The Enrollment Management Association is looking for an experienced staff accountant with a BS in finance/accounting. A CPA license is not required but considered a plus. Experience with Sage Intacct and ADP payroll reporting is a plus. Candidates must have the ability to prioritize accounting responsibilities in order to ensure accurate and timely closing processes. Candidates must effectively communicate month-end status, accounting discrepancies, and variances between budget and actual every month. Candidates must be willing to dig deep in the flow of transactions to fully understand the concept of EMA’s accounting structure and operations. A strong understanding of GAAP and accrual accounting is a must. This position is poised for possible future growth. This job requires the candidate to be local to the New Jersey area and commute to the office on a set schedule, as determined by the employer.
The Staff Accountant shares responsibility for general ledger accounts and will be responsible for executing journal entries for business financial transactions within the general ledger and accounting subledgers in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. S/he is accountable for collaborating with the Finance team to perform month-end reconciliations and prepare documentation for financial statement purposes in a timely and accurate manner. Daily/monthly responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The staff accountant will maintain relationships with vendors and will address any inquiries, as necessary. This position will share responsibility for running financial statement reports within Sage Intacct and identifying trends and variances. The Staff Accountant will assist the finance team throughout the audit and 990 reporting processes. S/he also shares responsibility for maintaining internal controls and identifying any opportunities for improvement within the organization. The Staff Accountant is expected to fully cross-train with other accounting staff within the organization to provide backup, as needed.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
We want you to take time off for you and your family. We offer up to 25 days of vacation, 10 sick days, 3 personal days plus 13 federal holidays.
We offer medical, dental (at no cost to you), vision (at no cost to you), short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance and more.
We believe that having that time to spend with your family is important. We offer 8 weeks of paid maternity leave and 2 weeks of paid parental (secondary caregivers) leave.
We offer opportunities to work from home up to two days per week for suitable positions and we have positions that allow for remote employees.
We offer Employee Assistance Program and gym and fitness membership fee reimbursement up to a certain amount.
We are dedicated to developing a capable and knowledgeable workforce. We provide financial support to employees who participate in externally sponsored educational courses.
We offer a retirement plan that employees can participate upon hire with a very generous employer contribution following an employee contribution of just 2%. We also provide you with the option to invest in a Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account.