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Senior Accountant- Non Profit Team

Vienna, VA
Cordia Partners is currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join their team in Vienna, Virginia.

Senior Accountant Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepares day-to-day and month-end close entries including revenue, payroll, prepaid expenses, unbilled accounts receivable, and accrued liabilities.
  • Prepares complex reconciliations for necessary balance sheet accounts, various other general ledger accounts, and budget to actual variance analysis.
  • Assists with the month-end and year-end closing process.
  • Develops and maintains an understanding of the accounting operations within each assigned client. Obtains a working knowledge of the client’s accounting software packages. Responsible for recommending and enforcing the internal controls, policies, and procedures established by the client.
  • Assists external auditors and tax accountants at year-end with preparing schedules, providing explanations of supporting materials and procedures, and preparing any other necessary data.
  • Assists in the preparation of the client’s year-end 1099 submissions.
  • Recommends, designs, and implements any necessary department controls and procedures.
  • Interacts with the client as needed.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include:
    • Reviews and supervises staff accountant’s monthly work, including but not limited to, journal entries, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
    • Coaches and mentors Staff Accountants through project management
    • Disburses client requests to team members to manage deadlines
  • Assists with annual budget preparation and support.
Senior Accountant Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (Required)
  • Utmost discretion, strong ethics
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in the accounting field
  • Strong understanding of Accounting Principles, knowledge of GAAP
  • Advanced understanding of general and subsidiary ledgers and financial statements
  • Understanding of key not-for-profit concepts, such as Net Assets, Functional Expenses, SEFA reporting, etc.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely detail orientated with strong analytical skills
  • Good time management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple initiatives and client requirements
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment
Optional Desired Skills:
  • CPA license preferred
  • Intacct Accounting System
  • QuickBooks Accounting System
  • Project Accounting experience
  • Experience with Positive Pay
  • Experience processing and reviewing payroll
  • Experience with Bill.com or similar system
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience as an auditor


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