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Staff Accountant in Live Oak, FL

Company: Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a Staff Accountant who not only has a love for numbers but who has a love for children and wants their efforts to contribute to a greater purpose of making a difference in the lives of disadvantage youth. Our vision is to develop young men and women who, because of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches, are able to face the future with a sense of direction, ability and hope. Come join our team today!SUMMARYThe Staff Accountant performs internal audits for the agency; assists with the annual budget coordination; reviews internal control practices and procedures; assists as needed with the financial statements and annual audit. This is accomplished through observations, audits, analysis, and subsequent reports. The Staff Accountant is directly responsible to the Vice President Finance. This position is not eligible for overtime pay.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe following duties and responsibilities are given as examples of the various types of work performed in this position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.Performs routine or special analysis or audits of programs and/or departments, revenues and expenses, including compliance with agency and contract procedures and accounting requirements. Maintains documentation of findings and recommendations of analyses and reviews. Examples of audit areas are: detailed reviews of petty cash funds, travel expense logs, food and clothing accounts, work program records, telephone records, gas records, property, payroll, accounting journals, ledgers, agency contracts, proposals, and other miscellaneous fiscal records.Assists the Vice President Finance with establishing a uniform system of accounting procedures at all agency locations with internal controls as basis for the procedures. Determines proper segregation of duties and develops mitigating controls as needed.Assists in training employees in fiscal-related areas at the various sites when requested and approved.Provides accounting support as needed to other departmental managers to support Raiser's Edge operations, and the data exchange between Raiser's Edge and Financial Edge software.Administers Data base Management pertaining to Accounting records.Ensures consultation and training is provided to agency staff on accounting matters and the use of accounting computer systems and software.Ensures appropriate and timely billing for contracts and fees for service.Assists with financial statements, the annual audit process and year-end closing of the General Ledger.Serves as backup to the Coordinator of Deferred and Special Gifts for bank account reconciliations.Assists the Vice President Finance with the management of Restricted Funds (Restricted, Gift Annuity, Pooled Income, and Endowment) as required, including, but not limited to, Project Accounting, IRS reporting, audit schedule preparation, etc.Responsible for the collection and publication of information related to annual Operating Budgets for FSYR and SRE. This includes using the Financial Edge budget module for data collection and reporting. Performs additional budget tasks as directed by Vice President Finance or Vice President Operations.Assists the Vice President Finance with business activity related to FSYR investments and real estate recorded in the Unrestricted Operating Fund. For investment activities, this includes monthly reconciliations of all investment accounts and the postings of monthly income and gains/losses to financial records.Assigned special projects as required to support FSYR and SRE operations.Assists in the annual budgeting process which includes providing assistance, consultation, and feedback to departments and programs.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSThis position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. Prior audit and general ledger experience are preferred but not required.Job Type: Full-timePay: Starting at $57,000Benefits:401(k) with up to 4% company matchAnnual leave and Sick leave11 Paid HolidaysMedical, Dental, and Vision InsuranceCompany paid Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance 2x annual salaryHealth savings account, supplemental life insurance, short term disability, and Aflac products availableEmployee Assistance ProgramEligible for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program6PzkMaSXFh

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