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CCSWW CCS-NW Senior Accountant - Skagit and Whatcom Counties in Bellingham, Washington

This position reports to the Regional Finance Director. The Senior Accountant will perform general ledger accounting functions for the Northwest Region’s Accounting Department. The incumbent will distribute, collect, and report on accounting information. In addition to performing accounting duties, incumbent will assist in projects to upgrade internal accounting and banking systems.

Status: Fulltime, 37.5 hours per week.

Starting Salary/Hourly Rate: Competitive wage and benefits.

For internal candidates/union positions only: Compensation is set by agreed to language in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between CCSNW & SEIU 1199NW and determined based on experience.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Upholds and models the Mission, Insights, Key Action Steps and Principles of Leadership for CCSWW.

  • Supervise, train and assess the performance of Accounting staff, including but not limited to Staff Accountants and Billing Specialists.

  • Monitor daily cash balances and prepare cash forecast.

  • Ensure compliance with credit covenants.

  • Review and approve invoices.

  • Supervise and review monthly closing process.

  • Prepare month-end financial package.

  • Provide direction on various accounting issues.

  • Coordinate the preparation of tax return and year-end review with Corporate.

  • Cross-train to backfill tasks in A/P, A/R, payroll, revenue recognition, and medical billing.

  • Maintain schedule of depreciation for all capitalized equipment. Record depreciation on a monthly basis to the general ledger.

  • Maintain schedules of prepaid expenses (Vendor, annual amount, period covered, cost centers charged, and general ledger account). Prepare monthly adjusting entry to record the expense to the appropriate cost center.

  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Track and reconcile inter-company transactions with other regions/corporate.

  • For self-insured programs, track remittance of insurance premiums to corporate/affiliated offices and the payments of claims, reconciling accounts on a monthly basis.

  • Track remittance of unemployment premiums to corporate office, reconciling accounts on a quarterly basis.

  • Coordinate with corporate for payment of monthly Credit Card bill, track account changes and service as administrator of the credit card program under the direction of the Regional Finance Director.

  • Record monthly recurring journal entries and prepare monthly financial statements.

  • Participate in compiling and managing audit schedules and related documentation.

  • Provide administrative assistance to Regional Finance Director, including:

    • Organizing meetings
  • Agendas

  • Drafting word documents

  • Organizing accounting documents

  • Special projects.

  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting from accredited business school.

  • 7-10 years of experience in accounting.

  • 3 Supervisory experience.

  • Strong organizational skills, self-motivated, and ability to prioritize multiple demands and deadlines.

  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing external and internal priorities.

  • Excellent written and oral communications and persuasive skills, including the ability to communicate concisely, to integrate legal and business knowledge and to provide balanced and sound legal advice regarding risks.

  • Must possess highest degree of integrity, honesty and credibility.

  • Commitment to developing and safekeeping a workplace which values and supports a culturally diverse work environment.

  • Commitment to the role of social services as articulated by Catholic Charities USA.

  • Strong facilitation and team building skills with the ability to resolve disputes and mediate conflicts.

  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services and a knowledge of and commitment to working within the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church.

  • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork.

  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations.

  • Criminal History Background Checks are required prior to employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Similar experience in working for a non-profit social service organization.

  • CPA

  • Master’s Degree

ID: 2021-5197

External Company URL: http://www.ccsww.org

Street: 1133 Railroad Ave. #100

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