Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low-income people to become self-reliant through integrated services. When joining PPL, you become a part of a diverse team whose goal is to assist our residents and communities with the groundwork they need, not only to survive, but also to thrive. We are eager to welcome others to our team who are dedicated to serving our residents and pursuing our mission to build the hope, assets, and self-reliance of individuals and families who have lower incomes by providing transformative affordable housing and employment readiness services.
This position assists with the accounting activities and processes for the organization’s operations as a member of the accounting team under the direction of the Corporate Controller.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Completes monthly general ledger account reconciliations.
Accurately records journal entry transactions into the general ledger.
Generates financial reports as required to meet monthly, quarterly and annual processes.
Provides analytical support regarding budget variances, financial statement accounts and financial performance metrics.
Provide support to the annual budgeting process.
Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
Provides year-end support to the annual audit process and requirements for the preparation of audit work papers.
Provides support to the establishment and documentation of accounting policies, internal controls and operating procedures (i.e. fixed asset accounting, accounts receivable processes, accounts payable, depreciation schedules, etc.).
Understanding of financial statements, general ledgers, trial balances, accounting theory
Detail oriented with excellent organization and problem solving skills
Willingness to cross-train with other members of the finance team
Ability to work under and meet assigned deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively across the organization and with various levels of management
Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative
Experience in affordable housing, property management, or government grant accounting is very helpful
Experience with Yardi and MAS Accounting Software a plus
Strong Excel and Microsoft Office skills
Understanding of accounting software systems
Education and/or Experience:
Degree in Accounting
2-5 years financial accounting experience
Or a combination of education and experience
Benefits: Health & Dental; Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, Employer Paid Life Insurance; Voluntary Life Insurance; Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA); PTO & Paid Holidays; 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match.