Hot Job! Senior Financial Analyst for Top Non Profit firm in NYC

Our client is a prominent not for profit firm in NYC.  They are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team.

They are searching for someone with at least 5 years experience in accounting.  Having dealt in reconciliation, journal entries, providing schedules for the audits, financial reporting, working with pension audits and IRS form 990.  Someone with great attention to detail and understand that deadlines have to be met is a strong plus.  The company offers exceptional benefits and have promoted professionals within the firm.

This person will play a key role in the initiative to improve the accounting and reporting for the firm’s  internal and external financial reporting requirements, including intercompany processes with all consolidating entities of the firm, annual consolidated financial statement preparation , IRS 990 preparation and other reports to external organizations, multiple pension and post-retirement annual audits.

Main Functions:

  • Develop and document an in-depth understanding of the financial statement reporting tools. Evaluate current practice and present suggestions to management for improvements in efficiency as well as internal controls.
  • Assist in the analysis of monthly and quarterly financial statements, including year over year variance analysis and budget variations Prepare supporting schedules for internal and external reporting requirements.
  • Assist with the preparation of workpapers for multiple pension and post retirement audits.
  • Assist in the monthly reconciliation and roll forwards of all PPE of the firm.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and roll forwards for Intercompany and other accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare financial portion of IRS Form 990 for the firm and affiliates. Prepare annual regulatory and informational financial reports as assigned (IPEDS, Surveys, etc.).
  • Be the Lead Analyst in preparation of the intercompany processes with multiple consolidating entities of the firm.
  • Assist in all internal and external financial statement preparation needs (including annual consolidated financial statements, reports requested by external organizations and multiple pension and post-retirement plans).
  • Assist in the analysis of monthly and quarterly financial reports, including variance analysis. Prepare supporting schedules and perform analytical test work for audit and other audit deliverables.
  • Act as liaison to the tax department to meet IRS 990 tax filing requirements.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects as needed. Develop an in-depth understanding of Hyperion Planning (financial statement reporting tool) and become a proficient user.
  • Assist in the preparation of property plant and equipment reconciliations and roll forwards on a monthly basis.
  • Work closely with asset management to ensure all capital items are properly classified and recorded on a timely basis. In consultation with the manager, proactively participate in various short-term and long-term process improvement projects as well as strategic planning.
  • Develop partnerships with internal and external customers to implement accounting policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
  • Develop recommendations and participate in implementing improvements to the automated intercompany reporting process. Develop recommendations and participate in implement improvements to the PPE process.
  • Provide guidance to junior staff. Prepare supporting schedules and prepare analytics to support internal and external audit deliverables and IRS form 990.
  • Develop and document an in-depth understanding of the financial statement reporting tools. Evaluate current practice and present suggestions to management for improvements in efficiency as well as internal controls.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 4-5 years’ related accounting experience.
  • Experience at a university, academic infrastructure or non-profit is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills. Ability to work with individuals at all levels. Ability to take the lead on assigned projects. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Preferred experience

  • CPA or master’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Public accounting experience
  • Hyperion Planning and Essbase/Smartview, PeopleSoft financial software for Education and Government, Brio report-writing software.

To be considered for this role please submit your resume to JRodriguez@CFStaffing.com

 

 

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