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Senior Accountant

Company: California Endowment
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

This website is AudioEye enabled and is being optimized for accessibility. To open the AudioEye Toolbar, press shift + =. The toolbar contains the followingThe AudioEye Help Desk to report accessibility and usability related issues.The AudioEye Certification Statement to explain the ongoing web accessibility and usability enhancements for this website.The Player tool to listen to this site read aloud. The Player is not intended as a substitute for your screen reader. If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process. Senior Accountant Full Time Los Angeles, CA, US 30+ days ago Requisition ID: 1040 WHO WE ARE The California Endowment is a $4B+ private, statewide health foundation established in 1996 whose mission is to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians. We're changing the narrative around health to ensure health and justice for all. And each day we, along with our community partners, seek ways to improve the state of health in California. Headquartered in downtown Los Angeles, we have regional offices in Sacramento, Oakland, Fresno and San Diego, with program staff working throughout the state. We challenge the conventional wisdom that medical settings and individual choices are solely responsible for people's health. Instead, we believe that health happens in neighborhoods, schools and with prevention. OUR CORE VALUES

  • We believe every Californian deserves health, wellness, and justice.
  • We are committed to diversity, inclusion, mutual respect, and transparency.
  • We value youth leadership and champion marginalized voices.
  • We recognize the impact of trauma on both individual and community health outcomes.
  • We value learning through action. And just as our values drive our work outside of the Foundation, our Code of Ethics drives how we conduct ourselves inside the Foundation, with the goal of creating a healthy, productive workplace. Position Summary: This is an exciting opportunity to be a key leader, subject matter expert and advisor in all accounting matters reporting directly to the Controller. This role will work closely with the Finance team, the Grants Operations team and other foundation employees to perform assigned functional areas of general ledger accounting, financial reporting, lease management and other more complex accounting functions. -Success -in the Senior Accountant role will require a dedication to rigorous financial review and analysis, strong compliance management skills, attention to detail, the creation of quarterly reports, and a high degree of accuracy throughout all of these tasks. Position Accountabilities:
    • Ensure adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), in daily accounting operations and procedures
    • Prepare journal entries; account analysis and reconciliations, and perform month-end and year-end close procedures
    • Maintain and update financial supporting records for areas of responsibility to ensure compliance with current audit and legal requirements
    • Prepare and ensure accuracy, integrity and timely reporting of financial statements and other internal reports
    • Assist in development of the administrative budget and prepare and analyze monthly department variance reports -
    • Manage requirements, gather and analyze data to prepare sales & use tax returns, and business property tax, and other annual filling requirements
    • Assist with annual audit and internal audits -
    • Represent department as key role in system conversions such as General Ledger accounting, Grant Management, and Investment Custodian Systems
    • Complete special projects, as requested Minimum Education, Qualifications and Experience: This position works with multiple collaborators, and it is critical this person has the right blend of hard and soft skills, analytical and people skills, grounded in a passion for TCE's mission. Prior experience with private foundations or not-for-profits is a plus but not required.
      • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or business -
      • Five to seven years of relevant experience in accounting Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
      • Knowledge of payroll, accounts payable, budgeting and cost control principles
      • Ability to prepare and review account reconciliations and ensure appropriate audit trail
      • Strong oral and written communications skills as well as an aptitude for visualizing data, identifying trends, and distilling details into an insightful high-level view
      • Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications, GP Dynamics and Sage Intact preferred
      • Knowledge of ADP preferred
      • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a broad range of foundation colleagues, balanced with the ability to work independently and seek counsel or feedback as appropriate
      • Ability to manage multiple assignments
      • High level of attention to detail The California Endowment is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and to creating a work environment where the individual is valued and respected. The Endowment welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and seeks to hire qualified staff reflecting the rich diversity of the communities we serve. We define diversity in broad terms to include race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, geography, and socio-economic status. For more information about the California Endowment, please visit www.calendow.org .

Keywords: California Endowment, Los Angeles , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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