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Senior Financial Accountant

Company: Downtown San Diego Partnership.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Financial Accountant - Careers At Downtown San Diego Partnership Career Opportunities with Downtown San Diego Partnership Careers At Downtown San Diego Partnership Current job opportunities are posted here as they become available. Subscribe to our RSS feeds to receive instant updates as new positions become available. Back To Openings Senior Financial Accountant Department: Finance Location: San Diego, CA
Please email your resume in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .html, or .ascii format to the address below. If you wish to enclose a cover letter, please include it in the body of your email message. Email Your Resume Position Title: Senior Financial AccountantCompensation: $90,000-$100,000 DOEStatus: Full Time; ExemptBenefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • 3 weeks of PTO
  • Hybrid schedule allows for some remote work
  • 401K Plan + Employer Match
  • 12 Federal Holidays
  • Parking Allotment
  • Employee Assistance ProgramLocation: Downtown San Diego, CaReports to: Director of Finance*position is subject to a background, credit, and reference checkAbout the Downtown San Diego PartnershipThe Downtown San Diego Partnership (DSDP) is a nonprofit organization that serves as the principal voice and driving force behind the economic prosperity and cultural vitality of Downtown San Diego through membership, advocacy, public services, and community investment. The organization's nearly 300 members, representing a variety of business sectors including real estate, technology, banking, law, defense, insurance, communications, energy, and tourism are committed to nurturing a Downtown that benefits the entire San Diego region.It also serves as the managing organization for several special districts and charitable foundations including the Property and Business Improvement District - otherwise known as Clean & Safe - which provides essential public services in the 275 blocks of Downtown. Through these programs, we have provided enhanced services in maintenance, safety, beautification, and homeless outreach, supported business promotion and retention, and improved the quality of life on behalf of Downtown's neighborhoods for more than 20 years. In all, these programs provide an annual contractual budget of approximately $13 million annually. To learn more about Downtown San Diego Partnership visit Position SummaryThe Senior Accountant is responsible for managing, accounting, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting for contracts and grants. Responsibilities include set up and management of payroll labor distribution allocations, cash flow management and complex accounting functions for the organization and related entities.This position is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate, timely and transparent financial statements and reports. This position works within tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including grant and contract accounting and invoicing, job cost allocations, general ledger accounting, monthly close and financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, budgeting, and forecasting. The Senior Financial Accountant supports the Director of Finance and Administration and department Directors, which requires strong written and verbal interpersonal communication skills. Must have a firm grasp of GAAP accounting principles and practices and Uniform Guidance for government contracts.Responsibilities and DutiesContract Accounting Manager - 65%
    • Manage accounting for grants and contracts, including cost allocations, budget variances, and invoicing. Provide clear and consistent reporting and communication to department Directors regarding the status of contract finances.
    • Solid understanding of government contract accounting rules and regulations. Manage contracts in accordance with varies contract agreements. Assist with agreements pertaining to RFQs, RFPs, asset purchases and new business contracts.
    • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government accounting and reporting requirements.
    • Manage budgeting, cash flow and forecasting activities for contracts.
    • Manage the job cost allocation structure in the payroll and general ledger systems.
    • Manage accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes for contracts.
    • Work with Program Managers and Directors to develop regular and adhoc reporting for management of contracts, including invoicing, receivables, and budget to actual reports.
    • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
    • Work with the Director of Finance and Administration to ensure clean and timely year end audits and annual tax filings.
    • Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned.Payroll - 35%
      • Manage payroll labor cost allocations in payroll system.
      • Manage importing of payroll transactions from payroll system to accounting system.
      • Ensure payroll data, including wages, benefits, labor allocation codes, and PTO accruals and balances are being properly set up and recorded.
      • Review payroll setup and settings to ensure accuracy and compliance with budgets and contracts.Assigned responsibilities will be dynamic. As the organization expands, so too will roles, responsibilities, and tasks. The role requires flexibility and adaptability, with strong collaborative and communication skills, ensuring all parties are apprised of project statuses.Required Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities
        • Bachelor's degree in accounting, with at least 4-6 years of experience with contract accounting and payroll allocations.
        • Experience managing finances for non-profits.
        • Proven track record in organizational budgeting and financial management. Experience with and understanding of GAAP, grant tracking, payroll management and general business systems and functions.
        • Commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
        • Experience with fund accounting
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Net Suite or equivalent software, Adobe, CRM Software, standard payroll systems, with a mastery level of Excel.
        • A metrics-driven, entrepreneurial mindset that informs strategy and work habits.
        • Ability to explain complex financial reporting in simple terms.
        • Strong leadership skills for managing across departments.
        • Ability to think strategically and connect strong execution to broader strategic objectives and priorities.Core Attributes
          • Collaborator
          • Flexible and a sense of humor
          • Organized and detail oriented
          • Strong communication and presentation skills
          • Critical and strategic thinking with the ability to forecast
          • Ability to work independently
          • Meet strict deadlines and manage time
          • Quick learner and have initiativePhysical Requirements
            • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
            • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.
            • Must be able to access and navigate each department at the organization's facilities.Our ValuesDeliver excellent service: We strive to provide exceptional customer service through listening to our customers, providing efficient services, and innovative solutions resulting in value for our many stakeholders.Be fun and open-minded with a quirky sense of creativity: We work hard but take time to celebrate our collective achievements and realize there's always more than one perspective to consider when approaching a challenge.Pursue growth and learning: We invest in our people so they can continue to build skills and perspectives that enrich the work we do.Build honest relationships and communication: We believe honesty leads to strong relationships built on a foundation of trust.Nurture a safe work environment: We have a collective commitment to emphasize safety over competing goals to ensure the protection of people and our environment.Inclusiveness and diversity: We honor the inherent value of every individual's unique story, experience, and perspective. We strive to amplify the voices of our staff, community, and stakeholders and to create a safe and inclusive environment where everyone can contribute one's authentic self.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and InclusionAt the Downtown San Diego Partnership, we are an organization that attracts and empowers diversity throughout our workplace and in the communities we serve. We value and celebrate the whole person and the lived experience that makes each of us unique. We strive to foster a safe environment, both internally within our organization and externally towards the communities we engage with, in which we encourage all voices to be heard and amplified as needed. We know our strengths come from championing our differences and acknowledge that each person deserves a voice and a seat at the table. Our ability to feel or be united through inclusion will result in better discussions, decisions, and outcomes that will allow us to advance the economic prosperity and cultural vitality of Downtown San Diego.MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLYKARLA TOROSIAN, PRESIDENT, REDBONE RECRUITING(619) 304-6070KARLA@REDBONERECRUITING.COM APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
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