The Senior Accountant will assist controller in the oversight and development of accounting staff, as well as assist in the establishment of accounting processes and procedures. The Senior Accountant is vital element in creating a well-functioning accounting team and ensuring accounting compliance. This position takes primary responsibility for monthly payroll for the enterprise in addition to other primary accounting duties. Responsible for all processing of monthly payroll, administration of our external payroll system (Paylocity), reconciliation and payment of employee benefits, and reconciliation of payroll reporting.
General Ledger Oversight, Analysis and Reconciliation
Review and approve entries made in Financial Edge by accounting staff.
Analyzes and reconciles key balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
Review and approve month end bank and account reconciliations of accounting staff.
Oversee budget to actual analysis and overall maintenance of the general ledger.
Process and reconcile monthly payroll, including faculty pay, housing allowances, federal work study, etc.
Reconcile and submit payment for employee benefits
Account reconciliation and statistical analysis
Research and inform management of current payroll tax issues and requirements
Provide analytical payroll reports for Director of Finance
Establish payroll processes and procedures
Review and revise payroll policies in cooperation with the Director of Financial Services
Reconcile quarterly and year-end tax information returns (941’s, W-2’s, 1042’s, etc.)
Establish and maintain tax accounts in other states, as needed
Provides accounting oversight and analysis as necessary in the following areas:
Ensurance of adequate coverage and customer service in accounts payable, student accounting etc.
May assist in month- and year-end reporting, as well as detail financial analysis and project management.
Review and recommendation of modifications to accounting systems and procedures
Development and documentation of business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Accounting degree and 3-5 years of accounting experience preferred
Advanced knowledge of Excel required, experience with Financial Edge Blackbaud preferred
Nonprofit and/or educational accounting experience a definite plus
Supervisory experience highly desired
Excellent oral and written communication skills and outstanding customer service are critical
The ability to multi-task and to work as part of a team is essential
Agreement with Denver Seminary’s statement of faith.
Denver Seminary is a graduate school of Theology offering masters and doctoral degrees from its' main campus in Denver Colorado and also from a satellite campus in Landover, Maryland and online. Denver Seminary employs approximately 200-250 faculty, staff and student workers.