Accounting/Payroll Manager

Rivers of Steel
16 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Position Priorities:

  • Accounts Payable / Vendor Payments
  • Payroll for full–time, part–time, and seasonal employees
  • Federal, state and private grant report preparation
  • Cash Receipts & Accounts Receivable
  • Audit preparation & GASB compliance

Major Duties & Responsibilities:


  1. Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  2. Manage outsourced functions, including but not limited to the audit, payroll and time/attendance
  3. Responsible for controlling daily cash balances to ensure that adequate funds are available to cover expenditures and for recommending the timing and level of cash transfers
  4. Work directly with ROS auditing firm to establish procedures and assist in annual audit, and required, individual programmatic audits
  5. Perform other duties and responsibilities as required


  1. Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
  2. Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  3. Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  4. Manage the classification and recording of all financial transactions
  5. Process employee payroll in a timely manner to verify proper overtime and ensure accurate credits and changes for various deductions for FICA and unemployment taxes
  6. Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  7. Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  8. Maintain the chart of accounts
  9. Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  10. Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions


  1. Report financial statements and budgets to grant agencies
  2. Provide regular and special reports to CEO/COO, as requested
  3. Attend staff meetings and other meetings as r. Attend programs and events sponsored by ROS and/or other organizations or entities as needed
  4. Report monthly project and grant balances to COO to identify upcoming spending deadlines
  5. Conform to Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Association's Standards of Excellence


  1. Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  2. Monitor and insure compliance with line of credit and other borrowings
  3. Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  4. Manage all payment requests from ROS grant recipients to ensure conformance with approved budget, and conduct proper and necessary oversight of the individual grants to insure compliance with policies

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

As the job evolves, additional duties may be added to the position.

Preferred Minimal Requirements

Bachelor's degree in accounting. Minimum of three years of related experience. Some experience with Blackbaud's Financial Edge is a major plus. CPA would be beneficial, but not required. Knowledge of non–profit accounting and financial policies and procedures would be ideal. Good organizational and people skills and attention to detail. This position offers a competitive compensation package, including health and retirement benefits.

How to Apply

Applicants should send their information to . All applications must include a resume, cover letter, and references. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Rivers of Steel is an equal opportunity employer.

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