Remote Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Category
    Accountant - Financial
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Are you someone who's self-reliant? Are you able to keep up in a fast paced environment?

If so, Accounting Principals is hiring for an experienced and dedicated Senior Accountant. It will be a challenging yet fun and exciting role in which you will oversee overseeing all accounting functions, inventory and purchasing.

The desired candidate must be a professional who is self-motivated, organized, learns quickly and has a desire to learn new skills and software.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support month-end close procedures in an accurate and timely manner, including reconciliations between the general ledger and subsidiary ledgers
  • Provide excellent partner service related to accounting and reporting including consistent accounting treatment of all transactions and timely, accurate reporting
  • Assist with preparation of schedules needed for audit preparation, 990 tax filings and other compliance reporting requirements
  • Work cross-functionally with Fundraising and Research teams to maintain accurate estimates for Net Assets Restrictions and Release from Restrictions  
  • Support the Controller in implementing best practices and procedures around the internal control framework and accounting workflow
  • Identify improvements to automate existing processes
  • Record semi-monthly payroll transactions in NetSuite
  • Ensure reclassifying journal entries are performed
  • Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a senior accounting position
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Daily demonstration of MJFF core values: urgency, optimism, efficiency, accountability, and persistence
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
  • Excellent organization skills, ability to successfully manage a large volume of work, meet multiple and often competing deadlines, and respond with flexibility to unanticipated requests
  • Outstanding attention to detail coupled with an ability to see the bigger picture
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines and strong problem-solving skills
  • Proven “partnership mentality;” strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills

    Software Skills

  • Experience with NetSuite is required
  • Great Plains is a PLUS
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel, Word and Outlook)

    Pay Rate: $70/hr


    Note: This is a temporary remote position but candidate must work EST hours. The position is expected to go through February, possibly into March.


    About the Company

    This company is dedicated to finding the ultimate cure for Parkinson's. They strive for urgency, resourcefulness and accountability on behalf of the countless people living with Parkinson's. They are passionate about funding vital projects to patients and they excel in their drive for helping the world and healing others.

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