Senior Accountant – Fixed Assets

YMCA of the North is looking for a Senior Accountant – Fixed Assets.
Job Description

Job Summary:

The Senior Accountant - Fixed Assests is responsible for managing professional accounting work of moderate difficulty, administering the fixed asset and related systems and coordinating association-wide project initiatives.  The incumbent manages the association’s capital budget development process and ensures the accounting for all capital assets and expenditures, capital debt and lease activity are in accordance with GAAP.  The position oversees the capital expenditure functions and may provide work direction to others.  Other responsibilities include reconciling balance sheet accounts and preparing specialized reports.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of four (4) plus years of related accounting experience.
  • In-depth understanding of accounting principles, methods, and applications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills along with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient user of the Microsoft Office suite and spreadsheet preparation. 
Essential Functions

Essential Functions:

  • Provide comprehensive fiscal knowledge, accounting support, financial reporting, and technical assistance to branches, departments and/or programs.
  • Oversee the accounting for capital assets and expenditures, ensuring all activity is in accordance with GAAP and other accounting policies and best practices.  Responsible for capital debt and lease accounting which may include preparing bond draws, calculating debt covenant requirements and preparing related reports for financial institutions.
  • Updates and maintains Fixed Asset database for all capital expenditures.
  • Manages vehicle registration and property tax information and payments.
  • Reconciles and reviews the reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts and prepares audit schedules for various accounts.
  • Analyzes data and prepares special reports.  Assist with developing strategies for financing capital projects and monitoring association cash flow.
  • Develop financial policies and procedures, creating consistencies, efficiencies and implementing best practices.