Accountant

Wilmington, DE | full time | Salary: varies

The Accountant is responsible for the primary accurate and timely recording of the financial data. Primary responsibilities include administrative tasks, maintaining financial records, accounts payable and receivables, real estate development projections, analysis, reporting along with delivering high-quality customer service. Attention to detail, ability to efficiently multi-task, follow up and meet deadlines is essential for success.

  • Accurately record and file all financial and accounting operations of the organization, maintaining all books and records pertaining to the financial and accounting aspects of ICHDE.
  • Perform budgetary, treasury, and administrative duties.

Principal Functions

Record daily accounting operations such as account receivables & payables/account analysis & reconciliation, payroll, fixed assets, and other general accounting operations.

Maintain Real Estate Development (RED) project accounting reporting and cost controls

Maintain the accounting of unrestricted, temporarily restricted and permanently restricted assets.

Assist in the preparation of the annual audit with the organization auditors in providing applicable documentation and reports necessary for the compilation of the audit.

Budgetary duties including: Assist in budget compilation as well as the monthly comparative monitor of revenues and expenditures in relation to the budget vs. actual.  

Treasure duties include: Bank deposits, reconciliation of accounts, recording and filing. 

Administrative duties include: Develop and maintain relationships with lending institutions and financial community. Act as liaison to banks and other agencies regarding loans, line-of-credit, other loan agreements, etc.

Primary Responsibilities

Process bills, checks, receipts and other documents

Daily entry of data and maintenance of financial records

Real Estate Development project tracking and reporting

Bank related transactions including deposits

Ensure all documents are properly signed and distributed

Verify financial and other data (e.g. tax identification numbers)

Monitor financial transactions

Assist with account reconciliations

Communicate with vendors, customers and colleagues

Report the status of accounts and discrepancies

Manage and enter all aspects of the Accounts Payable.

Keep the records of the finance department.

Reconcile and distribute petty cash.

Keep the contractor and vendor documentation up to date.

Disseminate all W-9s to employees.

Process and disseminate all 1099s to sub-contractors and vendors.

Complete and return DE UC Benefit forms

Process and Record Payroll

Other related duties.

Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience with Peachtree Accounting, automated accounting systems, fund accounting, AICPA guidelines and relevant IRS regulations.

Timely response to requests for information, services, and assistance.

Demonstrates a positive and productive attitude.

Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.

Technology Competency in:
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word

Education and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the above qualifications.  With a bachelor’s degree in accounting, real estate development reporting, minimum of three (3) years of accounting and financial management experience. Experience in a non-profit environment and housing financing is desired.