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Accounting Manager

Boys & Girls Clubs Metro ATL

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted November 15, 2021.


Job Title: Accounting Manager

Department: Finance

Reports To: Sr.

Finance Manager

Status: Salaried – Exempt


This role is responsible for providing accounting, support, and reporting services to BGCMA, which include daily transaction processing, month-end accounting and reconciliation, government grant compliance, and financial reporting.

Performs daily accounting and treasury procedures which may include the following:
Manage the general ledger, accounts payable, and property accounting functions.
Manage outsourced functions that support general ledger, financial statement reporting and subsidiary accounting and treasury systems.
Manage the transactions processing of clubs, and camp, including their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and policies and procedures.
Ensure that accounts receivable is reported in conjunction with the recording of pledges and grants through Raisers Edge.
Ensure that accounts receivable are relieved and cash receipts are recorded in conjunction with the receipt of payments from donors or government agencies.
Ensure that the ACH debits to our operating account are only those authorized and for the correct amounts.
Records and reconciles daily cash receipt transactions in a timely and accurate manner.
Prepares and analyzes daily cash report in a timely and accurate manner.
Prepares and submits daily cash deposit.
Reviews and approves Positive Pay.
Manages Payscape System including training employees to use the platform and monthly reporting.
Manages Comdata system for the organization.
Serves as backup to accounts payable.
Performs monthly government grant compliance support activities which may include the following:
Prepares and distributes accurate monthly government grant accounting reports to Resource Development (RD) Operations within a time-sensitive schedule.

This includes, but is not limited to DHS, 21st Century, OJP, Food Program, CDBG, and other corporate and foundation grants.
Compiles supporting documentation (VISA reporting and invoices) for all allowable expenditures in accordance with grant requirements and distribute to each government grant RD manager within a time-sensitive schedule.

Ensure proper coding on all documents.
Compiles supporting documentation for all allowable personnel in accordance with grant requirements and distribute RD Operations in a timely manner.
Support RD Operations team on all financial matters pertaining to grant compliance.
Performs month end close procedures which may include the following:
Coordinates action necessary to correct account balances and maintain proper accounting controls and procedures.
Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations to ensure transactions are recorded accurately and account balances are properly stated in accordance with GAAP and BGCMA policy for all cash accounts, prepaid accounts, and fixed assets.
Reviews, reconciles, and processes expenses per the SunTrust Visa purchase card monthly statement.

Ensures proper and timely accounting coding.
Enforces robust Visa P-Card compliance.

Ensures all staff submit a complete and accurate Visa Report.

Ensures there is a receipt for every charge and proper approval.

Maintains an accurate and timely log of non-compliance to monitor proper policies and procedures.
Generate and distribute monthly financials and G/L detail to every cost center manager.
Maintain and improve controls over accounting transactions.
Other Responsibilities
Develops cost-effective, new, or unique solutions and embraces new ideas that helps improve accounting and finance processes while sustaining our mission.

Recommends actions by interpreting data and performing comparative analysis.
May assist with information technology / accounting automation upgrade projects for point-of-sale, purchasing and procurement, and general ledger systems.
Support the annual audit process.
Participate in the production of the annual budget and forecasts.
Maintain the chart of accounts.
Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
Other projects and assignments as needed.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

CPA designation will be considered a plus.
Minimum of 4-5 years related work experience.
Progressively responsible financial grants and contracts experience.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
Strong analytical mindset and ability to manage large data.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take direction from various sources.
MS Office/365 proficiency with intermediate Excel.

Advanced Excel will be considered a plus.
Productive and efficient work product.

Removes barriers to move faster.

Experiments and adapts.

Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
Self-motivated, go-getter attitude with desire to go above and beyond standard job requirements.
Protects organizational integrity by maintaining financial and personnel information confidential.
ENVIRONMENT & WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal internal office environment.

Occasional need to travel to club locations within metro Atlanta.

Frequent internal contacts with employees throughout organization required.

EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATION: This position is classified as Salaried-Exempt status.

As defined by the Fair Labor Standards Act, “exempt” status employees are exempt from the protections of the wage and hour laws of their state, or of the FLSA.

“Exempt” employees must always be paid on a salary basis, not subject to reduction based on the quality or quantity of work performed.

DISCLAIMER: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification.

It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.