Company: The Conservation Fund
Posted on: January 21, 2023
TITLE: Staff Accountant LINE OF BUSINESS/DIVISION:
Operations/Finance FLSA STATUS: Exempt REPORTS TO: Accounting
Manager NUMBER OF POSITIONS REPORTING TO THIS POSITION: 0 LOCATION:
Arlington, VA (hybrid work arrangement available) POSITION SUMMARY
The Staff Accountant is part of a small team of accounting
professionals responsible for all facets of the accounting process
for the organization. The Staff Accountant performs a variety of
weekly and monthly processes related to accounts payable, corporate
card management, and other general disbursements. The Staff
Accountant also serves as a key resource to field staff on
questions related to payables processing and system
troubleshooting. Must have received or be willing to receive the
COVID-19 vaccination or booster by date of hire to be considered.
Proof of vaccination required. RESPONSIBLITIES & SCOPE To perform
this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be
made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. The Staff Accountant has day-to-day
responsibility for a variety of general accounting duties and may
cross-train in other departmental functions to serve as a backup.
The individual will be expected to work closely and collaboratively
with other team members in Finance & Accounting and with program
staff to ensure the timely and accurate processing of payables and
disbursements in the most effective and efficient manner possible.
Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Review, prepare, and process payables. Ensure payments are
properly supported and authorized.
- Set up new vendors in the system as needed, collecting
necessary documentation for accurate payments and IRS reporting.
Perform periodic vendor record maintenance and updates, confirming
a complete vendor record in the system.
- Serve as the Corporate Card Administrator for the organization,
issuing new cards and providing support to employees with corporate
cards. Review and reconcile corporate credit card transactions;
review supporting documentation as needed to ensure purchases align
with company spending policies.
- Prepare various month-end accruals, schedules, and adjusting
- Lead the preparation of year-end 1099s.
- Set up and maintain project records in the general ledger,
ensuring accurate assignment of key project attributes.
- Prepare inter-company transactions. Ensure transactions are
properly supported and authorized. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field and at least
three (3) years related experience, or equivalent combination.
- Ability to work with automated accounting systems and
proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
- Good organizational, communication, and interpersonal
- Flexible and reliable self-starter comfortable in a dynamic and
diverse work environment.
- Commitment to providing timely and accurate service.
- Commitment to The Conservation Fund's mission and values.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Experience with Blackbaud systems. WORK ENVIRONMENT
- Work is performed in an office setting.
- Estimated travel - 0%. COMPENSATION and BENEFITS This position
offers a competitive salary, opportunities to earn
performance-based bonus compensation and a highly competitive
package of benefits including employer contributions for health
care, paid holidays, vacation and personal/sick leave, retirement
plan and more. This job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties,
responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be
assigned at any time, with or without notice. ***To apply, please
submit cover letter resume with application** Apply at
https://www.conservationfund.org/careers. To learn more about The
Conservation Fund, visit https://www.conservationfund.org. The
Conservation Fund, a Non Profit Corporation, is an Equal
Opportunity Employer who fully and actively supports equal access
for all people regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Gender, Age,
National Origin, Veteran Status, Disability, Genetic Information or
Testing, Family and Medical Leave status, Sexual Orientation and
Gender Identity or Expression. The Fund prohibits retaliation
against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in
writing, to the employer or the government, or against any
individuals who assist or practice in the investigation of any
complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination. PI200904349
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