Accountant in Burlington

Burlington, Vermont
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Reference Number
Venable, Jana, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing, a national recruiting and staffing agency with a locally owned office in South Burlington, VT is seeking an Accountant in Burlington, VT. This is a full time, temp-to-hire or direct hire opportunity with a mission based non-profit. The ideal candidate will have five years of Accounting experience, Non-Profit and/or Grants Accounting experience is desirable.
Please apply online at: Reference ID# S_7281


The Accountant is responsible for fiscal and business operations including, but not limited to, grant accounting, financial statements, payroll/benefits, payables, regulatory filings, budget, reconciliation, closing, audit, and provides administrative and project support as needed.

Essential Functions:

Manage accounts receivable/payable; enter deposits.
Manage payroll and administer employee benefits.
Perform weekly and monthly journal entries, including payroll.
Reconcile balance sheet and income statement accounts on a monthly basis.
Prepare monthly financial statement and monthly financial statement presentation.
Manage grant budgets to accompany proposals, create financial grant reports.
Identify/allocate expenses to be billed to each grant, ensure grant is fully spent.
Review/complete tax and regulatory filings (secretary of state/990, etc.).
Provide administrative backup (front desk/data entry/thank you letters).
Perform budgeting, analysis, year-end closing and audit preparation.
Work with outside service providers; actively manage business needs.
Coordinate special projects.

Working hours: Full Time or Part 30-40 hours w/flexible schedule

Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a relevant discipline.
5+ years of proven Accounting experience/non-profit Accounting preferred.
Proficient with Ms Office/Excel; Non-profit software experience preferred.
Experience with grant accounting/reporting/grant expense allocation helpful.
Ability to prepare and present monthly financial statements and reports.
Ability to handle special project and work with external providers.
Professional level communication skills, verbal and written.
Organization, accuracy and attention to detail.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.



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