Careers

Bright Pink’s success comes in large part from the commitment and contributions made by our employees. We strive to create a workplace that fosters and develops the skills, abilities, and happiness of each team member. We are constantly looking to grow our team!

Senior Accountant

Qualified candidates are welcome to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Senior Accountant” in the subject line.

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Department(s): Finance & Operations

Reports To: Vice President of Finance & Operations

Position Summary

The Senior Accountant is responsible for all areas relating to the general ledger and financial reporting. This position works in partnership with the Vice President of Finance & Operations to ensure strong internal controls and to develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures that allow for accurate and timely financial statement preparation in accordance with GAAP.

The Senior Accountant is a highly-organized self-starter who takes initiative, enjoys solving problems and performing detail-oriented tasks. S/he is comfortable in a smaller non-profit environment where support is needed for a variety of functions. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, and the support of budget and forecast activities.

Essential Functions

  • Oversee the monthly and annual closing process: analyze general ledger accounts, prepare journal entries, and complete account reconciliations
  • Ensure timely and accurate accounting and financial reporting in partnership with the VP of Finance & Operations
  • Oversee processing of payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
  • Manage organization credit card program: review expense reports for appropriate support and coding, ensure compliance with organization policies
  • Assist VP of Finance & Operations with banking and cash forecasting requirements
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data, investigate revenue and expenditure budget variances and report significant variances to Senior Leadership as appropriate
  • Ensure bank compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Support the successful management and completion the annual financial audit
  • Collaborate with the other members of the operations team to support overall department goals and objectives
  • Actively analyze department work; assist in development and implementation of more efficient procedures to enhance the workflow of the department while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Train new and existing staff on accounting policies and financial concepts as needed
  • Provide assistance to VP of Finance & Operations and other Senior Leadership Team members on annual budget work, ad hoc reporting, and special projects

Core Competencies

  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities and deadlines, with attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas and information effectively to others
  • Competent with range of tools and technology necessary to support organization’s initiatives
  • Uses complex, proactive problem solving to provide insightful recommendations or solutions
  • Contributes both individually and collaboratively in a time-sensitive environment
  • Self-motivated to learn increasingly complex skills and subject matter
  • Approaches challenges and opportunities with a positive attitude

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • 2-3 years of experience; public accounting and/or non-profit experience a plus
  • CPA a plus, but not required
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency working in Microsoft Excel and accounting software packages
  • Experience processing payroll and working with payroll processing systems a plus
  • Demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards
  • Proficient in QuickBooks Online and cloud-based services such as Google Drive, Gmail, Box.net, etc. a plus
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