AIDS Healthcare Foundation

  • Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta, GA
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2018 9:30 AM)
    Req No
    2018-8788
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    AID Atlanta
  • Overview

    Join the Team – Make A Difference! Work at AID Atlanta, an affiliate of AHF.

     

    AID Atlanta, Inc. has been saving and transforming lives since its inception in 1982. The agency is the Southeast’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization.

    Today, AID Atlanta offers a broad range of services and has grown to be the most comprehensive AIDS service organization in the Southeast.  AID Atlanta currently offers HIV/AIDS prevention and care services, including (but not limited to) Primary Care, HIV/STD Screening, PrEP, Community HIV Prevention Programs, Linkage Services, Case Management, and a state-wide Information Hotline.

    The mission of AID Atlanta is to reduce new HIV infections and improve the quality of life of its clients by breaking barriers and building community.

    AID Atlanta’s core values:

    • Respect
    • Compassion
    • Service
    • Integrity

    If you would like to be a part of fostering empowerment in someone’s life, AID Atlanta is the place for you.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Inspects all invoices/check requests for appropriate and complete documentation and approval prior to payment
    • Reviews check requests and other A/P documents to ensure correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper coding
    • Accurate entry of transactions into the accounting system (Blackbaud)
    • Process check requests according to company guidelines
    • Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly
    • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies and respond to vendor inquiries
    • Assist in month and year end closings
    • Provide grants billing and invoicing support to senior accountant in order to adequately invoice major government grantors when required and needed
    • Maintain files, and documentation, including copying/scanning, thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
    • Monitor activities to ensure accurate and timely processing of vendor payments, expense reports and other related company expenses. Self starter with limited guidance
    • Prepare, review and distribute annual IRS Form 1099s to vendors, as appropriate.
    • Ensures that all A/P deadlines are met, and that management is routinely apprised of progress and issues
    • Supports month end cycle, including support and/or performing reconciliations of payables, cash, fix assets, depreciation, and other asset/liability/revenue/expense accounts.
    • Provides support for all filings, including grant documentation and audit support.  
    • Complies with all internal policies, procedures and controls and suggests modifications when necessary
    • Aids in the maintenance of accounting systems, procedures and policies to ensure adherence to company guidelines
    • The Staff Accountant position requires confidentiality in the processing of sensitive and confidential data
    • Position duties may be restructured as necessary in order to maximize the ability of the finance team to meet the business needs of the agency
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    None 

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    Competencies

                          Superior knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices

    • Excellent oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences in positive and negative situations
    • Ability to review and reconcile financial data for accuracy, completeness and compliance
    • Active listener who gives full attention and asks appropriate questions
    • Superior research and analysis skills
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the maturity, integrity, and experience to gain the trust and confidence of AID Atlanta’s donors, leadership, staff, colleagues, and partners
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Superior time management, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills.  Specifically, the ability to work calmly and professionally in a fast-paced environment while managing competing deadlines and shifting priorities
    • Highly organized with attentiveness to details and strict adherence to deadlines

    Education and/or Experience

    • Bachelor Degree in finance or accounting
    • 3-5 years of accounting experience, preferably in a non-profit

    Computer/Software Skills & Abilities

    • Advanced computer skills in: Windows operating systems; Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel.); email; Internet; online grant applications; computer/ web based research database; and database management (Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge a plus)

     

    Other Skills & Abilities/Qualifications

    • Ability to work a flexible schedule and willingness to travel and work nights and/or weekends without advance notice
    • Possess a valid driver’s license and have regular access to reliable transportation 

    Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

    • CPA considered a plus

      We at AID Atlanta believe that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status or disability. The right of equal employment opportunity extends to recruiting, hiring selection, transfer, promotion, training and all other conditions of employment.

    Qualifications

    Competencies

    • Superior knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices
    • Excellent oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences in positive and negative situations
    • Ability to review and reconcile financial data for accuracy, completeness and compliance
    • Active listener who gives full attention and asks appropriate questions
    • Superior research and analysis skills
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the maturity, integrity, and experience to gain the trust and confidence of AID Atlanta’s donors, leadership, staff, colleagues, and partners
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Superior time management, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills. Specifically, the ability to work calmly and professionally in a fast-paced environment while managing competing deadlines and shifting priorities
    • Highly organized with attentiveness to details and strict adherence to deadlines

     Education and/or Experience

    • Bachelor Degree in finance or accounting
    • 3-5 years of accounting experience, preferably in a non-profit

     Computer/Software Skills & Abilities

     

    • Advanced computer skills in: Windows operating systems; Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel.); email; Internet; online grant applications; computer/ web based research database; and database management (Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge a plus)

     

    Other Skills & Abilities/Qualifications

    • Ability to work a flexible schedule and willingness to travel and work nights and/or weekends without advance notice
    • Possess a valid driver’s license and have regular access to reliable transportation

     Certificates, Licenses and Registrations

    • CPA considered a plus

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