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Accounting Manager

Reports to:  Chief Financial Officer

Classification: Full-time, Exempt.

Compensation: Competitive Salary and benefits

 

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and 403B Retirement Plan with 10 days of annual vacation accrual, 11 paid holidays, 2 personal days, and paid sick leave.  

HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation promoting social and economic equity to preserve and enhance economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable homeownership, business development, and community advocacy. We develop affordable housing, offer first-time homebuyer counselling and education, and provide loans to qualified homebuyers. We work closely with residents, small business, and community-based organizations to foster equitable economic development in Southeast Seattle.  

Position Summary

We are seeking an Accounting manager to join our team. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for supervising and managing the accounting department staff and all areas of financial reporting. He or She will be responsible for maintaining, best practices, and systems for collecting, analyzing and reporting financial information. The Accounting Manager must have a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and will advise on budgets, financial strategy, financial reporting, and forecasting. He or she will also be responsible for helping with all audit and ledger preparation and supporting managers across teams with financial procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise accounting department employees; responsible for day-to-day supervision, leadership, and training.
  • Maintain and oversee all accounting procedures and processes including but not limited to AP, AR, Payroll, Treasury and General Accounting.
  • Follow and comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements.
  • Record and research all financial information for analysis.
  • Oversee budget reports, preparation of budgets, and analysis of budgets.
  • Work with the CFO to prepare financial statements and presentations to the Board of Directors.
  • Prepares consolidated financial statements; provides reports, as needed.
  • Tracks annual budget to actual and produces reports; analyzes actual results against budget and researches variances; interacts with departments on an on-going basis and provide guidance on budget and accounting policies.
  • Reports on financial status and responds to inquiries from the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Oversees monthly reconciliation and maintenance of all general ledger accounts in preparation of month-end financial statements, including journal entries, estimates relating to normal entries (i.e., depreciation rates & methods, discount on contributions receivable, accounts receivable allowances, etc.) and any special schedules required.
  • Review and post all journal entries.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly reporting and compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Prepares financial statements in accordance with GAAP.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business with an emphasis in Accounting, or a related field or at least 5 years of experience as a Full Charge bookkeeper with management duties.
  • Previous experience as an accountant, accounting supervisor, or full charge bookkeeper.
  • Proficiency with accounting software and experience with a software system implementation a plus.
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, nonprofit fund accounting, financial statement consolidations, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional organization, time management, and delegation skills.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office, especially Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook. 
  • Professional demeanor and willingness to cooperatively participate on a team in a mission-based organization.

 

Desirables:

  • Experience with the MIP fund Accounting system. 
  • Experience in financial management of federal, state, and local government grants and contracts.
  • Effective in working with a diverse and multicultural team of colleagues and customers.
  • Direct work experience with budgets, forecasting, financial analysis, and fund accounting.
  • Knowledge of real estate, banking, and/or mortgage.

 

Work Schedule:

  • This position primarily works Monday–Friday, 9-5, additional hours may be required as needed.

 

Please submit resume and one-page cover letter to jobs@homesightwa.org.


INCLUSIVENESS STATEMENT:

HomeSight is an equal-opportunity employer with a very diverse staff. We seek to recruit, retain, and advance people of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact.


HomeSight is a non-profit community development corporation promoting social and economic equity to preserve and enhance economically and culturally diverse communities through affordable homeownership, business development, and community advocacy. HomeSight Community Development believes in an integrated approach to creating thriving communities. We develop affordable housing, provide first-time homebuyer education and counseling, and make loans to qualified buyers. We serve communities of color and SE Seattle residents and, in addition to developing affordable homeownership options, we work closely with resident and business groups in Southeast Seattle to advance equitable economic development. Through these efforts, we look to build shared prosperity within these communities and prevent/alleviate inequitable and isolating development.