Shriners Children's

Senior Accountant

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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(9/28/2022 10:50 AM)
Requisition ID
2022-1191
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Fraternal Accounting

Company Overview

Shriners International is a fraternity based on fun, fellowship and the Masonic principles of brotherly love, relief and truth. The possibilities for having fun as a Shriner are endless. Our local Shrine Centers (chapters) around the world have thousands of activity-based clubs, units and events that provide ways for members to connect with each other in a fun environment. A unique aspect of our local chapters is that creativity is encouraged, and if a club for a particular activity doesn’t exist, members are empowered to create one.

Job Overview

The Senior Accountant will oversee the temple-hosted charitable fundraising process including, but not limited to, the use of Shriners Hospitals for Children (SHC) name and marks. The Senior Accountant will facilitate the approval process for charitable fundraising conducted by temples and oversee temple uses of Shrine Hospital Patient Transportation Funds (HPTF), where Shriners International (SI) approvals are required. The Senior Accountant will assist the Director in answering temple inquiries regarding permissible uses of the temple HPTF, as well as assist the Director in following up with temples regarding the preparation of annual reviewed financial statements as required under section 334.6 of the SI Bylaws. The Senior Accountant will provide direct, hands-on professional assistance to the Imperial Treasurer, Imperial Auditor at the request of the EVP of Shriners International and/or EVP of Shriners Hospitals for Children in gathering information related to Imperial Audits or financial investigations of charitable funds held by fraternal entities. The Senior Accountant will assist the Director in responding to other temple inquiries that may fall under the purview of Temple Accounting as well as other duties as assigned by the Director.

 

Shriners International is an EOE/Drug-Free, Smoke-Free Workplace

Responsibilities

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review temple requests for event compatibility with SHC and whether properly authorized by temple.
    • Approve” acceptable events that have been properly authorized, “Deny” those that are inappropriate and follow-up with the temple via written or verbal communication.
    • Follow-up with temples regarding events hosted the previous year, but have not received a permission request for the current year (forgot to request permission?)
    • Message temples that use of the SHC name and marks in conjunction with a fundraiser must be approved by the Chairmen of the Boards of Directors and Trustees.
    • As part of the approval process, follow-up with temples regarding proper disclosure regarding use of net proceeds on all event materials.
    • Follow-up on past due events and work through issues that hold up submission of CAF and net proceeds.
    • Oversee work-up of HPTF retention requests from CAFs and ensure proper letters are prepared and forwarded to the temple and included in our temple files.
    • Reconcile checks received at HQ with CAFs with cash receipts posted by SHC Accounting that are attributed to temple-hosted charitable fundraising. This is a reconciliation that is prepared for our external auditors twice a year.
  • Manage process for temples to request to use the temple’s HPTF to purchase a hospital patient transportation van including the following:
    • Ensure that letter requesting permission to purchase a HPT van includes all required information.
    • Inform the temple purchasing a HPT van of the proper method to dispose of a HPT van.
    • Oversee the drafting of the internal form that will be circulated for the appropriate approvals.
    • Ensure that approval letter is created and sent to the temple, once the use of the temple’s HPTF to purchase a hospital patient transportation van  is authorized.
  • Assist Director in answering temple inquiries regarding permissible uses of the temple HPTF.
  • Assist Director in following up with temples regarding the preparation of annual reviewed financial statements as required under section 334.6 of the SI Bylaws.
  • Provide professional assistance to the Imperial Auditor and Imperial Treasurer in the conduct of audits/investigations of charitable funds controlled by fraternal entities.
  • Assist Director in responding to other temple inquiries that may fall under the purview of Temple Accounting.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director.

Qualifications

THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE WILL HAVE EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • 4 or more years of financial analysis and accounting experience required
  • 4 or more years of professional business writing experience required
  • Intermediate MS Office experience (Word, Excel, Outlook) experience required
  • QuickBooks experience a plus
  • Bilingual or multilingual a plus

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED/PREFERRED:

  • Bachelors in Finance/Accounting required

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of General Ledger and payables
  • Self-motivation
  • Analytical and prioritization skills



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