Accounts Receivable Accountant

  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849172_2769858
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Do you want to work for a company that is giving back to the community? Accounting Principals is working is an awesome non-profit to find an Accounts Receivable Accountant to support their AR functions! This is a direct hire opportunity in the Seattle area.

Job Duties: 

  • Support Senior Accountant on monthly grant accounting, invoicing, and collection.

  • Work with Compliance to activate, monitor, and close out contracts in the accounting system.

  • Review grant agreements and associated documents pertaining to allowable costs, with a special emphasis on federal guidelines.

  • Maintain general ledger contract codes to accurately reflect grant agreements.

  • Provide completed cost reimbursement invoices including schedule support as required by specific grant/contract.

  • Review year-to-date, invoiced amounts and flag any issues that could result in unused grant funds.

  • Monitor compliance with grant invoice submission deadlines and organization policies for record retention.

  • Prepare entry in AR sub ledger for all grant invoices.

  • Post payments received from funders to AR; investigate differences; work with appropriate staff to resolve issues.

  • Coordinate grant billing in programs with multiple grants to comply with guidelines and organization policy.

  • Assist the Controller and Senior Accountant with reporting for statement audits and funder monitoring visits.  

  • Analyze and explain budget variances.

  • Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply accounting theory, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and principles of sound internal control

  • Sensitive to and able to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse economic circumstances, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, physical and mental abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to communicate effectively about technical problems and solutions

  • Ability and aptitude with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

  • 2 years’ demonstrated experience with accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, required. 

  • Work experience with Abila/MIP accounting software 

  • Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.

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