Skip to main content

This job has expired

Sr. Accountant

Employer
The Translational Genomics Research Institute
Location
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

View more

Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Type

Full-time

Description

There's a buzz in the offices and hallways at TGen. A sense that something big is about to happen, and a feeling of satisfaction in knowing you're part of that team. No matter the role, every TGen employee contributes to success. Together, we work toward a common goal: improving medicine to enhance a patient's quality of life. It's not all biomarkers and sequencing; it is a mix of humanity improving the human condition. Find your role at TGen, in an environment ignited by a profound purpose.

The work in our laboratories and offices leads to innovative scientific breakthroughs and improved quality of life. Collectively, we offer renewed hope to patients worldwide through our highly-specialized precision medicine approach that places the patient at the heart of all our work. For individuals faced with a dire medical condition, that story can be powerful and transformative. It can pinpoint a diagnosis, and lead to more precise and individual treatments. That's because TGen rapidly translates genomic research into medical practice by collaborating with the most progressive scientific and medical minds worldwide.

If you're looking for a job with purpose, you'll find it at TGen.

We are a human-centric organization that translates to our employees. Some of the perks in working for us:
  • BC/BS of Arizona health coverage.
  • Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Top notch EAP with a full scope of concierge type services
  • 401k with 6% match
  • Generous time off
  • Commuter benefits
  • Much, much more!

Job Description

As a member of TGen's Accounting Department, the Sr. Accountant will support the accounting, finance and reporting needs of TGen and the Foundation. The incumbent should be a highly motivated self-starter with complex reconciliation experience and an understanding of highly specialized accounting concepts to be successful in the following responsibilities.
  • Manage the daily operational workflow ensuring all philanthropic revenue is processed according to current policies, procedures, GAAP and IRS guidelines; and manage proper accounting for all donations and pledges via monthly journal entries as part of month-end close
  • Maintain restricted fund reconciliation and provide information about these funds to Finance team; monitor collections and collectability of all pledges in accordance with established policies; and research and correct historical gift and pledge entries in Access Hope (Blackbaud CRM) as identified
  • Coordinate and assist preparing the Foundation budget, track variances between budgeted and actual results, prepare and present financial reports to leadership or other stakeholders as appropriate; proactively identify and implement initiatives to make department more efficient and cost-effective; collect, analyze and interpret financial and fundraising data as requested
  • Coordinate preparation of Foundation check requests, purchase orders, invoice processing and provide the appropriate coding for these items; prepare account reconciliations timely
  • Prepare audit schedules as requested and lead/coordinate team efforts to meet all audit timelines and deadlines; and ensure compliance and completion of all annual philanthropy benchmark surveys.

Requirements

What is REQUIRED?
  • Bachelors' Degree in Accounting plus 7 years of relevant experience
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to analyze financial data and to prepare accurate reports in a timely fashion
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience using larger ERP systems is required, Oracle is preferred
  • Progressive development of technical accounting knowledge to increase effectiveness and provide value to the organization must be demonstrated
  • Ability to look at the big picture to determine reasonableness of financial results
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize competing priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Able to overcome hurdles and navigate sensitive issues with discretion, tact and strong communication skills

What is PREFERRED?
  • Experience using Oracle and/or Blackbaud Raisers Edge.
  • Experience with non-profit accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with close/reconciliation management software (such as FloQast)

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert