Sr. Accountant – Hybrid after 90 days


Reference #: 139992
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Job Location

Simpson Senior Services – BALA CYNWYD, PA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

4 Year Degree

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For more than 150 years, Simpson has met the changing needs and desires of Philadelphia area seniors from diverse backgrounds. A not-for-profit family of services, Simpson House, Simpson Meadows, Jenners Pond, Simpson Gardens I & II, and Simpson Midtown, as well as Simpson Home Care. Our loyal and long-term staff is full of caring professionals who truly love what they do.
Simpson provides residents with a lifestyle that includes on-campus conveniences, services, and amenities such as casual and fine dining venues, beauty salons, fitness centers, security, healthcare, activity programs, and much more. Our employees are inspired by a culture of Loving-Kindness, and we are fully committed to appreciating the array of backgrounds and talents demonstrated by our employees.
Simpson is looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to join our dynamic and seasoned team. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity to showcase your unique skills in the Personal Care industry, get in touch with us to discuss how you can join our team. Take a look at the details below for the position.
Position Overview: The Senior Accountant for our Non-Profit Senior Living organization plays a crucial role in managing financial operations, ensuring compliance with accounting standards, and supporting the overall financial health of the organization. This role involves a combination of accounting, financial reporting, analysis, and collaboration with various departments to achieve the organizations mission.
Key Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting and Analysis:
Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
Provide timely and accurate financial reports to internal management.
Conduct financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement.

General Accounting:
Record, reconcile, and analyze financial transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and relevant industry standards.
Ensure accuracy and integrity of financial data by conducting regular audits and reconciliations.

Budgeting and Forecasting:
Assist in the annual budgeting process by collaborating with department heads to develop accurate and realistic budgets.
Monitor budget performance, identify deviations, and provide recommendations to align spending with financial goals.

Internal Controls and Compliance:
Implement and maintain strong internal controls to safeguard financial assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Assists with annual audits and coordinate the preparation of audit schedules and documentation.

Accounts Payable and Receivable:
Assists accounts payable processes, including invoice processing, vendor payments, and expense reimbursement.
Manage accounts receivable functions, including invoicing, collections, and reconciliations.

Financial Systems and Technology:
Utilize accounting software and financial management systems to streamline processes and enhance accuracy.
Identify opportunities for process improvements and contribute to system enhancements.

Cross-Functional Collaboration:
Work closely with other departments, such as Human Resources, Operations, and Fundraising, to ensure accurate financial reporting and alignment with organizational objectives.
Provide financial insights and guidance to support decision-making at all levels of the organization.

Special Projects and Initiatives:
Participate in ad-hoc projects and initiatives related to financial analysis, process improvements, and strategic planning.
Core Competencies for Senior Staff Accountant in Non-Profit Senior Living:

Financial Acumen: Demo strated understanding of financial principles, accounting practices, and budgeting processes specific to non-profit senior living organizations. Ability to analyze financial data, identify trends, and make informed recommendations for financial decision-making.

GAAP Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and their application in non-profit accounting settings. Proficiency in maintaining accurate financial records and preparing financial statements.

Compliance and Regulations: Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance standards relevant to non-profit organizations, especially those specific to senior living. Ability to ensure financial operations align with legal and industry regulations.

Attention to Detail: Meticulous approach to financial data entry, reconciliation, and reporting. Capable of identifying discrepancies, errors, and inconsistencies to maintain data integrity.

Problem Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address financial challenges and provide innovative solutions. Ability to assess complex financial situations and recommend appropriate actions.

Communication Skills: Effective verbal and written communication skills to convey financial information clearly to both financial and non-financial stakeholders. Ability to collaborate and provide financial insights to various departments and management levels.

Collaboration: Proven ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including Human Resources, Operations, and Fundraising. Effective teamwork and relationship-building skills to achieve organizational goals.

Technology Proficiency: Familiarity with accounting software and financial management systems, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Ability to adapt to new technologies and tools for improved financial processes.

Time Management: Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and prioritize effectively. Capacity to handle routine tasks while also contributing to special projects and initiatives.

Ethical Conduct: Strong ethical standards and integrity in handling financial data, transactions, and sensitive information. Adherence to confidentiality and transparency principles in financial operations.

Continuous Improvement: Willingness to identify process inefficiencies and contribute to process enhancements for increased efficiency and accuracy. Openness to learning and adapting to changes in accounting practices and standards.

Leadership Mindset: Ability to take initiative, lead by example, and mentor junior accounting staff when needed. Willingness to assume responsibility and contribute to a positive and collaborative work environment.
These core competencies are essential for a Senior Accountant in a non-profit senior living organization to effectively manage financial operations, contribute to decision-making, and support the overall mission of the organization.

Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance;.
4 years of progressive accounting experience, preferably within a non-profit or senior living environment.
Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting standards.
Proficiency in accounting software (e.g. Matrixcare ,Paycom) and Microsoft Excel.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy and ability to meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and build relations

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