Staff Accountant – Save Mount Diablo

This is a full time, Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm, non-exempt position that reports to the Finance & Administration Director.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains accurate company-wide financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.
  • Ensures compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), SMD’s policies, procedures, and contracts.
  • Prepares journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations with monthly close processes; includes all ledger accounts.
  • Maintains all subsidiary schedules/supporting documentation of balance sheet accounts including fixed assets, prepaid expenses, CRTs, etc.
  • Allocates & carefully tracks restricted funds.
  • Reviews AP & AR postings.
  • Prepares monthly internal financial reports, prepares revenue projections and forecasting expenses/expenditures and investment reports.
  • Contributes to the development and review of annual operating budgets and performance projections.
  • Prepares quarterly sales tax payments and annual multi states Charitable Registration renewals.
  • Assists with:
    • preparation for annual independent audit and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies and issues of non-compliance.
    • budget preparation, monitoring & reporting maintaining accounting & organizational files
    • donation processing
    • a variety of collaborative & individual projects necessary to meet the overall organization goals and objectives
  • Attends & takes minutes to both the Finance Committee meetings and Audit Committee meetings.
  • Perform other accounting duties and backup assistance with Payroll, A/P & A/R when needed.
  • Administrative support to the Finance & Administration Director.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Occasionally attends SMD after hour & weekend special events and programs to provide administrative staff support.
  • Serving as a part of the organization’s donor/volunteer community relations team.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • 5+ years bookkeeper experience or BA/BS in Accounting (or equivalent) and substantial understanding of A/P, A/R, G/L & GAAP standards.
  • Previous work experience in nonprofit accounting and financial management strongly preferred.
  • Excellent attention to detail and record-keeping skills are necessary
  • Advanced use of Excel and Microsoft Office programs required
  • Advanced use of a robust accounting database platform. Knowledge of MIP accounting platform would be ideal.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and multi-task
  • Good problem-solving and time-management skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to take initiative and function independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, creative, and deadline-oriented environment
  • Appreciation of environmental issues
  • Appreciation of outdoor recreational activities

Essential Requirements

  • Possess valid driver’s license
  • Daily access to a motor vehicle

Physical Demands
The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Employee must be able to run errands and provide occasional physical set-up and breakdown of meetings/events, inside and outside in varying weather circumstances. Employee must also be able to hike, occasionally in steep and/or rugged terrain and in inclement weather.

Salary Range $55,000 – $65,000

Benefits Include Health, dental, vision, 403(b) retirement plan

Please apply to [email protected] with your name in the subject line and send: your cover letter; resume and list of three references.

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