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Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Posted: 03/01/24 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Accounting Job Number: 15616 Pay Rate: 25.00

Job Description

Title: Senior Accountant
Location:  Rhinebeck, NY
Payrate:  $25.00/hr. 
Job Type:  Perm
Schedule:  Mon- Fri, 9am- 5pm

Job Summary:
As a member of the Finance team, the Senior Accountant will act as an accounting generalist performing an array of tasks from preparing contract claims to assisting with accounts payable and daily finance office functions.

Job Responsibilities:

Accounting and Financial
  • Prepares and timely submits government claims and cost reports on a monthly and quarterly basis to the various governmental funding agencies.
  • Develops and maintains timely collections of accounts receivable aging for all assigned government contracts and programs.
  • Assist with updating, submitting, and tracking contracts, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and subcontracts  when needed.
  • Serve as liaison between Finance department and the program leadership to maximize program revenue.
  • Assist with preparing government contract budgets annually and budget modifications throughout the year as needed.
  • Performs tasks associated with the general ledger in Great Plains (GP), including preparation and posting of monthly journal entries, account reconciliations, and assisting with monthly closing functions.
  • Code and post cash receipts to accounting software.
  • Coordinate and assist Accounting Supervisor with bi-weekly payroll procedures and act as backup to Supervisor for payroll related duties when needed.  
  • Performs other duties as required by Accounting Supervisor, or Controller

Accounts Payable
  • Obtains vendor invoices and codes to proper account numbers and cost centers.
  • Ensure correct approval, sorting, coding, and matching of invoices/receipts.
  • Generate accounts payable aging reports for weekly check run.
  • Enters invoices into accounting system and makes corrections as needed.
  • Prepares invoices for check printing and matches check with invoices.
  • Obtains authorized signatures on checks and files invoice packages.
  • Verifies vendors accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Corporate credit card reconciliation and entry into accounting system.
  • Performs other duties as required by Accounting Supervisor, or Controller

Job Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or related field.
  • 5 years of nonprofit accounting experience
  • Proficient knowledge of computerized accounting programs, accounts payable and accounts receivable, fund accounting, and an understanding of relevant policies and procedures; preferable Microsoft Great Plains
  • An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills, a collaborative and flexible style, a strong commitment to customer service, and the highest commitment to professionalism and integrity.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent Excel skills

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