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OrganizationSusan Necci
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineDecember 16, 2016
College Degree Required?Yes
PhoneNo phone calls please.


Position Summary: The Staff Accountant role is responsible for assisting the CFO with the Foundation’s day-to- day, monthly and year-end Accounting operations, including grant management by applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to  No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Mission of Organization: The PATH Foundation (the Foundation) strives to enhance the health and vitality of our community. With a legacy of community philanthropy stretching back to 1954, the PATH Foundation was created in 2013 through a joint venture between Fauquier Health and LifePoint Hospitals. The resulting foundation manages the assets of this multigenerational gift to promote healthy communities today and in stewardship for our children’s grandchildren.

Skills Required


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Advanced MS Office skills, with a strong emphasis on Excel including the use of advanced functions such as pivot tables.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to take initiative and manage projects assigned through completion with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively, independently and as a highly resourceful team player under pressure and within deadlines.
  • Creative and innovative thinker, who actively presents new opportunities, proposes solutions and recommends best practices.
  • Ability to anticipate challenges and effectively resolve potential issues through creative problem solving.
  • Ability to work creatively and with flexibility in a fast paced environment while maintaining high work standards.
  • Team player with ability to collaborate with others in the organization.
  • Exhibits a positive attitude and professional demeanor.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; exceptional interpersonal skills, a focused listener.
  • Proficient with Quickbooks.
  • Demonstrated professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting; current with accounting developments and trends.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree, required
  • 2+ years of applicable accounting experience, required

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the primary job responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job responsibilities.

Travel: Minimal

Additional Info

Primary Job Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, each primary job responsibility must be performed satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the primary job responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.

  • Performs the Foundation’s month-end closing. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Maintaining and controlling the General Ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization; ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating and entering transactions.
    • Analyzing monthly financial statements, schedules and other reports to determine if they are accurate, reliable and supported by accounting records.
    • Performing analysis and reconciliation of general accounts including bank statements, fixed assets, employer benefits costs, accruals and prepaid expenses.
    • Preparing monthly consolidated financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from departments and the general ledger system.
    • Processing functional and benefit expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of pre-paid expenses, fixed asset depreciation and recording adjusted and reclassified journal entries
  • Oversees all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner; interface with payroll provider and enter in all transactions for bi-weekly payroll processing.
  • Assists the CFO with the preparation of the annual budget; prepares and analyzes the monthly budget/forecast variance reports for each program and department.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly investment analysis, reconciling investment accounts; analyzing investment statements and developing spreadsheets for reporting purposes; assisting with monitoring the returns of the Foundation’s portfolio.
  • Assist with the preparation of supporting documents for 990 filing; prepares W-2s and validates 940 and 941 for accuracy.
  • Assist with the preparation of audit schedules.
  • Other duties as assigned aligned with the Foundation’s strategic objectives.