Sr. Staff Accountant

Indianapolis , IN

Application Deadline: Friday, Aug 26, 2022


This position serves a wide variety of stakeholders. Assignments include a wide range of constantly evolving activities and projects. Specialized skills, including but not limited to technical and organizational skills are important as this position is a key contributor to the coordination, maintenance, and delivery of timely, accurate and consistent financial reporting.

To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Cash Receipts and Accounts Receivable Management, including but not limited to directly providing basic functions such as:
Creates and submits invoices to customers
Maintains and updates related records
Prepares, posts, verifies, and records payments and transactions related to cash receipts and accounts receivable
Producing related reporting
Other activities involved in day-to-day management of cash receipts and accounts receivable

Cash Disbursements and Accounts Payable Management, including but not limited to, directly providing basic functions such as:
Company card and employee reimbursement management
Prepares, posts, verifies, and records payments and transactions related to cash disbursements and accounts payable
Purchase order processing and tracking
Other activities involved in the day-to-day management of cash disbursement and accounts payable

Ad Hoc Assistance
Audit and/or tax work papers
Financial and accounting analysis
Journal entries
Various financial and accounting reconciliations
Special Projects
Cross training to provide back-up for other accounting personnel on an as needed basis
Financial Reporting
Work closely with other WFYI stakeholders to ensure information is being accurately and consistently classified in the appropriate accounts
Performs other duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience

Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting
1-3+ years of finance or accounting experience required

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Highly desirable:
Adobe experience
MIP/Abila experience
SAP Concur experience
Non-profit experience

Position requires a high degree of flexibility, the ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality. High energy and passion for WFYI Public Media mission and core values of operating with unquestionable integrity; collaborating with each other and with community partners; respecting everyone; serving with humility; embracing change; delivering excellence every day.

Other Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:
Ability to anticipate work needs
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and internal networks with minimal direction
Ability to focus on details, handle multiple tasks, and remain highly organized in a fast paced environment
Ability to learn and grasp industry-related requirements
Ability to make recommendations to effectively solve problems
Ability to produce accurate and timely results while working independently in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment
Ability to work independently with a high degree of proficiency
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to engage with staff, volunteers, and public in a professional manner
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with special emphasis on Excel skills
Knowledge of basic finance and accounting principles
Solid analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills

Physical Demands
Ability to interact with others, both in person and through phone, e-mail, and written correspondence
Ability to operate office equipment, including computers, copiers, scanners, and phones
Ability to perform focused work with close attention to detail
Ability to sit for extended period of time and to move intermittently throughout the workday
Good speaking and listening skills

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