Accounting Assistant
The New Mexico Boys & Girls Ranches
Albuquerque, NM US
Posted ago
The New Mexico Boys & Girls Ranches

We are looking for an Accounting Assistant that handles accounting functions of the organization, supports and participates in financial planning, procurement, and investment of funds; under the direction of the COO supervises receipt, disbursement, banking, protection, and custody of funds, securities, and financial instruments; analyzes financial records to forecast future financial position and budget requirements; and assists in the development of policies and procedures for the accounting area. 

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the establishment of criteria for accounting procedures
  • Alerts the VP/COO, President, and the Board of Directors on financial matters and procedures that will protect the ethics, financial integrity, and nonprofit status of the organization
  • Maintains general ledger including P&L
  • General ledger account analysis
  • Prepares and enters Journal Entries
  • Maintains all inventory records and record-keeping
  • Maintains risk management in the area of Long-Term Disability and Workers Compensation
  • Ensures payroll entries are accurate and timely for employee pay, bonuses, and benefit deductions
  • Record deposits and payroll expenses in the accounting system
  • Assists in budget preparation
  • Prepares financial reports monthly and as required by the President and/or the Board of Directors
  • Assures that all government reporting (state and federal) in financial areas are accurate and timely
  • Prepares tax reporting documents and online reports as needed
  • Monthly bank and investment reconciliation
  • Monitors payment of real estate tax accounts 
  • Calculates and records monthly accruals including prepaid amortization
  • Tracks appeals and promotions

Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of standard (GAAP) accounting principles
  • English as a first language
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously a majority of the time
  • Standard book-keeping practices
  • Ability to pass local and federal background checks

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with accounting for the non-profit world (preferred but not required)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics - Great Plains™, e-Tapestry™

Education Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, accounting-related field

Compensation
$38,000 - $40,000
About The New Mexico Boys & Girls Ranches

Established as New Mexico Boys Ranch, Inc. in 1944, our organization has evolved into three divisions that promote opportunity and meaningful help for struggling children and their families. Our multi-denominational Christian programs offer kids a safe place to live, a personalized plan to address their needs and goals, and individualized education and counseling. Please visit our website for more information www.theranches.org

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