Pittsburgh area educational institute needs a Senior Accountant.  The selected candidate will be responsible for managing the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close process to include journal entries, account reconciliations and internal financial reporting. 

Duties to include:

  • Manage the monthly financial close process, including various adjusting journal entries and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts related to cash, receivables and accrued liabilities.
  • Manage the external audit/year end closing process, ensuring the external auditors promptly receive all deliverables.
  • Maintain strong lines of communication with associated banking financial institutions and provide daily updates to the daily cash balance as well as updates to the annual cash forecast.
  • Supervise the Accounts Payable process, and coordinate with the accounts team to ensure the accuracy of receivables.
  • Develop and implement procedures for the perpetual maintenance of fixed assets.
  • Ensure that expenditures of all economic resources are performed in accordance with rules, regulations, and other mandates of the board.
  • Prepare financial reports which summarize and forecast economic and financial activity and financial position in areas of revenue, expenditures, and net assets based on past, present and expected operations.
  • Serve as custodian and ensure the safeguard of all owned assets, and develop, implement, and control the cash management operations. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of accounting or finance experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of Fund Accounting principles and concepts.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making experience with proven leadership, organizational, negotiation, sales, and project management skills working in a complex organization.
  • Strong supervisory and team management experience in a customer-oriented environment.
  • Ability to listen and clearly, effectively, and decisively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency while interacting with diverse constituencies; professionally both internally and externally.
  • Experience in higher education or nonprofit administration preferred.
  • Experience with Jenzabar Financial applications is highly desirable.

To apply for this job email your details to pancoaststaffing7@gmail.com