Reid Park Zoological Society
Come join us at the Reid Park Zoological Society!
Reid Park Zoological Society is seeking a Senior Accountant. The Society is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to support, advocate for and enhance the value of Reid Park Zoo and its mission to encourage commitment to the conservation of biological diversity and to provide educational and fun experiences for visitors of all ages. Reid Park Zoo is the largest attended cultural attraction in Southern Arizona with approximately 500,000 visitors annually. Be a part of a vibrant, growing organization as Reid Park Zoo implements an exciting master plan that will be investing over $60M in new exhibits over the next ten years.
The Senior Accountant will partner with the CFO and other team members to oversee the integrity of the accounting and budgeting information as well as enforcing and monitoring compliance. This is a hands-on position in a fast-paced environment of a growing organization. Reid Park Zoological Society is an equal opportunity employer. This is a salaried, full time position. No phone calls or office visits please.
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Oversight of A/R and A/P functions including:
- Performing monthly reconciliations
- Gift card sales
- Adopt-a-Animal revenue
- Membership revenue
- Donations and Sponsorships
- Others as needed
Making general journal entries including:
- Deferred membership
- Inter-department transfer
- Accrued bank deposit
- Accrued payroll
- Prepaid insurance
- Bank charge and merchant fees
- Inventory adjustment
- All investment accounts entries
- Others as needed
Preparation of reports and financial analysis including:
- A/R reports for collection
- Monthly reports for department
- Financial statements, reports, and analysis for board meeting
- Others as needed
Assisting in the annual audit including:
- Prepare assigned schedules
- Compile documents for auditor’s selection
- Review documents to ensure adequate support on file
- Others as needed
Assisting in annual budget preparation including:
- Prepare worksheets for directors/managers
- Collect worksheets and prepare consolidated budget worksheet
- Prepare narratives
Finance Team Member
- Supervises Finance Department employees.
- Provides performance evaluations to direct reports.
- Participates in Team meetings or Committees as requested.
- Ensures regulatory compliance related to functional areas of responsibility.
- Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:
- Bachelor’s in accounting or equivalent from an accredited university required.
- 4 years progressively responsible experience in accounting required. Experience in a non-profit organization preferred.
- 2 years employee supervision experience required.
- Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
- Strong analytical and accounting skills.
- Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
- Intermediate to advanced knowledge of major accounting software packages. QuickBooks Premier preferred.
- Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
- Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Sense of urgency.
- Attention to detail and problem-solving ability.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. It is intended to give a reasonable idea of what might be required.
Job Type: Full-time
- supervision: 2 years
- Accounting: 4 years
- Tucson, AZ
Required work authorization:
- United States
General Description of the Position’s Function and Purpose:
The incumbent in this position administers all aspects of the accounting associated with the Biomedical Research and Education Foundation of Southern Arizona (BREFSA). The incumbent oversees the fiscal responsibilities tied to the projects within BREFSA. The incumbent prepares and presents financial reports to the Financial Management Committee as well as the Board of Directors. The incumbent in conjunction with the Executive director is responsible for the Human Resource functions of BREFSA.
Duties and Responsibilities Accounting Manager:
- Maintains and reconciles Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables; responsible for all billings and vendor payments
- Enters and reconciles the payroll reports every pay period
- Maintains the General Ledger and Accounting software
- Maintains Monthly Reconciliation of all project accounts including the Administrative Bank Accounts and Investment Accounts
- Oversees financial correspondence to principal investigators, pharmaceutical companies, and CROs
- Prepares annual Federal form 1099s
- Prepares various year end reports and schedules. Assists independent auditors during audits.
- Annually reviews the employee health insurance offerings and obtains updated plans for new calendar year.
- Develops internal procedures for improving the accuracy and quality of accounting and human resource internal controls.
- Develops annual BREFSA Administration budgets.
Knowledge/Skills required of the Accounting Manager:
Account Manager/Finance or a related field with Bookkeeping/Accounting coursework and four years of professional level Bookkeeping/Accounting and human resource experience, or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education as approved by the Executive Director.
- Must have strong computer skills using financial and statistical applications using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
- Four or more years of AP/AR experience
- Prefer one or more years of experience in working with a nonprofit organization or an organization with fund accounting.
- Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and QuickBooks software
- Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with principal investigators, support personnel and management.
Benefits: 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, Disability.
Physical Requirements: None
Title of the person to whom this position reports: Executive Director
The incumbent shall work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines. The incumbent shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors, vendors and customers.
If interested, please reply to: Margaret.Bradley5@va.gov
Interfaith Community Services
Interfaith Community Services (ICS) is a 33-year-old non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides services for seniors, adults with disabilities, and individuals facing financial crises in the greater Tucson community. The mission of ICS is to help people in need achieve stable, healthy and independent lives. Essential safety-net services include emergency financial assistance for rent, utilities and other essential items; emergency food boxes and supplies for low-income families and individuals; a resource center for employment assistance, financial literacy, and job coaching; and transportation, caregiving services, and health advocacy for seniors and disabled individuals. ICS is supported by 850 committed volunteers, 105 faith communities, and many community partners.
This position is responsible for overall accounting operations including accounts receivable, accounts payable, grant management, personnel benefits and overall accounting functions. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Coordinator supervises one Accounting Assistant position. This position will be based at the Ina Road office.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversee all aspects of accounts payable, accounts receivable, and company credit card accounts.
- Prepare monthly billings on all reimbursement grants to include federal, state, city and county grants.
- Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll, manage payroll liabilities, and manage all personnel records.
- Ensure the accurate and timely monthly and year end close
- Manage employee retirement program enrollment and payroll contributions
- Oversee all bank accounts including bank reconciliations, transfers, and stale checks
- Process monthly journal entries including payroll distribution
- Assist with end-of-year review, corrections and adjusting and losing entries. Assist with audit preparation.
- Provide financial support for fund-raising events
- Assist with preparing monthly financial reporting for Finance Committee
- Oversee the proper recording of donations
Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required:
- Preferred Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related field preferred
- Minimum of five years’ progressive experience in accounting/bookkeeping experience in a non- profit or small business handling a wide range or responsibilities;
- Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles for non-profit organizations;
- Strong written and oral communication skills; have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and flexibility to contribute to a team environment;
- Must have excellent computer skills and experience with QuickBooks or similar accounting programs, Excel and other Microsoft Office applications;
- Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and have a proven aptitude for accuracy and detail;
- Ability to work with people of widely varied ages, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds
Reports to: Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
Schedule: Full Time, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, some nights/weekends expected
FLSA exemption status: Exempt
Compensation: Depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits provided include group health insurance, Simple IRA, generous Paid Time Off, and paid holidays.
Send resume, salary requirements and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will remain open until filled; however, we will conduct first reviews of application on August 17, 2018 with first interviews shortly after.