Staff Accountant

Alpharetta, Georgia
Apr 20, 2024
Apr 25, 2024
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Work from office
Full Time
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Organization Type
Staff Accountant- $50,000-$60,000- Alpharetta, GA

The Role

Do you possess a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, coupled with 2 years accounting experience? Would you like the opportunity to work for an organization that provides much-needed support for vulnerable children? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

We are a provider of Christian care for at-risk children, looking to appoint an experienced staff accountant to our growing team.

You will be at the heart of our financial operations, ensuring accuracy, compliance and efficiency. You'll dive into the day-to-day financial record-keeping and reporting activities, playing a pivotal role in maintaining the fiscal health of our organization.

Join us in our mission to provide exceptional care and support for vulnerable children. Your expertise and passion can make a real difference. Apply now and be a part of something truly meaningful.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects and tasks, prioritize responsibilities, and carry them through to completion by established deadlines.
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic financial statements in accordance with US-GAAP.
  • Prepare Bank and Balance Sheet reconciliations for Senior Accountant's approval.
  • Assist in the month-end and year-end closing processes, including opening and closing periods in ERP system (Blackbaud Financial Edge), generating Closing Reports, and creating, entering and/or posting applicable journal entries into the ERP system.
  • Coordinate with Payroll and Benefits Coordinator to assist in payroll review and posting.
  • Properly account for TDA and ROTH remittances.
  • Manage donations made in non-cash formats such as stocks.
  • Properly account for Missionary and Intern transactions.
  • Create and distribute annual 1099's.
  • Assist with the annual audit by the Company's Independent Public Accountants.
  • Assist with improvements to the organization's internal control policies and procedures.
  • Update the role's procedures consistently with current best practices.
  • Complete monthly journal entries as needed.
  • Prepare refunds and negative batch reconciliation as requested by Donation Processing.
  • Assist with properly accounting for fixed assets and prepare reconciliation.
  • Assist as backup for Accounts Payable.
  • Assist as backup for Donations Processing Assistant as needed.

The Organization

Kids Alive International was founded in 1916 and cares for vulnerable children around the globe. We remain committed to rescuing boys and girls who need us to be the hands and feet of Jesus. Kids Alive maintains the highest ratings with organizations that monitor nonprofits.

We rescue and provide for forgotten children one at a time, but we accomplish so much more. Together, we empower families and communities by developing partnerships and sharing the faith, knowledge, and infrastructure that creates self-sustaining legacies of transformation.

The Person

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2 years of relevant accounting experience
  • CPA or CMA certification is a plus
  • Preference for experience with non-profit organizations
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word, and other business collaboration tools.
  • Strong experience with a Financial Database solution; use of Blackbaud Financial Edge a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Teams, ASANA, or another project management system is a plus.
  • Prior experience with QuickBooks Online is a plus.
  • Prior experience with a Donor Management System; use of Blackbaud Raiser's Edge a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated skills in matters related to accounting and financial policies, procedures, and reporting.