
Minimum two-years of experience in multi-entity accounting.
Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently, and handle multiple tasks.
Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is essential.
Intermediate to advanced computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in Excel (Pivot/Lookup).
Clear and effective communication skills both verbal and written.
Not-for-profit accounting experience preferred.
Knowledge of MIP/Abila accounting software a plus. System administration and set-up is required.
About Community HousingWorks:
Community HousingWorks (CHW) is a California non-profit organization that has been building and owning affordable apartments that help people and communities move up in the world for nearly 30 years. We are counted among the top 50 affordable housing developers in the nation, with over 3,300 affordable apartments statewide serving low income working families, seniors, and homeless and disabled residents. Many CHW employees say, “It’s the best place I’ve ever worked”. Your work will grow our resident success, so that CHW onsite programs can provide even more residents with powerful tools for next gen success, financial well-being, health and independence. It all starts with a home.