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Senior Accountant

Location : Los Angeles (On-Site)
Job Type : Temp/Hire
Compensation : open - 48.00
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance from an accredited college or universities
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
 JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for assisting the Controller & Fiscal Officer in directing the financial affairs of multiple grants and contracts. 



Under the direction of the Controller & Fiscal Officer, the Senior Accountant will assist in the overall program accounting, budgeting and financial reporting policies and procedures. Will provide effective control and satisfy the informational requirements of senior program and administrative officers, line and staff management, independent auditors, government agencies and reports and interprets the results of operation to management. 


The Senior Accountant may supervise day-to-day activities of accounting department staff when the Controller & Fiscal Officer are unavailable, and may review accounting staffs’ work as assigned while accomplishing other critical functions. 



  • Reports to the Fiscal Officer.

  • Assist Fiscal Officer in the preparation of monthly reports to assure compliance with Federal, State and contractual funding source regulations.

  • Verify and post all transactions that are properly documented in accordance with accounting standards and government regulations.

  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.

  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

  • Review accounts for discrepancies and reconcile differences.

  • Prepare adjusting journal entries Revised 08/2018

  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.

  • Responsible for processing Accounts Payable invoices, issuing checks, and corresponding with vendors and administrative staff.

  • Responsible for bank and cash reconciliation.

  • Appraise, evaluate, and inventory real property and equipment, recording information such as the description, value, and location of property

  • Analyze business operations, trends, cost, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.

  • Other duties assigned

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance from an accredited college or university

  • Five years of experience as an accountant/bookkeeper in a fund accounting system.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is a must

  • Knowledge of principles published in Government Accounting manuals and familiarity with audit and reporting requirements for Federal, State, and local grants.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Experience with non-profits and MIP Fund Accounting is highly desirable

  • Prior supervisor experience is preferred

Skills :
Accounts Payable Excel Fund Accounting Reconciliations
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