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Accounting Manager

Company: ISAIAH
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Position Opening: Accounting ManagerAnnual Salary: $62,500 to $69,500, dependent on qualificationsExempt, full-time position with benefits -POSITION AT A GLANCE

-ISAIAH is seeking an Accounting Manager with non-profit experience who can prepare clear financial statements and succinct financial narrative reports and has a clear interest in ISAIAH's mission.ISAIAH is located in St. Paul, MN, near 280 and University Ave. It is helpful to be able to work in person at least twice a week.This is a full-time, exempt position with generous benefits. The ideal starting date is late April/early May 2023.ISAIAH and its related organizations have a combined annual budget of -$3-4.5 million. ISAIAH's related organizations include a 501(c)4 non-profit, political committee, and sponsored programs. More info is at the end of this posting. -WHY IS THIS POSITION IMPORTANT?The Accounting Manager is key in ensuring we have strong financial controls, timely and accurate financial statements, and an organization that starts and ends each year in good fiscal health. Our staff and leaders advocate for issues aligned with our shared values, such as a caring economy that works for all, a just and inclusive Minnesota, and environmental stewardship.This work is only possible with strong financial support and internal controls. Finding a capable Accounting Manager is critical in helping our organizations stay on top of day-to-day accounting, adherence to GAAP and FASB standards, work through complex transactions, and meet long-term needs through forecasting, planning, and monitoring internal finances. Lastly, because ISAIAH's advocacy work is overseen and governed by the IRS and MN Campaign Finance Board, the Accounting Manager will be trained on and expected to keep up their knowledge about relevant regulations and to help ensure compliance with the law. -Responsibilities of the Accounting -ManagerFinancial Accounting
Accurately classify and record all bank, credit card, and additional items, and maintain documentation for auditors, and track pledges and receipts.Prepare monthly bank, credit card, and balance sheet reconciliations, and spot-check large and unique transactions.Make necessary closing journal entries such as prepaid expenses, depreciation, grant restrictions and releases, shared cost allocations, and due to/due froms.Financial management, analysis, and guidance
Maintain strong financial processes and systems that allow for accuracy and responsible stewardship of a combined $3 to 4.5 million annual budget.Work with senior leadership to create annual budgets. Monitor organization and program budgets with a balance between outcomes and financial well-being.Regularly analyze financial statements and communicate monthly forecasts for actual results against budgeted projections.Work with the Operations Director to implement and refine financial controls.Communicate efficiency ideas and expense concerns or variances to leadership.Prepare monthly financial reports for the Director of Operations; prepare and present quarterly financial reports and narratives for the Board of Directors.Audit, tax, and annual filings
Serve as liaison to external auditors; prepare financial records for the audit.Work with outside accountants to prepare 990s and ensure payroll software is filing 941s and other tax filings on time and accurately.Prepare and issue reports/registrations as required by federal and local government, including W-2/1099 forms, Charity Annual Report, and Secretary of State renewals.Payroll and Human Resources
Assist the Director of Operations with enrolling/terminating employees with payroll and benefits providers, reconciling benefit invoices, and remitting payments.Assist with maintaining and administering floating holiday use, workers' compensation claims, disability claims, and wage garnishments.Run bi-weekly payroll; enter and review payroll journal entries.Collect and use timesheet data to create allocation Journal Entries for payroll items.
-Organizational administration
Become familiar with MN's campaign finance reporting requirements, lobbying limits, and prohibited political activities per the Internal Revenue Code.Assist with the reporting of advocacy and lobbying activities for ISAIAH and our related organizations.Remain up-to-date with current developments in accounting standards and other rules and regulations affecting ISAIAH.HOW WILL WE KNOW IF YOU'RE A GOOD FIT?ISAIAH seeks to build a staff who are open to self-development. While these desired items are important, we encourage candidates who meet most but not all of the desired skills to still apply. A demonstrated history of continuous self-development and increased responsibility can help us assess your potential to grow and take on new challenges.Ideal candidates should have:
Ability to balance the "big picture, long-term view" with a hands-on, day-to-day focus.Ability to exercise discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality.Strong data entry skills, with a focus on being thorough, specific, and clear.Keen analytical and problem-solving skills, which allow for data interpretation and curiosity versus simple reporting.Strong interpersonal skills, with experience collaborating with a diverse and dynamic team, all of whom have different strengths and weaknesses.Demonstrated resourcefulness working in an environment that requires both strong organizational skills and adaptability in overcoming challenges.Knowledge and experience candidates should have:
Knowledge of GAAP and FASB standards and IRS regulations and ability to maintain accurate financial records by posting and verifying transactions.Experience with creating month-end allocations, revenue restrictions and releases, due to/due from between organizations, and tracking of prepaid expenses/.Experience with coordinating audit activities, managing reports, developing budgets, and overseeing accounts receivable/payable.2-4 years of accounting experience with medium to large organizations (nonprofit sector/QuickBooks Online experience preferred).Knowledge of how to use spreadsheets for analysis, reporting, and regular accounting functions, including the use of formulas, filters, and conditional formats.Comfortability using Microsoft and Google products for word processing, spreadsheets, and email. Comfortable using Zoom/video conferencing products.Other details about this position:
ISAIAH prefers if the candidate can work in our St. Paul office at least twice a week, but is open to other arrangements based on the skill set of the candidate.If offered the position, the candidate must undergo a background check. ISAIAH will consider the relevancy of any background check items in relation to this position.ISAIAH staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.The individual selected for this position must be able to work in an office environment for long periods of time and engage in repetitive motions.Benefits
ISAIAH offers generous family medical and dental insurance, basic life, short/long-term insurance, paid/sick time off, holidays, and 401k contributions.Full benefits details may be provided to candidates selected for interviews.How to Apply
This position will remain open until filled. Applications are reviewed as they're received. -It is important that the Accounting -Manager takes a personal interest in ISAIAH and Faith in Minnesota's mission and work. Your cover letter will be an important factor for our consideration. -Our Statement Regarding Being An Equal Opportunity Employer -ISAIAH believes that a team with diverse experiences and backgrounds, working in an inclusive and safe work environment, generates richer discussions and more nuanced thinking. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage people whose identities and backgrounds reflect the rich diversity of our community and are traditionally underrepresented in nonprofits to apply to our positions.About ISAIAHISAIAH, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is a vehicle for multi-racial, multi-faith coalitions across Minnesota to act collectively and powerfully towards racial and economic equity in MN by addressing both local and regional community issues, including mass incarceration, immigration, healthcare, and racial inequity. Faith in Minnesota is our 501(c)4 organization that gives us a platform to organize and advocate directly in our state's elections and political process.Together, we have more than 100 member and partner churches and mosques, more than 25 barbershops, and more than 200 childcare centers who work to promote a caring economy and a multi-racial democracy that honors every person's dignity. We do this work through intentional, intensive leadership development, collective action, and deep partnerships with grassroots organizations and public servants. - -Powered by JazzHR

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