Senior Staff Accountant

Position Description

Senior Staff Accountant

Location

Florida (remote)

Position Description:

Equality Florida is currently seeking a Senior Staff Accountant to join our team. If you are compassionate, motivated and interested in making a positive impact in the LGBTQ+ community within & beyond the State of Florida, you will find a rewarding career at Equality Florida.

The Senior Staff Accountant reports to the Director of Finance & Accounting and is responsible for accurate and timely preparation of financial statements and other general ledger related reconciliations and reporting for Equality Florida and its’ Affiliates, for certain regulatory compliance including, but not limited to State and Federal tax & information returns, and grants reporting. The Senior Staff Accountant will also assist with preparation of entity-level and grant/project budgets.

Within the parameters of appropriate segregation of duties, this position may also be responsible for accurate and timely preparation of bank reconciliations; recording, reconciling and analyzing payroll activity; recording and maintaining subledgers; preparing and monitoring accruals, Worker’s Compensation and other areas requiring analytical review and judgment; preparing journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations; reviewing, approving and recording cash receipts; accounting, and maintenance of all aspects of the General Ledger software and associated reporting tools. The Senior Staff Accountant also has oversight/quality assurance responsibility over general ledger coding by parties external to General Ledger Personnel, and performs, fosters and facilitates appropriate communications with departments within Equality Florida and its’ Affiliates and is a liaison with external parties including, but not limited to, board members, donors, grantors and vendors.

For 25 years, through grassroots organizing, mobilization, public education and advocacy at all levels of government, Equality Florida has worked to protect LGBTQ+ Floridians from discrimination.

Position Requirements:
 

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in accounting or a business related field with significant Accounting course work or a major in Accounting; three years or more of hands on general ledger accounting experience; two years of financial audit experience in a public accounting environment; or any reasonable combinations of the above

We will train the successful candidate, so a desire to learn & grow in the accounting profession is important.

Also desirable:

  • Nonprofit accounting experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to monitor and set priorities
  • Adaptability and dependability
  • Quickbooks Online experience
  • Public accounting experience

Equality Florida wants your career to be as rewarding as possible. We provide our team with numerous opportunities for growth, education and advancement. We offer competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and peace of mind.
 

Salary Range: Compensation offered will be commensurate with education and experience and is expected to be in the range of $50,000-$70,000.

Other benefits include:

  • Employer-paid Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, with a Health Reimbursement Arrangement for deductibles
  • Employer-paid Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary term life insurance
  • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • 25 Days Paid Time Off annually, including holidays; 30 Days annually after 2 years; 35 Days annually after 5 years
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match & elective contributions
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Much more!

Equality Florida values the diversity of cultures, thoughts, beliefs and traditions of our employees, volunteers and donors. Our diverse staff reflects our community and each day, we work to be respectful, sensitive and competent with each other and the communities we serve. Those of all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply with us.

COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment, unless waived as permitted by Florida statute.

Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful completion of a criminal background check and a credit check.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

To Apply:

To apply, please complete this form. Use this title in the Position Applied for field: Senior Staff Accountant. Cover letter and/or resume must include phone, email and current address, please address cover letters to Don Walker.

Please note: Due to the volume of applicants we receive, we are not able to respond directly to every applicant. Should your qualifications match our requirements for the open position we will be in touch with you. If there is not a match, we will retain your materials for future reference.

All positions at Equality Florida and/or Equality Florida Foundation may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

 

About Equality Florida

Equality Florida is the largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Equality Florida is an equal opportunity employer, and we make a particular effort to recruit people of color, transgender, gender non-conforming and LGBTQ people to apply for open positions.

All positions at Equality Florida may require travel on a regular basis or periodically. Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply.

Equality Florida is an equal opportunity employer, and we make a particular effort to recruit transgender people, gender non-conforming people, people of color and people living with HIV

 

 

Please note that we are not able to respond directly to every applicant. Should your qualifications match our requirements for the open position we will be in touch with you. If there is not a match, we will retain your materials for future reference.

 

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