Staff Accountant, Financial Reporting
The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in Philadelphia is seeking a Staff Accountant, Financial Reporting to report to the Director, Financial Reporting. This position is responsible for the accounting of trust, foundation, and endowment accounts and assisting with the timely and accurate preparation of the Board of Pensions' financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. This individual prepares forecasts of cash requirements to ensure the availability of cash to meet benefits and other financial obligations, reconciles bank accounts, resolves discrepancies between the general ledger and bank statements, and updates the on-line commercial banking platform. You will also prepare monthly journal entries, account analysis, and monthly written financial statement analyses, summarize all assistance gift information for financial reporting, auditing, and analysis, and produce the department's monthly financial reporting package. The Staff Accountant also assists with the preparation of annual financial statements and footnotes, supports tax and compliance reporting, supports analysis for internal and external audits and for the Business Continuity Plan team, updates processes and procedures, and assists in other financial research, analysis and report preparation as required.
The Ideal Candidate Possesses
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field;
- At least two years of financial reporting and analysis experience with emphasis in corporate accounting and financial reporting;
- An understanding of Accounting Principles and experience with computerized general ledger accounting systems; knowledge of Lawson Software a plus;
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications; Advanced Excel, Word and Power Point knowledge;
- Ability to work overtime and weekends as required in order to achieve goals; and
- Ability to effectively work remotely utilizing an uninterrupted internet connection, as required.
The Ideal Candidate Strongly Desires To Serve the PC(USA) with
- the ability to work as an effective team member, as well as independently;
- the ability to make sound decisions and judgments regarding complex issues;
- demonstrated flexibility and extreme attention to detail;
- demonstrated accountability to timely and accurate completion of responsibilities;
- excellent analytical skills, decision making, and problem-solving ability;
- excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; and
- strong organizational skills.
The Ideal Candidate Would Receive
- Medical and retirement benefits, plus ...
- a minimum of 22 days' personal leave, plus sick time and paid holidays
- employer matching contributions to 403(b)(9) plan
- up to 70 percent tuition reimbursement
- health and well-being resources
- Satisfaction gained from working for a service-oriented employer; and
- Volunteer and other service opportunities in the community at large.
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About the Board of Pensions
The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is committed to engaging the entire Church in becoming inclusive of diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and language groups. As an agency of the Church, we share in and align with its values. Our staff is diverse in gender, ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and generation, reflecting the community around us. Our different perspectives foster creativity, and mutual respect enables us to execute the ideas that creativity generates.
Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color, preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply.
The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is an equal opportunity employer.