Staff Accountant

National Community Reinvestment Coalition Inc - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)

Full-time

About NCRC

NCRC was formed in 1990 by national, regional and local organizations to increase the flow of private capital into traditionally underserved communities. NCRC has grown into an association of more than 600 community-based organizations that promote access to basic banking services, affordable housing, entrepreneurship, job creation and vibrant communities for America’s working families. Over the past two years NCRC led negotiations with banks that resulted in pledges of more than $80 billion (yes, b for billion) in lending, investments and philanthropy for working class communities.

NCRC’s core operations include policy, research, membership, and service programs. NCRC also operates a CDFI fund for direct investment in communities, owns two office buildings, operates a nonprofit shared workspace, and a separate 501c4 organization for lobbying.

Job Summary:
The Staff Accountant is an integral part of the Finance and Accounting team and will closely with other departments to manage the accounts payable process across credit cards, reimbursements, advances, and vendor payments. The Staff Accountant will also be part of the payroll and monthly close. This role requires a strong grasp of accounting principles and the ability to apply them in a variety of different situations.

Core Functions:
Manage accounts payable process including employee expense reimbursements, travel and purchase requests, and vendor payments
Record payments in the general ledger and ensure that all payments have proper documentation and approval
Manage credit card reconciliation and payment process
Process bi-weekly payroll, benefits, and allocation entries
Monthly reconciliations, reporting, and analysis
Other ad hoc projects

Key Competencies

Ability to multi-task and attention to detail with high degree of accuracy
Analysis and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Personal initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision
Team work and ability to work cooperatively with all levels internally and externally
Knowledge of Federal grants and private grant management preferred.

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
Knowledge of GAAP and nonprofit accounting principles
Two years accounts payable and financial reporting experience
Proficient with general ledger package, Sage/ABILA Fund Accounting experience preferred
Payroll processing experience preferred but not required
Non-profit experience is preferred but not required

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:
Communication: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Includes activities in which incumbent must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately or quickly.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to discern the differences in sound.
Repetitive motion: Substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers to operate office machinery (computer, phone, copier, etc.)
Sedentary work: Negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Work involves remaining stationary most of the time. (50% or more)
Visual Acuity: Close visual acuity to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer screen and extensive reading.

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Nothing in this job posting restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
QUALIFIED PERSONS MUST SUBMIT A RESUME AND SALARY EXPECTATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED. ONLY APPLICANTS WHO SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL BE CONSIDERED. ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED TO BE INTERVIEWED WILL BE CONTACTED.

NCRC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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