Program Accountant

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Position Details
Opening Date: 
Fri, 04/20/2018
Position Summary: 
The Program Accountant is responsible for analyzing financial data, communicating problems, and making recommendations to the Assistant Controller. This individual will be responsible for the accounting and reporting of various federal, state, local, private foundations, and corporate sponsored social service programs.
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Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Work closely with program leaders to develop budgets and budget modifications; • Prepare journal and closing entries as required; • Prepare accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports to program leaders, including budget comparisons; • Provide schedules as requested for annual audit; • Provide a high level of customer service to program partners; • Provide information to program partners with regards to grant proposals (i.e. copies of certificates of liability, letters of incorporation, BCO certificates, etc.); • Prepare monthly invoices to funders; • Prepare and review Aged Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable reports by funder and program monthly; • Follow-up with funders regarding outstanding invoices as requested; • Perform new program partner fiscal orientation; • Perform special projects/duties as assigned by the Assistant Controller/Controller.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: • Accounting and reporting requirements as they relate to nonprofit organizations. (Familiarity with City of Philadelphia regulations a plus); • Knowledge of federal, state and local government compliance is a plus; • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel); • Must be extremely detailed-oriented and organized with excellent analytical ability; • Must have strong communication skills to effectively communicate with employees, community business leaders, program managers and directors; • Must maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and confidence; • Must have the ability to meet established accounting and reporting deadlines. EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE: • A BS/BA degree in Accounting; • A minimum of five (5) years of progressive accounting experience; • Must have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
More Details: 
Telephone calls will not be accepted
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to: Stephanie Callender Urban Affairs Coalition - HR Department
Additional Application Info: 
UAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer