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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in DES MOINES, Iowa


As the Senior Accountant for the nonprofit you will perform a hybrid function of financial reporting and donor database management. The significant focus will be on financial reporting.

Financial Reporting

Prepares monthly and annual financial statements. Coordinates annual audits. Prepares annual budgets.

  • Prepares, documents, and analyzes monthly general journal entries to reflect proper account balances at month end .

  • Analyzes and reconciles accounts monthly for financial statement accuracy and adherence to generally accepted accounting principles

  • Possesses effective problem solving and analytical skillsets to identify potential issues/outliers and determine and recommend appropriate resolutions

  • Prepares and reviews monthly financial statements and investigates unusual variances

  • Analyzes monthly revenues and expense reports and investigates variances from budget; follows up with departmental directors and managers as needed

  • Preparation of budgets, including ongoing performance monitoring and reporting

  • Assists in the coordination of Internal and External third party audits of financial statements and provides follow-up on outstanding items.

  • Provides day-to-day interaction and assistance to Accounts Payable personnel

  • Performs special projects as assigned by Vice President, Director, and Manager of department

Donor Database Support

Primary support for donor database integrity

  • Run queries, lists, reports as requested.

  • Backup support for gift receipting process.

  • Primary support for adding and updating donor demographic information, including mailing addresses, new addresses, seasonal addresses, deceased, new donors, attribute updating, solicitor portfolio classifications.


• Bachelors Degree in Accounting

  • 2-3 years of experience in Accounting

  • Must have knowledge of general accounting, financial statement presentations, and statistical presentation necessary to support the financial reporting.

• Knowledgeable on personal computers and spreadsheet software.

• Possesses excellent written and verbal communications.

• Ability to work as a team member, creating and maintaining effective working relationships.

• Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $50,000.00 - $55,000.00 / Yearly

Location: DES MOINES, IA

Date Posted: September 14, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01500-0011557962

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance