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Staff Accountant

Future In Sight

Future In Sight, established as the New Hampshire Association for the Blind in 1912, is the only statewide nonprofit that provides specialized services and support that meet the range of needs that individuals of all ages and stages of vision loss experience at home, at school, and in the community – including via online learning and telehealth channels. 

In a highly visual world, having a visual impairment can have a far-reaching effect on all aspects of life. From a child’s early development, teens’ preparation for the workforce, adults’ career adaptations, to seniors’ safety, independence, and mental health, building connections, accessing training and support are all critical drivers of overall health and well-being.  Both our Youth Services and Adult Services teams address the holistic needs of the person served


The Need:

The Staff Accountant will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit & loss, and other related financial activities in accordance with Future In Sight policies and procedures as well as generally accepted accounting principles. A successful candidate will possess strong attention to detail, is a quick learner and a problem solver.

General Expectations:

A successful candidate will possess strong attention to detail, is a quick learner and a problem solver. Additionally:

  • Be informed and passionate about the programs and services of Future In Sight
  • Perform all duties in a professional, respectful, and confidential manner
  • Maintain positive relationships, demonstrate tact and sensitivity while engaging with clients, consumers, board members, volunteers, vendors, and staff
  • Uphold the mission of Future In Sight and its values

Schedule:

Regular office hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Future In Sight is located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH.

Requirements:

Education / Experience:

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. At least 3 years of related experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to work with minimum of supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and non-profit accounting
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Ability to correctly prepare tax reports
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products Excel, Word, Access and Outlook
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer systems – accounting software and other database applications such as MIP Fund Accounting and Salesforce

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds of various materials on an occasional basis
  • Ability to remain standing or sitting for extended periods of time while performing job-related tasks
Responsibilities:
  • Performs general accounting and other related duties for the organization
  • Prepares monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements
  • Maintains the general ledger
  • Reconciliation of bank and general ledger accounts
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts; manages accounts receivable collections
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts
  • Provides information to outside auditors; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit
  • Gathers information for filing of all necessary tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Participates in annual budget preparation
  • Maintains & ensures integrity of accounting software & data systems
  • Manages information reporting for grants
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@futureinsight.org

We offer:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience Generous benefits for employees: health, paid time off, matched retirement, life insurance, disability insurance, employee assistance program

Future In Sight is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law.

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: September 30, 2021

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