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Accounting Specialist

Location: East Hanover, NJ  

Primary focus of the position is to process accounts payable and maintain accounting records; complete computer entries of financial transactions; prepare related reports and monthly financial statements.

Responsibilities include
  • Process all accounts payable functions:  code invoices, input invoices into accounts payable system, match invoices with purchase orders, set up new vendors, and ensure that necessary approvals are obtained.
  • Handle check printing.
  • Work with Controller on preparation of 1099 forms and filing of all documentation related to payments.
  • Assist Controller and Grants Manager, run reports, and keep abreast of changes in the organization that have an impact on accounting functions.
  • Maintain W-9 forms, contracts, leases, and miscellaneous agreements.
  • Assist in financial variance analysis.
Qualifications
  • Associate’s and/or bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • At least three years of related accounting experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • At least one year of experience with NetSuite accounting system.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects, follow through on issues in a timely manner, and meet deadlines. This position requires flexibility and ability to meet deadlines, particularly during year-end closings.
  • Ability to work independently and to function collaboratively as a valued member of the accounting team.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel.
  • Experience in nonprofit and/or grants accounting.
To apply

Forward your résumé (MS Word or PDF) and salary requirements to career@KesslerFoundation.org. Please indicate the position(s) for which you are applying in the subject line.