Senior Accountant-Employment Training
Accepting Applications Until 8/24/18
Who We Are
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.
PPL is looking for an experienced finance professional to join the financial management team. The Senior Accountant provide accounting, grant management, budgeting, and financial analysis support to PPL’s Employment Readiness program. This position will report to the Controller but will also work closely with PPL Employment Readiness Program Managers, as well as other senior finance staff in Employment Readiness. This role will assure accuracy of accounting information and help to determine the process needed to maintain compliance with our grants.
PPL strives to create long-term stability for the individuals in our communities. The most effective way to promote long-term self-reliance is by stabilizing the economics of a household. When we stabilize a household economically, we help set the stage for long-term success. Through PPL’s employment readiness programs, participants are able to build employment skills that will put them on the path to a career.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide support to the Corporate Controller and program staff for the organization including:
- Collaborate with Program Managers to support financial review, process implementation, compliance with grant requirements, and financial forecasting.
- Collaborate with other senior financial staff to balance compliance with grants and efficiency.
- Develop understanding of grant agreements and audit requirements so that expenses can be allocated in accordance with grant requirements.
- Identify when changes are needed for the budget and develop budget amendments.
- Accurately record accounting transaction detail, journal entries, account reconciliations, and grant invoices to general ledger and sub-ledger.
- Summarize and reconcile payroll by grant funding source to provide necessary documentation for grant billing.
- Assists with the preparation of financial documents for grant monitoring visits and audits.
- Provides support to the monthly/quarterly/annual close process and annual audit.
- Generates financial reports from supporting application systems and general ledger and distribute reports to PPL Staff.
- Provides support to the documentation of internal control, policies, and accounting procedures.
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and five or more years of finance and accounting work experience.
- Strong understanding of financial statements, general ledger, sub-ledger, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
- Experience in working with government grants.
- Excellent Microsoft Excel skills.
- High attention to detail and an ability to maintain a high level of accuracy.
- Experience communicator and presenter of financial information to non-financial audiences.
- Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
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.
Salary: $60,000-$65,000, DOQ
PPL is an EEO/AA employer. PPL participates in the federal E-verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the organization will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.