Senior Accountant

Job Store Staffing
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
USD 24.03 - 28.84 per hour
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Company Description

Are you a Senior Accountant with a desire to join a Christian non-profit organization?

Our client is a Christian educational organization. Their mission is to advance excellence in Christian schools by enhancing the professional and personal development of Christian educators and providing vital support functions for Christian schools.

Industry: Faith Based Education

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type: Direct Hire

Annual Pay Rate: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 annually (DOE)

Schedule: 8am to 5pm / Monday to Friday

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the maintenance of the general ledger and integrity of accounting information by preparing, recording, and reconciling transactions. Through these activities, this position will ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.

Essential Duties

Provide excellent customer service for all customers, headquarters' departments, regional offices and CLIENT constituents through timely, effective communication and timely, accurate completion of assigned duties, including:
  • Preparation and posting of journal entries, including re-class, monthly recurring and other journal entries
  • Preparation and analysis of account reconciliations
  • Recording daily bank account transactions, including deposits, fee withdrawals and credit card transactions
  • Review of, importation into the general ledger and reconciliation of financial information from other systems (e.g. membership database, expense reporting systems, donor system, regional office accounting systems)
  • Assist with monthly and ad hoc financial reporting preparation, report and chart of account maintenance, etc.
  • Maintain fixed assets system and depreciation schedules
  • Assist with sales tax filings, including data gathering, data verification and remittance for all states where CLIENT is required to file
  • Assist with audit and preparation of 990 as needed
  • Assist Controller and VP of Finance with special projects as needed, including budgeting, forecasting, board reports and annual financial audit
  • Serve as back-up for the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable positions when needed
  • Any additional duties as required or assigned.


Required Experience and Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field required; four (4) years of relevant experience (in addition to the following experience requirement) may be substituted for this requirement
  • Five (5) years of relevant experience required; CPA preferred
  • Three (3) years of accounting system experience required; Microsoft Dynamics GP experience preferred

Essential Qualifications
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet a constant stream of deadlines
  • Ability to determine what is needed in assigned projects and apply problem solving skills when issues arise
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Expert skill level in dealing with financial and numeric data
  • Expert skill level in use of spreadsheets
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to accomplish the assigned duties.

Additional Information


• A demonstrated acceptance without reservation of the Statement of Faith

• A strong, clear Christian testimony

• A mature, godly spirit

• A person of faith and prayer

• A growing and maturing Christian testimony, consistent with biblical principles

Must be willing to accept and model the Statement of Faith