Staff Accountant

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  • Full-Time
  • Madison, WI
  • Job Type Details: Staff Accountant for End Abuse, hybrid, remote and in office

SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant is an exempt position. This position is responsible for supporting aspects of finance and accounting for the agency including processing accounts payable, general accounting responsibilities, account reconciliations, participation in the annual audit, assist with month-end, quarter-end, and year-end. This position is also responsible for ensuring that transactions are processed in accordance with GAAP, Federal and State grants financial management guidelines, and END ABUSE internal policies and procedures, and for communicating exceptions to management.  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Accounts Payable 

Perform the day-to-day processing of accounts payable transactions to ensure that END ABUSE finances are maintained in an effective, up to date, and accurate manner.  

  • Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services.  
  • Verify that transactions comply with END ABUSE financial policies and procedures and troubleshoot as needed.  
  • Prepare coding of invoices for Director of Finance for approval and data entry.  
  • Enter invoices for payment into accounting system.  
  • Manage the weekly check run as designated by the Director of Finance  
  • Monitor sub-grantees billings against budgeted amounts.  
  • Monitor contracts for outside vendors.  
  • Calculate 1099’s at year end.  
  • Track vendor W-9 forms.  
  • Manage online payments to vendors.   

General Ledger 

  • Prepare journal entries 
  • Assist with account reconciliations/research issues 

Administrative Support  

  • Filing, organizing, data entry, and any other duties as assigned. 
  • Scanning A/P invoices  

QUALIFICATIONS:  

Required  

  • Associate’s degree (Four-year Accounting degree a plus)  
  • 5+ years of accounting experience.  
  • 5+ years of accounts payable.  
  • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written.  
  • Comfortable with office technology such as copiers, faxes, postage machines, etc.  
  • Highly proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word, and Outlook; ability to learn and utilize additional forms of technology preferred.  
  • Able to work efficiently under deadlines.  
  • Aptitude for complexity and flexibility.  
  • Must be detail oriented, extremely organized and dependable.  
  • Team player.  
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and access to a safe, reliable, private vehicle. 

Preferred  

  • Experience with Great Plains Accounting Software.  
  • Non-profit accounting experience.  
  • Grants experience a plus! 

AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

It is the responsibility of every END ABUSE employee to uphold the mission and vision of this agency. END ABUSE works to advance the principle that all people have the right to a life free of oppression and violence. We work to foster change in our economic, social and political systems and bring leadership expertise and best practices to Wisconsin domestic abuse programs and communities engaged in ending domestic violence.   

All employees of END ABUSE are expected to engage in regular participation in End Abuse activities such as campaigns, awareness activities, training and other events. This could include, but is not limited to, sharing information with networks, staffing events, assisting in planning or other logistics, outreach to supporters and/or donors as needed. 

It is also an expectation that on the individual level all staff members will work to further their personal capacity to foster an environment of cultural inclusivity and sensitivity that is the foundation for all our work.  

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of duties and levels of work difficulty that will be required and should not be construed as specifying or defining all the duties and responsibilities of a particular position

This is a permanent full-time position. The pay range for this role is $60,000 to $80,000 commensurate with experience and skills. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, a flexible spending program and dependent care, a 401K program with a match, a sabbatical program and generous paid vacation, personal days, holidays and sick leave. A background check will be conducted for this position prior to employment. 

END ABUSE honors the dignity and welfare of all its staff and supports a healthy work-life balance. 

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit a complete application, including:

  • A current resume;
  • A one-page cover letter;
  • A one-page, double-spaced essay describing your understanding of domestic abuse;

Send your completed application package by email to: apply@endabusewi.org

This position is open for applications until July 10, 2024. All the above materials need to be provided to be considered for this role.

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to arrest or conviction, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. We encourage applicants with disabilities who may need an accommodation in the application process to contact the Director of HR, Angie Trudell Vasquez at angietv@endabusewi.org or by calling 608-255-0539 x 303.

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