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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

The following statements are meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.

The Accountant supports the Senior Accounting Manager in establishing and reporting the organization’s financial status by monitoring the systems for collecting, analyzing and verifying financial information. The Accountant is responsible for a set of customary accounting duties and ad-hoc projects performed by the Finance Department.

•Provides support to the Senior Accounting Manager with monthly financial reports review and analyses.
•Reconciles general ledger accounts, prepares and corrects journal entries as needed.
•Reviews specific general ledger accounts reconciliation, as assigned by the Senior Accounting Manager and Chief Financial Officer.
•Assists with annual financial audit and 990 preparations.
•Prepares audit schedules for external auditors.
•Performs month-end close functions to ensure timely reporting.
•Performs accounts analyses.
•Reviews and approves payments with respect to authorizations, approvals, adequate supporting documentation, accuracy and correct general ledger account coding to ensure compliance with the organization’s policies and procedures, and posts approved payment batches in the accounting software.
•Prepares journal entries, as needed.
•Trains and mentors other team members.
•Undertakes other ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Accounting Manager and Chief Financial Officer.
•Travels and works annually, national convention and regional conferences, as a staff member.

•Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field preferred.
•Master’s degree in accounting or MBA preferred.
•Certified Public Accountant, preferred.
•Minimum of five (5) years of accounting experience, preferably in a nonprofit environment.
•Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
•Three (3) to five (5) years of general ledger reconciliation experience.
•Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
•Superior analytical skills including advanced proficiency in Excel and the ability to quickly manipulate and analyze large data sets.
•Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demanding deadlines.
•Relocation assistance not available. Must reside within a 50-mile radius of National Headquarters within six (6) months of start date.
•Proof of comprehensive COVID-19 vaccination required.

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