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Staff Accountant - Jackson, MS

Company: Mississippi Children's Home Services
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1912 as an adoption agency, Canopy Children's Solutions is Mississippi's most comprehensive nonprofit provider of children's behavioral health, educational, and social service solutions. Canopy employs a diverse group of mission-driven individuals committed to honoring the voice of Mississippi children and families. Being an integral part of the Canopy team involves committing to the Core Values that drive our organization forward:The voice of our children and families always comes firstRelationships matter and our differences make us strongerWe take great joy in service to othersOur families and our communities deserves our very bestCanopy has been designated a Great Place to Work for the third consecutive year, and is one of only seven companies in Mississippi to qualify for this certification in . Canopy's employees are charged with building a healthy work culture within their teams, that focus on trust, and the collective goal of helping kids thrive and families to overcome extraordinary challenges.We offer a comprehensive benefits package for all eligible full-time employees. Benefits include, but are not limited to:Competitive Compensation403b Retirement Plan with MatchMedical, Dental, Vision InsurancePTO/VacationEmployee Wellness Program and Counseling Services Position OverviewThe Staff Accountant performs advanced accounting functions in the management of the organization's business affairs. Ensures Organization accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles.The Staff Accountant provides support to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Grant Administration.The team member will be called to provide account analysis and reconciliation(s) and provide valuable support for federal, state, and other organizational compliance and reporting.The position may also assist management in understanding its business and identifies future opportunities through special projects.Job ResponsibilitiesResponsible for the posting of daily cash receiptsResponsible for reconciliation of general ledger accounts and the related system(s) for those accountsAssist in preparation of journal entries and monthly processes necessary for timely financial reportingResponsible for assisting with accounts payable, grant reporting, internal controls (implementing, monitoring, enhancing).Responsible for the preparation of cash requests from various funding agencies due on the 10th of each month, and ensuring compliance with grant award. Grant responsibilities will be assigned each year with the renewal of grant applicationsResponsible for preparation of grant reporting and submission of grant requests for reimbursement to include working through the payroll accountant/system to ensure that employee allocations are adequate and regular review of the status of grant monies drawn down and available to guarantee adequate usage of monies awarded.Assist Director of Accounting with grant audits and pulls together the needed documentation to verify compliance with rules regarding all expenditures, purchases and capital equipment records.Prepare or assist in providing information for periodic reports to comply with grant requirements.Assist in providing information for periodic reports to comply with grant requirementsAssists Payroll Manager in quarterly review of employee salary allocations to ensure grant report accuracy.Responsible for routine reconciliation between Accounting and Development software and assist Development department staff with monitoring and reporting to Senior ManagementAssist in the areas of accounts payable and accounts receivable as assignedResponsible for demonstrating sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural/socioeconomic differences in the organization/program service populationOther duties assignedRequired QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field required.Must possess knowledge of general accounting concepts, practices and procedures.Must have excellent communications and computer skills.Must be willing to use personal vehicle for organization business.Grant reporting experience preferred.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Mississippi Children's Home Services, Jackson , Staff Accountant - Jackson, MS, Accounting, Auditing , Jackson, Mississippi

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