The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Staff Accountant performs accounting, financial reporting, and financial controls and other similar tasks.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Prepare balance sheet and bank account reconciliations. Assist with cash analysis.
Assist with implementing, maintaining, and improving internal financial controls and procedures.
Assist with preparation and coordination of internal control reviews and the audit process.
Prepare journal entries, including all supporting documentation.
Prepare joint cost allocation calculation and supporting documentation.
Complete general accounting tasks for month-end and year-end closings.
Assist with preparation of month-end reporting, including monthly variance analysis.
Assist with preparation of supporting schedules for financial statements.
Assist with preparation of supporting schedules for annual Form 990.
Prepare supporting accounting schedules and maintain files.
Interact with staff in departments throughout the organization.
Other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated knowledge of current accounting practices and principles (GAAP).
Strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to interact with diverse team members and build effective working relationships with team members.
Demonstrated ability to utilize critical thinking skills and analytical skills in problem solving.
Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office, especially Excel with expertise in data manipulation.
High level of proficiency in the use of major financial platforms, e.g., Great Plains.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills. Demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities and complete assignments and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, demanding working environment.
Demonstrated ability to establish credibility and be decisive.
High energy level. Self-starter; willing to take initiative.
Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.
Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.
Education & Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business with a concentration in Accounting. Equivalent combination of applicable education, training, certification, or experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Three years of accounting experience.
Three years of experience working with Great Plains.