Accounting Manager

Raleigh, North Carolina  | 
Wake County

Resources for Seniors, Inc. is a community-based nonprofit organization located in Raleigh, NC., our mission is to support the independence of older adults and adults with disabilities in Wake County in the areas of care management, adult day services, housing and home improvement, in-home care, senior center operations and information/referral. The Agency has an annual budget of $9.5 million from a variety of funding sources and is 95% publicly-funded.

We are currently seeking an AccountingManagerin our Accounting department. This position will report directly to the Director of Finance and will work closely with program managers and staff. The Accounting Manager serves as the organization’s lead accountant responsible for performing and/or overseeing the performance of all daily financial operations of the accounting department and the monthly closing process.

Qualified candidates should have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in accounting with 1 or more years in a not-for-profit organization preferred;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and some exposure to GAAP for not-for-profit organizations;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the administrative and financial processes involved in receiving and tracking government contract award information from receipt to close out of the government contract cycle;
  • Proven ability to accurately and completely close ledgers monthly in accordance with GAAP.
  • Proven ability to efficiently organize and prioritize tasks; manage time to meet deadlines successfully;
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with both accounting and programmatic personnel;
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with a variety of individuals and organizations with limited supervision;
  • Proven ability and desire to assist in systems process improvement and refinement;
  • Proficiency working with Sage 100 or similar automated accounting software, MS Office Suite and database management software;
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (strongly preferred) or in business administration or related field with equivalent experience in accounting.

Essential Functions:

  • Records or ensures recording of all regular accounting transactions including accounts payable, contracts and accounts receivable, cash disbursements, and payroll;
  • Analyzes account balances and trends to ensure accuracy and completeness of the General Ledger;
  • Ensure overall budgetary control and post-award compliance with federal, state, and private contracts, including:
    • Collecting program data to inform invoicing processes and reconciliations related to draw downs from external funders
    • Reviewing and communicating allowable expenses, throughout the funding cycle to ensure compliance
  • Collects and reports programmatic data for billing;
  • Reviews and analyzes allowable costs to ensure compliance with contracts and maximum allowable reimbursement from government payers;
  • Acts as the initial point of contact for program management to address accounting and reporting needs and concerns;
  • Provide program management with monthly financial statements including analysis of expenditures by contract;
  • Analyze grant expenditures vs budgets and recommend and prepare budget revisions as needed;
  • Manage grant closeouts including financial record reconciliation;
  • Provide technical expertise for grant accounting and recommend and implement policies and procedures to achieve process improvements and efficiencies;
  • Prepares financial statements as directed;
  • Assists in preparation of the annual budget;
  • Assist with coordination of annual audit.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands represented here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the person:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time;
  • Constantly operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Frequently moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Occasionally moves computer equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.




Salary and Benefits

Resources for Seniors offer a competitive benefit package which includes, medical, dental, vision, FSA, AFLAC, 403b Retirement, Life Insurance, STD & LTD.