Employment at GCYC

Accounting Manager

Reports To

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer


Full Time


40 Per Week

Position Summary

The Accounting Manager directly reports to the Chief Financial/Administrative Officer (CFAO) and is responsible for all areas relating to budgeting and financial reporting. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting processes and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements preparation. This position is responsible for managing tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, tax return preparation, and managing all budget and forecast activities.

The Accounting Manager supervises 3-4 staff members and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. The Accounting Manager will have contact with senior-level leadership and Executive Director, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

Qualifications & Requirements
  • Experience with Financial Edge or other Non-profit ERP accounting systems required.
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, supervisory, and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
Functions & Responsibilities
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Manage budget and forecasting activities for financial statements and grant administration.
  • Collaborate with the other department managers to support departmental goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and analyze departmental work to develop efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advise organizational staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Respond to inquiries from the CFAO, and other finance and firm wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Work with the CFAO to ensure a clean and timely year-end financial audit and A-133 single audit.
  • Work with the CFAO to ensure a clean and timely year-end financial audit and A-133 single audit.
  • Assist with the preparation of annual form 990 information tax return and related state tax return.
  • Supervise general ledger, A/P, and A/R to ensure all financial activity and reporting deadlines are met in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist in the strategic development and implementation of new processes and procedures to enhance performance workflow for departmental work.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Handle personnel related staff issues such as, performance reviews, PTO administration, etc.
  • Work with each direct report to establish annual goals, monitor progress, and enhance staff professional development.
  • Support CFAO with special projects, workflow process improvements, and other duties as assigned.
Experience & Education
  • BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting, Public Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • 5 to 7 years prior supervisory experience with financial reporting/general ledger.