Accountant (4842) (Regular Full-Time, Hourly) Program/Location: Central Office (Mission Bay Park)
Come to be a part of our vibrant large non-profit organization and make a difference in the lives of people we serve!
Office Hours:Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.This is a non-exempt position.
FANTASTIC opportunity if you are an aspiring Accounting professional who values excellence, collaboration, providing specialized support, and finding balance by appreciating laughter and wellness in the workplace!We offer competitive pay and terrific benefits in a fun, energetic and professional environment…our Accounting Department is second to none!
Community Research Foundation is an $80 million, non-profit organization that continues to grow as a leader in providing mental health services throughout San Diego County. Located in the Mission Bay Park area, our Accounting department provides support to 34 programs and approximately 1,000 employees across San Diego County in all aspects of financial management, including budgeting, billing, AP/AR, payroll, financial analysis, and auditing.
Typical Duties of the Accountant
The Accountant will work closely with the Director of Accounting - Core and will be responsible for:
Preparing, maintaining, and reviewing accounting records in accordance with GAAP standards, contracting agency requirements, internal controls, and company policies and procedures; reviewing for accuracy, completeness, and conformance with established standards; reviewing, investigating, and correcting errors and inconsistencies
Coordinating the month-end close process; establishing deadlines for month-end close; accurately and efficiently prepare and analyze accruals, journal entries, and various reconciliations; analyzing information for trends and exceptions
Gathering details, analyzing data, and preparing professional written correspondence related to claims inquiries from contracting agency; monitoring Accounts Receivable aging and initiating follow up as needed
Preparing monthly and annual insurance premium schedules; performing monthly reconciliations;collaborating with Contracts Department staff to ensure proper accounting for complex insurance claims
Partnering with Facilities Department management staff to assess status of complex building-related projects and ensuring proper and timely accounting
Determining proper accounting for capitalized assets and leases; establishing and maintaining related depreciation schedules
Coordinating and assisting in the compilation of documentation for various audits; preparing schedules and assisting in audit footnote preparation
Monitoring emerging updates to accounting standards
Developing and enhancing positive working relationships with peers, departments, management, and program staff while maintaining a high level of confidentiality and professionalism
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field from an accredited college or university required; solid understanding of GAAP accounting principles; thorough knowledge of financial statements and general ledger
Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible experience working in a staff accountant level or equivalent position
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (V-Lookup, Pivot Tables); excellent 10-key skills; proficiency with word processing software, Outlook, Sage 100, or other accounting software
Proven strong reconciliation skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures; strong organizational, written and verbal communication; flexibility in managing multiple deadlines and priorities
Ability to work independently with solid problem solving and critical thinking skills; proven record of initiative and follow through
Dependable and reliable; team player with the ability to establish collaborative working relationships
Ability to pass criminal/background clearance
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, A COVER LETTER WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS
MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION
Your well-being matters at CRF! Full-time eligible employees have access to great benefits:
Up to 3 ½ weeks of paid time off, increasing over time
11 paid Holidays per year
Exceptional medical, dental, vision, and other health and wellness benefits
Opportunities for advancement
Retirement plan with generous employer contributions
Graduates:You may qualify for our student loan/repayment/forgiveness programs!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Diversity at CRF
CRF is committed to cultural competence, and we have established the Cultural
Diversity Resource Team (CDRT) whose mission and tasks include ensuring that all
our corporate practices are culturally sensitive to both our consumers and
employees. The CDRT has developed a company-wide Cultural Diversity Plan and is
responsible for creating and offering cultural and ethnic awareness, knowledge,
and skills trainings throughout the year.
Cultural Competency training is required of all of our staff, not just those
providing clinical services, on an annual basis. It is our pledge to provide
behavioral health and psychosocial rehabilitative services that are culturally
sensitive to those we serve.