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Staff Accountant

Company: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

If you are passionate about transforming communities with a mission-driven organization, then we have the opportunity for you! Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant will assist with daily and monthly transactions in the accounting department, while also supporting the other members of the team. For 80 years, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) has offered welcome and hope to more than half a million refugees. Since 1939, LIRS has transformed lives, with the support and hard work of people like you, to welcome the most vulnerable to the United States-from Sea to shining sea. LIRS is a national organization with a budget of over $88 million per year, and over 100 staff nationwide. Widely recognized for our expertise in implementing federal programs on behalf of refugees and migrants in the United States, LIRS resettles refugees, reunites children with their families or provides loving homes for them, conducts policy advocacy, and advances the protection and rights of vulnerable migrants. Headquartered in the beautiful Inner Harbor of downtown Baltimore we provide services nationwide through a network of staff and affiliates. As we continue to grow, we search for the best candidates and offer excellent benefits to include flexible work hours, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, professional development funds, parental leave, a 403(b) with organizational match, and more! DUTIES * Processing of accounts payable and payment transactions, including working collaboratively with other departments on invoice submission, coding, invoice processing, and payment, along with maintaining vendor database * Responsible for employee expense reimbursements, including review and processing * Prepare 1099 forms at year-end and ensure contracts and W-9 forms are on file * Collaborate with the accounting and IT teams to implement invoice and reimbursement software * Work on monthly financial close * Create reports as requested * Process account reconciliations * Support other finance-related processes, including process improvement and document retention management. * Perform other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS * Undergraduate degree in accounting, business administration, or finance, or equivalent experience required. * Two or more years in accounting with experience in non-profit accounting preferred. * Federal Grant accounting experience/knowledge is preferred. * MIP accounting software, SAP Concur, and/or SAP Invoice experience is preferred. * Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to identify critical priorities and take initiative to respond in a flexible way to changing needs. * Superior mathematical, analytical, and technical skills. Highly organized, detail-oriented, and motivated to remain current on a day-to-day basis. * Highly proficient in using general ledger software and spreadsheets. * Excellent oral and written communication skills. * Experience with and commitment to working in a very diverse workforce. * Commitment to LIRS's core mission and values and an ability to model those values in relationship with colleagues, and partners, commitment to refugees and immigrants

Keywords: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Baltimore , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Baltimore, Maryland

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