Analyzes and maintains a complete and accurate general ledger; prepares managerial and financial reports for Section offices. Responsibilities also include reviewing account classification on expenditures, account analysis and reconciliation, budget variance analysis and month-end reporting. Onboard new Sections, train new Section Accountants and serve as the primary backup for Sections. Review of journal entries and other Workday tasks prepared by Section Accountants.
RESPONSIBILITIES (Specific areas of responsibility include but are not limited to):
Responsible for the monthly financial close by preparing account reconciliations, submitting journal entries and working with Sections to obtain relevant information.
Provide support as needed to Executive Directors and Section Staff.
Prepare Financial Statements.
Review Financial Statements with the Section Executive Director.
Work with accounts payable and accounts receivable to ensure processing is timely and accurate.
Train the Section staff on accounting policies and procedures.
Assist Sections in preparation and review of annual Operating Budget.
Assist in the setup of new Sections entering the Section Financial Program.
Serve as lead on special projects and department initiatives as assigned.
Review and approve journal entries for backup Sections.
Serve as backup for assigned Sections.
Bring forth ideas to enhance and improve processes and procedures.
Develop and implement methodologies designed to improve tracking and reporting of financial and performance metrics.
Be proactive and find ways to add value to department, peers, and Section offices.
Assist the team in researching financial, and accounting problems and recommend actions to assure a timely resolution.
Assist the team in addressing any ad hoc requests related to Payroll, AR/AP modules as well as Financials Reporting.
Review monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements prepared by Section Accountants.
Review budget information entered by Section Accountants.
Assist Director in managing month-end/year-end closing.
Analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and compliance with generally accepted accounting practices.
Supervise and provide overall guidance to Section Accountants.
Maintain the Section Accounting policies and procedures and make sure its updated timely.
Recommend and implement automation and process improvements when necessary.
Review Workday tasks prepared by the Section Accountants – journal entries, Ad hoc cash postings, AP and Intercompany Settlement runs and other Workday transactions prepared by Section Accountants.
Contribute to a respectful and inclusive team environment by welcoming and respecting others’ beliefs, backgrounds, identities, abilities, and individuality to help ensure a supportive and engaging experience for Association Members, partners, customers, and guests. PGA of America respects the uniqueness of each employee and offers everyone the means to find their place and thrive.
Embodies the organization's shared values and helps ensure the organization's values-based culture thrives by proactively identifying and addressing any shared values, challenges and opportunities you are experiencing.
Supervise a team of 2-6 Section Accountants.
No financial responsibility.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree: (B. A.) in Accounting.
Seven years of experience in Accounting, with GL experience required. Strong knowledge of the month-end close process. Workday Financials experience is strongly preferred.
Team management experience preferred.
Certified Public Accountant preferred.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Must have knowledge of accounting principles and practices; knowledge of Financial Information Systems. Must have the ability to apply strong analytical and reasoning skills to interpret accounting laws, etc. Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive data. Must have Knowledge of Google Workspace.
Ability to travel up to 15%
This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
PGA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, to ensure full equality of opportunity in all operations and activities of the organization, every staff member employed by the PGA shall be selected under fair employment procedures that provide equal employment opportunities to all people. DFWP.
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