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Senior Accountant

About This Position

The Senior Accountant works collaboratively with internal and external partners to support the mission of the organization and the overall functioning of the finance department. This person will become an expert in many of the services we offer so that they can support the financial reporting and staff in the programs within the organization. This position will work cross-functionally to innovatively strengthen existing processes so that finances are timely, accurate and beneficial to the short-term and long-term health of the organization.


Executive Director

Salary range:
$80,000 – $85,000


FLSA Status:

Apply by:
January 1, 2024

Former refugees, New Americans, and people of color are highly encouraged to apply.

Primary responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly grant invoices and record in accounting software
  • Analyze actual vs. budgeted grant expenses; collaborate and communicate with Leadership, Program Directors, and Managers to identify opportunities, concerns, etc.
  • Submit monthly payment requests for various grants
  • Assist in the development of grant and other funding-related budgets
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and account reconciliations
  • Create monthly financial reporting package
  • Supervise the Accounting Assistant position
  • Provide support to the Controller and the Board Finance and Administration committee
  • Lead budget and forecasting processes
  • Assist with audit preparation and required state and federal filings
  • Maintain chart of accounts
  • Manage account receivables
  • Make weekly bank deposits of contributions, earned revenue, etc.
  • Provide back up support to the other Finance Team members as needed
  • Other duties assigned

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or in relevant field
  • Minimum of four to six years of finance/accounting experience in the nonprofit sector (including accounting for grants)
  • Solid and demonstrated knowledge of GAAP and US accounting practices.
  • Computer savvy and experience using various accounting software applications, including proficiency in Excel, Sage and Bill.com
  • Leadership skills and excellent verbal and written communication
  • Management skills including previous management experience preferred
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Has a Driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation

Additional Requirements

  • Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity.
  • Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands.
  • Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The International Institute of Minnesota values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals and New Americans to apply. IIMN is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

About Us

The International Institute of Minnesota is a dynamic organization that provides services to maximize the talents and opportunities New Americans bring to our state. The Institute assists low income New Americans in their transition to a new homeland by providing comprehensive services for successful integration. The Institute serves more than 4,000 New Americans annually with new arrival social services to employment placement and advancement through to U.S. Citizenship attainment. Programs are divided into three primary areas: Refugee Services, Education and Employment Training Services, and Immigration Services. The Institute also provides advocacy for policy reforms and supports systems change that improve opportunities for New Americans to move their lives forward.

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Dana Onato-Pannkuk
Human Resources Generalist
(651) 377-8614