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4KIDS of South Florida, Inc.

Contributions Accountant

4KIDS of South Florida, Inc.
N. Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 06/04/2015
Categories: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Contributions Accountant 

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Job Summary:
The purpose of this position is to oversee the organization, maintenance, daily processing, and monthly reconciliation of donor gifts and constituency records for 4KIDS of South Florida.  This position entails a range of responsibilities that support the donors, Accounting, Development and Communications Teams of 4KIDS of South Florida to enhance the community, church and donor relations.
Job Duties:
  • Record gift and donor data for all financial contributions to 4KIDS and accurately enter them into Raiser's Edge database.
  • Reconcile all entries on a monthly basis to confirm agreement with the Financial Edge Accounting system.
  • Assist in developing policies and procedures and implementing with staff.
  • Ensure accuracy and proper coding for donor giving, all postings, and maintenance of proper documentation.
  • Process monthly receipt letters for donations.
  • Import records from outside data vendors including ServiceU, Blackbaud Sphere, etc. into Raiser's Edge according to deposit schedule.
  • Process credit card donations that are received via mail, commitment card, etc. into database.
  • Validate and import credit card transaction reports from ServiceU to Raiser's Edge.
  • Follow up with donors as it relates to donations in which credit cards are rejected or expired, in order to determine proper resolution.
  • Process, post, and reconcile credit card transactions that are received at events through credit card machines.
  • Execute daily, weekly and monthly collection and reporting activities according to accounting specific deadlines.
  • Post and balance donor accounts.
  • Process adjustments for refunds and insufficient funds transactions.
  • Make regular deposits to 4KIDS' bank account.
  • Maintain harmony in communicating with donors via phone, email, mail or in person.
  • Investigate and resolve management and donor inquiries quickly and efficiently.
  • Supports the 4KIDS' team with analytical trend reports for donor giving, mail and event effectiveness, revenue/expense details, and presentations.
  • Provides summaries of key indicators in donor giving trends and projected revenue reporting.
  • Provide assistance as needed with projects related to financial reporting.
  • Provide assistance with reporting and monitoring of non-donation monies coming into 4KIDS.
  • Supports the 4KIDS' team in obtaining accurate data in Raiser's Edge with which to report and provide recommendations to improve 4KIDS' efficiency.
  • Assist in all other related duties as required and assigned.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or another Finance-related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the accounting/financial realm
  • Preferred non-profit experience
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written skills
  • Proficient in Raiser's Edge Database and Financial Edge
  • Highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications with the ability to teach others
  • Ability to learn new computer programs or databases without major oversight
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Enthusiastic when working; ability to establish priorities and efficiently direct multiple problems or inquires simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational and office management skills and ability to function with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Flexibility to accommodate evolving responsibilities or tasks
  • Ability to work harmoniously and encourage co-workers as a team player as well as lead and motivate others
  • Displays compassion and empathy for others and is able to win people confidence and trust
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all sensitive information, keeping confidential matters confidential
  • Must successfully complete initial drug screening
  • Must successfully complete annual background screenings


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