Senior Accountant The Middle East Institute (MEI) seeks a senior accountant to manage Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions of the finance department. The senior accountant prepares month-end closing and various accounting reports. This position reports to the chief financial officer and works closely with other members of the Institute.
Prepares and analyzes AR & AP reports
Creates and tracks invoices per requests from various departments
Closely monitors credit card transactions and reconciles accounts
Reconciles bank accounts monthly and escalates outstanding issues to the CFO
Assists in the year-end closing processes ensuring transactions are in accordance with policies and that procedures are followed
Assists in financial analysis and ad hoc reports as requested
Identifies inefficiencies and problems in accounting processes and recommends and assists in implementing improved procedures
Makes Journal entries
Assists during external audit
Bachelor’s degree in accounting with 3+ years of related professional experience in the non-profit sector
Knowledge of QuickBooks is required
Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong attention to details
Competitive salary. Excellent benefits.
How to apply:
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the position “Senior Accountant” in the subject line of your email.