Junior Accountant – Newark – La Casa de Don Pedro

Job description
Responsibilities Include:
 Administer accounts receivable and accounts payable
 Analyze and monitor General Ledger Accounts
 Update general ledger schedules
 Prepare account/bank reconciliations
 Process journal entries
 Assist in allocating budgets via procurement process
 Ensure funding source compliance
 Prepare analysis of accounts as requested
 Prepare financial reports
 Monitor program and development projects budgets
 Prepare supporting documents for funding source reports
 Responsible for preparing audit schedules
 Assist with preparation and coordination of programmatic and organizational audit
 Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
 Responsible for community building and outreach efforts with the goal of increasing awareness in the community of La Casa’s program and increase participant numbers.
 Administers and observes the organizations office operations, policies and procedures
 Volunteerism is encouraged during La Casa’s sponsored events
 Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs
Educational Level, Qualifications, Requirements and Physical Demands*
 Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field; or an Associate’s Degree in Accounting with two years of bookkeeping or accounting experience.
 General knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices
 Knowledge of financial reporting
 Proficiency in relevant accounting software
 Proficient in ABILA MIP Fund Accounting Software (formerly Sage) a plus
 Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
 Candidate must have the ability to multi task with multiple projects and be detail oriented
 Demonstrated ability to meet goals, work under deadlines and adapt to change
 Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
 Excellent oral and written communication skills
 Required to sit for long periods of time*
 Professional business attire required

How to apply
To respond to this opportunity, please email your cover letter and resume to Julia Ochoa, Director of Finance to Fiscalrecruiting@lacasanwk.org. Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted.