fhi360 Accountant III in Durham, North Carolina
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: General Ledger Accountant III
Primary responsibility is to prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule. Work may include: Preparation of monthly account reconciliations and reports, examination of various financial statements for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to guidelines, and maintenance of subsidiary ledgers.
Facilitate and complete monthly, quarterly, and year-end close procedures.
Develop and implement control systems for determining and distributing costs.
Independently apply accounting principles and practices to a variety of accounting, budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting and/or other fiscal functions
Review interdepartmental journal entries
Ensures daily operations of the accounting systems
Assist with internal and external audit requests
Assist in various financial analysis projects and closure of accounting records
Responds to new or changing management requests related to audit and fiscal procedures, account structures or reports and accounting systems
Prepare reports and statements on a regular and ad hoc basis
Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
Independently resolve issues of moderate complexity
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or Related Field.
5+ years accounting/finance experience; CPA preferred
Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) theories and practices.
Strong Excel skills and experience using ERP systems (i.e. Deltek Costpoint, SAP, Oracle.)
Highly detail oriented and organized in work
Ability to meet assigned deadlines
Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated leadership skills in team setting
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.
As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.