Senior Accountant

AP Professionals of Rochester
September 22, 2022
Job Type
Work Hours
8-4:30 with additional hours to meet the objectives of the business
Salary Lower Range
Salary Upper Range
Salary Option
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks
New York


AP Professionals is partnering with a well-established not-for-profit organization looking to add a senior accountant to their finance team.  This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to work in a not-for-profit, but does not have industry-related experience.  The main responsibilities will be focused on the traditional functions of monthly close, general ledger account reconciliations, and account analysis.  The ideal candidate will possess a sense of urgency, be self directed, and pro-active.  Ideas for building efficiencies and process improvements are welcome.  You will be in a finance team of 7 and will enjoy a friendly and  collaborative environment.


  • Participate and complete assigned portions of the monthly close process, to include journal entries and account reconciliations, within the designated time frame.
  • Provide analysis of account balances on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Manage the fixed asset accounting.
  • Provide reconciliations of subledgers to the general ledger account balances.
  • Perform variance analyses of income statement accounts as compared to budget, and other targets and provide explanations for differences.
  • Act as a back-up for accounts payable and accounts receivable functions when colleagues are not available for work.
  • Provides suggestions for process improvements.
  • Supports colleagues as needed - on projects or during high volume activity periods to enable timely completion of tasks.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or other relevant business focus
  • CPA / MBA is highly desirable


  • Prior accounting experience of 4+ years is required for this position.
  • Experience directly with not-for-profit accounting would be a bonus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Strong technology skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-directed
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Pro-active and organized
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