Senior Accountant

Catholic Charities of Omaha - Omaha



Name of Facility: Catholic Charities
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Kelly Bolte

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

This position provides direct support to the agency in preparation of financial statements, audits and other correlating accounting activities. The position is also accountable for facilitating the monthly financial close process.

Essential Job Functions:

Preparation of monthly journal entries relating to month-end close.

Generate the standard monthly financial statements for review by the Director of Finance.

Reconcile various General Ledger accounts on a monthly basis.

Review departmental financial results against budget. Analyze and document variances.

Preparation of annual workpapers relating to the external financial audits.

Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

*Reliable attendance is an on-going essential job function.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Understanding of accounting ethical standards and adherence to them with a professional demeanor

Knowledge of Agency’s accounting software; Great Plains, Tier, Raiser’s Edge, ADP Payroll system

Skilled in fiscal planning

Strong verbal and written communications

Able to handle multiple tasks and details with accuracy

Able to handle confidential information and appropriate level of communication

Able to generate journal entries as they relate to specific area of responsibility

Able to reconcile general ledger accounts as they relate to specific area of responsibility

Computer proficiency including MS word, excel, power point, outlook.

Required of all positions:

Knowledge of the Catholic Charities Compliance Program requirements including – but not limited to – the Code of Ethics, the Compliance Policy, all organization-wide policies for compliance and compliance procedures affecting specific duties and responsibilities.
Knowledge of Catholic Charities’ mission, vision, values, and ethical standards.

Education and Experience
Work Experience:

5-7 years’ experience in accounting.
Experience to include: preparing financial statements, disbursements, receivables, payables, cash controls and financial reporting (Great Plains software experience preferred).
Non-profit experience preferred. Some supervisory experience would be helpful

Education Level:

2 or 4 year college degree – preferred (Accounting or Business preferred)

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