Senior Accountant- Non-Profit Segment

Senior Accountant- Non-Profit Segment

Job Overview

breakwater accounting + advisory corp® seeks a Senior Accountant to join our fast growing business. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for bookkeeping and accounting services for non-profit clients The position will report to the Director – Client Services and will be located at our Wilmington, Delaware office.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Handle the accounting for complex non-profit clients to include fixed asset schedules, investment reconciliation schedules, government grant allocations, pledge receivable entries and tracking, etc.

  • Record month-end entries as needed in accordance with GAAP

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts

  • Ensure proper classification of all financial activity prior to reporting

  • Prepare reporting per client needs, such as cash flow forecasting, budget versus actual, board packets

  • Work closely with the Non-Profit business segment and Client Services teams

  • Be fully capable and willing to process Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and any other bookkeeping needs for a client if needed

  • Provide accounting guidance to breakwater team members

  • Identify areas for improvement in each client’s accounting processes or reporting, and provide solutions


  • Accounting degree required

  • Must be proficient in QuickBooks/QuickBooks Online

  • Non-profit accounting and bookkeeping knowledge and experience preferred

  • Must be highly organized, self-motivated, and able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Detail oriented and the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy

  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines using excellent time management skills with ease and professionalism

  • Effective problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Professional w/excellent interpersonal & organizational skills

  • Strong team player

About breakwater accounting + advisory corp®

breakwater accounting + advisory corp® provides a safe, simple, and affordable way for small + medium sized businesses, non-profits, and private clients to outsource their financial operations. From bookkeeping to business planning and strategy, we strive to be a valuable and collaborative partner for our customers. We offer an energetic, positive, and flexible workplace.

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