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Senior Financial Accountant

JOB TITLE:                     Senior Financial Accountant

DEPARTMENT:               Finance

FLSA:                            Exempt

REPORTS TO:               Director of Accounting

LOCATION:                    Yonkers

 

SUMMARY:

The Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for preparing GAAP basis financial reports and operating budgets for the tax credit limited partnerships and other owned properties and manage the annual filing of all tax returns.  The Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for government contract reimbursement, reporting and budgeting.  This position will also provide support to the Director of Accounting in corporate accounting and other analysis as needed.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process monthly general ledger closing, prepare adjusting journal entries, and update all monthly work papers, including fixed asset and depreciation, insurance expense, and other accrued expenses
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts for all partnerships and submit reimbursements
  • Prepare and review monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare annual operating budgets and perform variance analysis monthly
  • Analyze outstanding tenant accounts and prepare bad debt analysis
  • Prepare quarterly (or monthly) limited partner reports for each tax credit project
  • Interface with auditor to prepare annual audit and tax returns
  • Manage tax return filings to ensure timely filing of corporate and non-profit returns
  • Review development project closing legal documents, review construction in progress schedules and prepare accounting entries as necessary
  • Prepare monthly grant reimbursement vouchers and prepare all related journal entries and accruals.
  • Monitor grant budget spending and prepare budget modification requests as needed.
  • Support Director of Accounting with preparation of monthly corporate work papers, including but not limited to insurance, depreciation, management fees, accrued expenses, debt service, etc.
  • Support VP Finance in preparing other specialized financial reporting as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting from an accredited four-year college or university
  • CPA or MBA a plus
  • 3-5 years of related experience with grant, property management and/or non-profit accounting
  • Demonstrative knowledge of advanced accounting theory and principles
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently and accurately
  • Capability to work in a faced paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills

AGENCY PROFILE & EMPLOYEE EXPECTATIONS:

Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services or more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission – Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)

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