• Financial Reporting Accountant

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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Accounting professionals at The Seminar Network take greater ownership in their roles through an enhanced knowledge that comes from in-depth interactions with the businesses they support. Our management philosophy creates a unique, challenging, and rewarding environment where you can demonstrate your ability to improve processes and pursue career advancement across a wide range of opportunities. The primary focus of this role will be in the financial reporting function of the organization.


    The Financial Reporting Accountant is expected to have an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and have the ability to appropriately apply those principles to various situations as they arise.


    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.
    • Prepare monthly financial statements that are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
    • Perform monthly closing responsibilities, including preparing journal entries for review by accounting management.
    • Work with accounting management and external audit firm to ensure an efficient annual audit process.  
    • Obtain an understanding of general ledger accounts and be able to effectively communicate to the Financial Reporting Manager the activity that has occurred and resulting financial reporting implications.
    • Work with the accounting management to ensure partner organizations’ financial reports are accurate and issued in accordance with the financial reporting schedule.
    • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
    • Collaborate with Financial Reporting and Financial Planning & Analysis teams in review of monthly financials and ad hoc requests.
    • Respond to accounting-related ad hoc requests from network staff as needed
    • Demonstrate integrity and professionalism in daily responsibilities and adhere to the values of The Seminar Network


    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
    • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access)
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Highly motivated and detail-oriented
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • 0 - 3 years of accounting experience; public accounting experience a plus
    • Experience in financial accounting software preferred


    About Us


    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.



    Our Values


    Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 



    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 



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