Employment Opportunities

 

To provide the greatest service to our community, The Spartanburg County Foundation depends upon dynamic individuals with great ideas and a solid commitment to our community.


Position Title: Staff Accountant (Full Time)
Reports to: Director of Finance

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting the Director of Finance with the day-to-day, monthly, and year-end accounting operations of the Foundation according to generally accepted accounting principles. This includes maintaining accounts payable, account reconciliations and analysis, maintaining budgets, month-end closing and financial reporting, and other related duties as necessary. In addition, the Staff Accountant manages all fixed assets and performs routine recurring data entry processes and other routine administrative functions.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides exceptional customer service to all Foundation Constituents.
  • Prepares financial reports for donors, fundholders, supporting organizations, etc.
  • Prepares Foundation monthly financial statements.
  • Performs the processing of all accounts payable transactions ensuring that all expenses are paid, documented, and filed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepares general ledger/journal reconciliations, including payroll, insurance, credit card and annuities.
  • Reconciles bank statements.
  • Performs joint investment allocation.
  • Performs quarterly fee assessment.
  • Prepares weekly check run and ad-hoc check printing when required.
  • Anticipates questions related to accounting work and proactively communicates; responds promptly and thoroughly to internal and fundholder inquiries.
  • Processes grant expense payments that have been initiated by various departments; ensures that all grant expenses have been paid.
  • Researches, recommends and implements process improvements within his/her area of responsibility.
  • Serves as the primary liaison for the general ledger system.
  • Serves as lead for funds’ activity, accounting and reconciliations.
  • Serves as lead for Foundation Initiative Budgets and manages all associated grant expenses.
  • Maintains outside investment records for supporting organization CRUTs, Life Insurance, Annuities, etc.
  • Maintains fixed assets, annual insurance policies, and real estate files and history (including documentation of all tax records).
  • Maintains vendor records, updating addresses, requesting W-9’s.
  • Cross-trains as back up for gift entry and deposits.
  • Provides back up assistance to the Accounting and Finance Associate and Director of Finance in his/her absence.
  • Responds to audit requests from outside organizations, such as confirmation of grants awarded.
  • Prepares financial reporting under the leadership of the Director of Finance, such as automatic distribution report, breakdown of funds report, annual report listings, etc.
  • Prepares overhead coverage chart and updates CF Insights information.
  • Assists in the preparation of quarterly donor statements.
  • Assists donors with questions involving fund activity.
  • Assists Director of Finance in producing annual operating budget.
  • Assists Director of Finance and other stakeholders in developing the Initiative Budgets.
  • Assists Director of Finance in monitoring cash flow requirements.
  • Assists Director of Finance in preparing documents and schedules for Finance Committee and Board of Trustees.
  • Assists Director of Finance in preparing documents and reports for year-end audit.
  • Responds to other duties as required.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  1. A B.S. or B.A. degree in accounting, finance, or business administration (with accounting emphasis). Minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
  2. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Experience with Access is a plus. Advanced Excel skills are a must.
  3. Strong time management, organization and communication skills.
  4. Social and interpersonal skills to create a pleasant environment for the guests and visitors to the Foundation.
  5. A self-starter and a driver.Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities.
  6. Commitment to community service and the environment.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Randy Jones, Director of Finance, at rjones@spcf.org or mail to 424 East Kennedy Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302 by Friday, July 14, 2017.  No phone calls, please.