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Junior Accountant for the Foundation

The Jr Accountant reports to the Assistant Controller and is responsible for a variety of accounting functions such as general ledger positing, account reconciliations and analysis, and financial reporting for the Foundation, which holds Federation’s endowment funds, donor-advised funds, supporting organizations, bequests, agency funds, life insurance policies and other long-term assets. Foundation’s investments are highly complex and include well-diversified traditional investments, as well as the alternatives such as private equity and venture capital funds.


Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist with full cycle accounting for the Foundation

• Prepare General Ledger entries as assigned

• Reconcile bank and investment accounts

• Process Accounts Payable and Receivable for specific donor-advised funds as assigned

• Analyze transactions and reconcile General Ledger accounts as assigned

• Work with an outsourced accounting company on certain funds

• Support Assistant Controller in carrying out accounting responsibilities

• Serve as backup to the Endowment Services Associate

• Provide reporting on special projects and internal financial reports as assigned

• Assist the department in preparation for the audit

• Recommend process improvements

• Perform other related duties as assigned


Qualifications and Competencies

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or currently pursuing the degree with at least 90 credits is required. Minimum 3.5 GPA is preferred.

• Accounting experience is not required.

• High attention to detail.

• Excellent data entry skills.

• Highly reliable.

• Excellent analytical skills.

• Work well under pressure with periodic heavy loads in a team environment.

• Good communications skills.

• Proficiency in various computer software programs including MS Office and accounting systems.


Please submit resumes to FederationJobs@gmjf.org.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation is an equal opportunity employer.

No recruiters please.

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