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Senior Accountant in Edgewater, NJ at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 3/11/2020

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    Edgewater, NJ
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Job Description

Our client, a non profit, located in Newark, has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant. This is a temporary role that will last approximately 6 months. Client is looking to hire quickly, so if interested please contact us ASAP.
Job Description

  • Prepare monthly financial reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for internal use and review by Property Managers, Senior Staff, and the Board of Commissioners, and as required by external sources, investors and regulatory agencies for each of the properties and programs as assigned. Journal entries prepared as needed for completeness and accuracy.
  • Review property incomes and expenses for each assigned program and property with the Senior Manager-Finance, Director of Finance, CFO, Director of Property Management, Property Managers, and other staff as appropriate and provide advice on any discrepancies, problems or questions on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain schedules for each non-cash balance sheet account for each property and program which is assigned and prepare monthly/yearly, accruals to expense as appropriate, depreciation, pre-paid expenses, mortgage, interest and fees as well as any other related items. Review these accruals on a regular basis and update as needed.
  • Coordinate the submission of financial reports to regulatory agencies and investors including HUD, other federal, state and local agencies as required for each program or property assigned.
  • Monitor expenses to insure compatibility with budgeted amounts and bring any variances to the attention of the CFO, Director of Finance, Senior Manager-Finance, Director of Property Management, Property Managers and other staff as appropriate.
  • Monitor and review the balance and detail of accounts receivable and collection activity for each property or program assigned with Senior Manager-Finance, Director of Finance, Director of Property Management, Property Managers, and other staff as appropriate to discuss solutions for reducing the balance on a monthly basis.
  • Ensures compliance with HUD financial management guidelines and regulations as well as the Mixed Finance/LIHTC Partnership Agreements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of all year-end materials and schedules for annual audits for properties and programs assigned and assist audit staff with the preparation and submission of year-end financial reports
  • Coordinate with other Finance Staff and Director of Property Management, Property Managers, and other staff as appropriate the preparation of annual operating budget.
  • Supervise the preparation of special financial reports for each program or property as assigned.
  • Review with Property Management and Finance Staff any issues with cash flow, collections and funding discrepancies as needed.
  • Provide technical advice and support to ensure the efficient operations of the accounting department and assist to improve systems and processes as needed.
  • Makes recommendations to Director of Finance and CFO on issues related to accounting and program and or property management.
  • Review assigned bank statement reconciliations on a monthly basis for outstanding items between the books and the bank's records.
  • Reviews weekly the accounts payable check runs for assigned properties and programs with other Finance Staff for determining sufficient funds, valid, and accurate recording in the program or property books
  • Assists CFO, Director of Finance, Department heads or other Supervisors with special projects, administrative tasks, and other accounting and reporting related work.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned and assist with other projects as needed.


  • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university
  • Solid knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Expert knowledge of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Expert knowledge of financial statement preparation
  • Solid Interpersonal skills for financial information presentation
  • Solid computer skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Excellent Communication skills


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