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Senior Accountant

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General Summary

Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Senior Accountant will work in the Mountain View office of the Alzheimer's Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada Chapter and manage the day-to-day operations Accounting Department. The Senior Accountant will manage the general accounting functions and assist the Director of Finance, Chapter Board of Directors, Finance Committee, staff and volunteers in fulfilling their legal and fiduciary responsibilities. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of all general accounting functions for Area Chapter
  • Monitor and reconcile receivables and grants payable on a monthly basis
  • Provide oversight and backup for accounts payable and payroll processing
  • Reconcile and balance various bank accounts on a monthly basis
  • Maintain required schedules for compliance to Federal Grant Award requirements; prepare monthly invoices and close-outs
  • Prepare financial reports (Statement of Activities) and historical reports for local offices and various internal departments
  • Track funds spent for CA Council to reimburse Chapter monthly
  • Prepare required schedules and documentation for annual audit and assist with the preparation and compilation of data necessary to complete Form 990
  • Responsible for full general ledger closing each month-subject to deadlines
  • Support the Director of Finance in the planning and monitoring of budgets, preparing of various cost estimates, proposals, contract renewals, and special projects as required
  • Responsible for fixed assets accounting and tracking
  • Perform all necessary uploads from fund-raising software into accounting system.  Assist in transitions to any new/proposed data migrations
  • Other accounting tasks and reporting as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance and/or Accounting
  • At least five years of experience of managing day-to-day operations of accounting and finance department
  • Prefer at least three years of not-for-profit accounting experience
  • Demonstrated strength in managing accounts payable, general ledger, budgeting and payroll for a non-profit organization
  • Thorough understanding of developing and working with Excel spreadsheets
  • Experience with MAS90, MAS500, and FRX/BI360 strongly preferred
  • Working knowledge and/or Ability to become familiar with OMB Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-profit Organizations
  • Detail oriented, accurate and efficient, with strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously, and problem-solve effectively
  • Strong communication skills and excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work well with others, lead a strong team, and keep superiors well informed
  • Willing to work additional hours as needed on occasion and organize tasks and work flow to meet deadlines
  • Able to handle multiple assignments and tasks and to be highly flexible
  • Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion

How to Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume to HR@alznorcal.org.
Refer to Job #4523 in the subject line.
Use only MS Word attachments.
We do not accept calls regarding the status of resumes.
Qualified candidates will be notified.

Send your resume and cover letter:

  • by email: hr@alznorcal.org

  • by mail:
    Send resume to:
    Alzheimer's Association, Northern California and Northern Nevada
    2290 North First Street
    Suite 101
    San Jose, CA 95131

If apply ing by e-mail, please attach your resume and cover letter as Microsoft Word documents, or include both within the text of your e-mail message.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and we appreciate your interest in the Alzheimer's Association.




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