Senior Accountant, RAMP, Rockford, IL

About the Position

I. PURPOSE OF POSITION: Oversees and directs the financial processes of the organization including performing the functions of accounts receivable, accounts payable, billing, grant tracking for the entire organization, monthly billing, all journal entries, review of bank reconciliations prepared by staff, assisting with annual budgeting, updating projections on budget goals throughout the year and more.  Responsible for the organizations’ financial reporting while ensuring all laws, funder guidelines and generally accepted accounting principles for non-profits are followed.

II. POSITION PARAMETERS: Reports directly to the Executive Director; Full-Time; Full Benefits; Travel and Expenses Reimbursed; Salaried.

III. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of training and experience;3-5 years of proven, successful work experience in duties similar to the positions job activities, including supervisory experience;
  • 3-5 years of proven, successful work experience in duties similar to the positions job activities, including supervisory experience;
  • Previous experience in non-profit accounting;
  • Knowledge of the laws and practices that surround Non Profit Financial Management;
  • Ability to effectively direct and coach staff to ensure efficiency and success;
  • Literacy in computer applications including word processing, database management and financial management (experience in QuickBooks a plus);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present information in a clear concise manner;
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining organization and meeting deadlines;
  • Reliable transportation and a willingness to work some evening and weekend hours;
  • Personal experience with a disability and/or an intimate knowledge of the Independent Living Philosophy and a strong desire to see it carried out in the community.

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Organization: 
RAMP
Location: 
Rockford, IL