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Senior Accountant

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Gering, NE

Job Description

Senior Accountant

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska

1 Position Available

Starting wage $19.29-$22.57 hour

Work in Gering, Nebraska

Negotiable Starting Date

Full time position 40 – Typically 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mon – Friday

Position open until filled

Notice:  A complete job application is required for all applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer



                                       Contact:     Human Resource Department

                                                         3350 10th Street

                                                         Gering, NE  69341

                                                         Phone:  308-635-3089

                                                         Fax:  308-635-0264



Position Description

Areas of ResponsibilityResponsible for assisting the CFO in monitoring the activities of the organization’s fiscal activities, including the maintenance of accounts, financial statements, cash flow, and investments; Provide financial information and statements to internal and external users; Supervise Finance Staff; Help oversee the efficient operations of department systems and programs; Provide guidance and leadership on compliance with the organization’s accounting policies and procedures and GAAP.


Major Duties:

  1. Supervise the work requirements of the staff in the finance office and oversee the general operations of the finance department.
  2. Monitor and oversee the tasks of the finance department personnel for timeliness, compliance and accuracy.
  3. Review daily transactions including Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable; oversee general ledger.
  5. Complete approval and processing for monthly dental insurance claims and premiums payments.
  6. Complete transfers between bank accounts timely and accurately.
  7. Provide a daily bank balance of the main bank account to CFO and Executive Director; review bank statements and reconciliations prior to obtaining approval from the CFO; project cash flow.
  8. Prepare annual audit information
  9. Participate in monthly meetings with Program Directors and Program Managers to discuss monthly financial reports.
  10. Monthly review asset and liability accounts to reconcile the balances.
  11. Assist with the preparation of the indirect costs proposal.
  12. Prepare audit work papers, financial statements and footnotes.
  13. Prepare agency budget work papers and update annual budget projections as directed by CFO.
  14. Oversee the preparation of the 1099’s.
  15. Oversee Fixed Asset Records; coordinate fixed asset physical inventory for all program directors according to value and schedule.
  16. Oversee program cost allocation spreadsheet for proper reporting of expenses.
  17. Design, implement and monitor fiscal internal control systems.
  18. Perform the necessary duties in the absence of the CFO.
  19. Assist in the development and update of the finance department policies and procedures.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned.


    SupervisesStaff Accountant, Accounting Specialist, Payroll Clerk, Billing Coordinator, and Accounts Payable Clerk and Interns


    Working Conditions:

  • General office environment:  Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. 
  • Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. 
  • Work with standard office equipment.  
  • Normal monthly, quarterly and annual timelines for completion of accounting activity presents average stress for an accounting office.
  • Able to attend meeting and training sessions in and out of the area.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work with clients, vendors, and other employees;
  • Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability;
  • Ability to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, push and pull file drawers ;
  • Fine manipulation of the hands with repetitive action;
  • Operate office machines, printers, computers, adding machines;
  • Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds


Minimum Qualifications:


Grade: 11

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university and two years relevant experience in accounting.
  2. Two years’ supervisory experience.
  3. Training or experience in the non-profit sector helpful.
  4. Must be bondable with a valid driver’s license, good driving record and insured vehicle.
  5. Age 21 or above
  6. Computer knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office programs and accounting software required (MIP Accounting software preferred). Advanced Excel experience required.


Grade: 12

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. Four years’ experience in accounting.

Grade: 13

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. Six years’ experience in accounting.

    Or specialized training

Benefits:  Medical/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

Job Details

Date Posted August 8, 2017
Date Closes September 7, 2017
Address 3350 10th Street
Located In Gering, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 13-2011.01 Accountants
Zipcode 69341
Name Delana Legler
Address 3350 10th Street
City, State and Zip Gering, Nebraska 69341
Phone 308-635-3089
FAX 308-635-0264

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical