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Director of Accounting

Company:
Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Posted:
November 07, 2018

Description:

POSITION TITLE: Director of Accounting

STATUS: Full Time, Exempt, Benefited

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Finance and Operations

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for managing the general accounting function including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and cash handling activities. Manages staff that oversees the completion of ledger accounts and financial statements. Evaluates and makes appropriate improvements to internal accounting processes ensuring that practices are in line with the overall goals of the organization. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Physical requirements include sitting at desk for extended periods of time and extensive data entry into computer

PRIMARY DUTIES PERFORMED

Full charge bookkeeping with month end reconciliation and closing

Prepare month end financial statements with financial board reports

Review bi-monthly payroll for accuracy

Review accounts payable documents for accuracy and completeness

Review accounts receivable and reconcile to general ledger system

Review bank reconciliation for accuracy

Review grant reporting for accuracy

Provide reports as required and advice as requested

Reconcile inventory system with GL system.

Responsible for managing the general accounting function

Manages staff that oversees the completion of ledger accounts and financial statements

Evaluates and makes appropriate improvements to internal accounting processes

Verify balance sheet accounts and to cross check income totals

Manages staff that oversee accuracy of all monthly reports and close general ledger for the month

Manages staff that oversee completing worksheets for year-end adjustments

Manages staff that is responsible for overseeing all entries into the general ledger module in the computer

Compares totals from appropriate logs with reports from various departments for accuracy

Determine discrepancies and makes corrections as needed

Manages staff that oversee the monthly reconciliations for all bank accounts

Manages staff that oversee managing fix asset records

Prepare year end financial statements

Prepare year end documents for auditors.

Adhere to affiliate policies on professionalism, wait time on the phone, and the system for addressing client complaints.

Participate in the affiliate efforts to achieve established productivity and revenue cycle goals.

RISK MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE

Protects confidentiality of PPSLRSWMO clients, donors, board and all areas of operations

Adherence to PPSLRSWMO and department policies that ensure for the highest quality and most professional services for PPSLRSWMO clients

Protect PPSLRSWMO’s assets from liability

assure the physical safety of PPSLRSWMO clients and employees

QUALIFICATIONS

Self-motivated, accurate and detail oriented

Strong mathematical and ten-key operation skills

Ability to communicate well with wide variety of people, both coworkers and external contacts.

Likes challenging work and enjoys finding more efficient ways of doing jobs and enjoys bringing projects to completion

Enjoys working in cooperative team environment

REQUIREMENTS

Have a Bachelor’s degree or higher with experience and knowledge in accounting principles

Have experience in Microsoft Office products mainly Excel, Word, and Outlook

Have demonstrated the ability to make sound professional decisions

Be detail oriented, organized and accurate

Possess computer skills, including working knowledge of standard software

Be able to work with diverse personalities

Satisfactorily completion of a criminal background and credit check

Physical requirements include sitting at desk for extended periods of time and extensive data entry into computer

PPSLRSWMO is an equal opportunity employer.