Senior Accountant

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/12/2022 4:01 PM)
Job ID
2021-1910
# of Openings
1
Category
Capacity Building
Type
TSNE
Location : Name
TSNE

Overview

TSNE (tsne.org) is working to build to a more just, equitable society of belonging. We do this by providing capacity building services, consulting and training services, and operational support to hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. We are partners, neighbors, and friends working collaboratively in a broad lane that includes everything from building management services to finance and accounting to human resources. We live by our values as an organization, and are committed to identifying, including, and valuing the unique skills, perspectives and knowledge of each member of our team—and we’re looking for the right people to do this work with us!

 

About our Values:

  • Promoting Social Justice – We support social change and we are not afraid to hold ourselves accountable, insisting on always doing better and leading not just with words, but actions.
  • Increasing Diversity and Inclusivity – We are driven by equity and act with a sense of what’s just and right for the people and organizations with which we work.
  • Valuing Each Individual As a Whole Person – We treat all people with respect and dignity, honoring individual differences and promoting a healthy life/work balance.
  • Achieving Excellence in Service – We truly care about our clients, partners, and community, provide high quality service, and observe, listen, and pay thoughtful attention to the big and little things.
  • Stewarding Our Resources Wisely to Achieve Greatest Impact – We unassumingly and confidently convey our extensive knowledge and expertise gleaned through many years of learning and doing.

Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant manages the general accounting operations of several Fiscally Sponsored Organizations (FSOs) in collaboration with the accounting team. This position reviews, analyzes and audits accounting transactions, reports and forecasts for validity, as well as troubleshooting.

 

Compliance

  • Review and approve adjusting entries proposed by staff, ensure proper documentation and the validity of entry.
  • Review reports to identify and correct problems with allocations.
  • Complete account reconciliation on the general ledger.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and annual review on various balance sheet and income statement accounts.

General Accounting

  • Take the lead on researching and prepare adjusting journal entries.
  • Process ACH and wire payments.
  • Assist with external audit requests, help prepare documentation and back up.
  • Assist in running allocations.

Concur Setup

  • Manage requests from iCIMS to setup new users in Concur.
  • Maintain Concur users (address change, terminations).
  • Maintain FSOs’ information (address change, chart of account setup, workflow changes).
  • Ensure workflow is functioning properly.
  • Assist Grants and Finance Associates with Concur setup inquiries.

Credit Card

  • Process credit card requests and set-up online bank access for new users.
  • Process credit card reconciliations for approximately 200 credit card holders.
  • Send email reminders to TSNE credit card holders bimonthly.
  • Assist in TSNE credit card troubleshooting.
  • Schedule and provide TSNE credit card training for new credit card holders.
  • Assist Grants & Finance Associates with credit card inquiries.

Research & Education

  • Be a resource to staff on technical accounting issues.
  • Research and present accounting topics to internal staff.
  • Help to create and maintain training materials.

Complete other tasks and projects related to the job, as needed.

Qualifications

Many folks who are impacted by biased professionalism standards, such as women, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and individuals with disabilities, tend to only submit an application if they meet every requirement listed. At TSNE, we are always looking for enthusiastic candidates who are the best fit for the role, both culturally and through experience. If you believe you’d be a good addition to our team, we look forward to your application!

 

You are someone who has at least five years of progressive accounting experience with an understanding of all types of accounting transactions. You have strong knowledge of all nonprofit functional accounting areas and have the ability to create financial reports. You may also have experience developing and delivering accounting related trainings and some experience working with federal funds. 

 

You also believe in and embody our organizational values and the below core competencies:

  • Communication – The ability to effectively exchange ideas, concepts, facts, and data with diverse audiences.
  • High standard of integrity, ethics, and professionalism – The highest standards of integrity, ethical practices and professionalism are demonstrated in all aspects of work, including interactions with others, decision-making, and the development and delivery of work product. The ability to integrate core values, equity, integrity and accountability throughout all organizational practices.
  • Relationship management – The ability to develop and nurture positive, productive relationships with others.
  • Collaboration – The ability to collaborate vertically and horizontally throughout the organization and with others.
  • Technologically and organizationally functional – Computer skills and demonstrates willingness to learn additional, specific platforms. Also understands and follows the policies and procedures applicable to all staff.

And a strong combination of the following qualifications:

  • Soft Skills including exceptional discretion and judgment. Effective verbal and written communication skills with a wide audience. Ability to build productive and successful range of relationships and effectively serve in roles ranging from trusted advisor, teammate, subject matter expert and to coach.
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and some understanding of fostering an inclusive, culturally sensitive, environment. Willing to ask questions, learn, and constructively share and accept feedback. Must be adaptable to a range of audiences and dynamics.
  • Just do good work by providing high quality work in fast-paced environment. Strong analytical skills are necessary. Must be flexible and able to manage multiple changing priorities and projects, and be organized and detail oriented. Provide excellent customer service by being on-time and accurate.

 

Physical Demands/Work Environment

 

The physical demands described for this position are that of a typical office environment. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Ability to sit and/or for extended periods of time in front of a computer screen is an essential aspect of the position. There may be a need to lift and/or move materials or equipment.

 

Location: Work will be performed between our office located at the NonProfit Center at 89 South Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA 02111 and your home office. This position is required to be on-site at least once per week.

Schedule: This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week and hours are flexible within reason.

 

 

Compensation and Benefits

 

Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $70,000.00 and is commensurate with experience.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): twelve paid holidays, three weeks of vacation, one week of personal holiday, and up to 487.5 hours of accrued sick time for benefited staff annually.
  • 80% Employer-paid, $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim.
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care.
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Employer-paid Pension and Employee-paid Tax-Deffered Annuity through TIAA.
  • Up to $90.00 monthly commuter subsidy.
  • No meetings after noon on Fridays.
  • ...and more!

TSNE envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.

 

As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  

 

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