POSITION SUMMARY

The Fund Accounting Clerk is a key team member of the Finance Department, reporting directly to the Fund Accounting Supervisor. Main areas of responsibility include grants, cash receipts and gift processing, as well as cash and investment account monthly reconciliations.  A qualified individual can handle a variety of duties in a fast-paced environment with enthusiasm, accuracy and efficiency.  This person is proactive and strategic in how they approach situations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Grants and accounts payable processing
  • Gift Cash receipt and Gift credit card processing
  • Charitable Gift Annuity/Remainder Trust beneficiary payments
  • Prepare and maintain a variety of monthly and quarterly Excel schedules
  • Conduct ad hoc reporting as needed
  • Perform due diligence for new grantees and maintenance of public charity status of existing grantees
  • Perform monthly bank and investment account reconciliations
  • Property and equipment depreciation maintenance
  • Maintain HELP student loan subledger and performs monthly billing
  • Assist Fund Accounting Supervisor and CFO with miscellaneous items when requested
  • Serve as the Foundation’s contact for financial inquiries from fund holders, donors and grantees

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years accounting and/or bookkeeping experience
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Exhibits customer service focused behavior and possess integrity for maintaining confidential information
  • Takes initiative and is accountable
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communicator
  • Ability to perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills, effective multi-tasker and ability to meet deadlines
  • Courteous and professional telephone manner

For more information, please contact Tammy Fitzpatrick, JewishColumbus CFO