Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity (TKE) seeks a highly-qualified professional to become its next Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant reports directly to the TKE Chief Financial Officer and assumes a strategic role in the overall accounting management of TKE and the TKE Educational Foundation (TEF). The Senior Accountant has primary day-to-day responsibilities for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all accounting-related activities of both organizations. This includes direct responsibility for accounting, forecasting, job costing for the Fraternity and the Foundation, partnership compliance, and private institutional financing.
A 501(c)(7), TKE has more than 240 groups across North America, more than 11,000 collegiate members, and more than 279,000 total initiates since its founding in 1899. The Offices of the Grand Chapter are located in Indianapolis, IN with approximately 25 professional staff and an overall annual budget above $5 million.
The TKE Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and has assets of nearly $9 million. It is operated with a separate CEO, Board of Directors and staff. TEF’s mission is to establish and support scholarships and leadership training programs which promote academic achievement and strengthens moral, social and community values.
TKE offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, annual bonus incentive program and 401(k) retirement program. TKE is an equal opportunity employer.
Ensure credibility of finance team by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
Perform and be accountable for all aspects of the accounting functions of both organizations.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.Perform Balance Sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, account calculations and other related accounting documents/schedules.
Prepare monthly financial statements and reports for each organization, ensuring timely and accurate completion of month-end and year-end financial closing activities.
Prepare monthly analysis for the endowment investments and present information on status of endowment to the Finance Committee on a quarterly basis and provides the CEO’s, CFO and Board of Directors advice on the financial implications of business activities.
Oversight responsibility for maintenance of the general ledger. Oversight responsibility for cash receipts and disbursements, monthly accruals, and allocation of costs among programs.
Review the general ledger and alert CFO of any issues that need to be addressed with the Finance team.
Aid CFO in managing processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to TKE and TEF Boards.
Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
Responsible for preparation and coordination of the annual fiscal audit and program audits. Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting.
Communicate with TKE and TEF Finance Committees on a monthly basis to provide timely, accurate and complete information to ensure financial integrity and transparent oversight, includes raising issues the finance committees must understand, with the context and associated risk.
Preparation of information or review of any required tax reporting at the Federal, State, or Local level.
Review of compliance with and account for the corpus, income, disbursements, and transfers of temporary or permanently restricted contributions or programs.
Reports directly to the CFO, and shall act as an independent resource for the Board of Directors, and its Committee, as assigned.
Provide same level of service and support to both CEO's and Boards.
Desired Qualities & Qualifications Include:
A Bachelor’s degree is required in Accounting or Finance, MBA and/or CPA highly desirable.
5+ years preferably in non-profit.
3+ years in experience with associations.
Strong knowledge of non-profit accounting and experience with relationship of a 501(c)(3) to a 501(c)(7).
Extensive experience in fund accounting and in 990 reviews, assuring accurate and timely reporting to the IRS.
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate orally and in writing at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations is essential.
Strong problem solving and creative skills.
Exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.
High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-oriented focus.
Must be a team player and have a hands-on attitude.
Strong working knowledge of Abila Fund Accounting (Formerly Sage Nonprofit Solutions) and Excel is a plus.
TO APPLY For immediate consideration, qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter (as MS Word attachments) including salary requirements via email to Courtney Frechin, Office Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
TKE continues its mission of aiding men in their mental, moral and social development for life with the stated organizational purpose of contributing to the advancement of society through the personal growth of its members and service to others. TKE has never had a membership exclusionary policy and is committed to building Better Men for a Better World.