Sr. Accountant

5 days left

Atlanta, Georgia
Up to $70,000, bonus potential, full benefits
Oct 30, 2020
Nov 29, 2020
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Focus Areas
Associations / Union
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

Who are we?

Kellen is a global professional services firm with a primary concentration in association management and communications.  We also offer outsource services such as meetings and conference management, digital marketing and strategic advice.  We are an employee-owned company (ESOP) with 300+ employees from a wide variety of professional disciplines.  Kellen has eight offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Beijing, Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, New York City and Washington DC.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a self-starter with excellent time management and priority setting skills, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in growth, multi-site, services businesses. This person will be responsible for full-charge accounting – directing and overseeing the general accounting, financial planning and reporting of client organizations.

What will you do?

•Prepare monthly financial reporting for multiple non-profit associations on a

•Timely basis, with appropriate analysis and interpretation;

•Keep Account Executive informed of all aspects of client’s financial status in a timely manner;

•Learn and understand the business of the association in order to provide more accurate/in depth analysis and financial guidance;

•Read minutes of Board meetings and other client information provided by Client Team;

•Work with outside auditor to prepare review or audit and tax return;

•Assist in the facilitation of the association’s budgeting process;

•Provide alternatives and corrective actions to meet financial objectives;

•Facilitate the establishment and maintenance of the client’s financial policies, procedures and controls consistent with sound management and best practices;

•Lead improvements in business and financial processes;

•Other duties as assigned


Are you qualified?

 •Bachelor’s degree in accounting

•Minimum of 3-5 years progressive financial experience

•Great Plains general ledger and financial reporting experience desirable. Should demonstrate strong Excel and Word skills

•Association management or non-profit experience a plus

•Good written and oral communication skills

•Ability to quickly and accurately assess a situation/issue to determine objectives and next steps for resolution

•Ability to pursue and achieve aggressive goals

•Ability to get behind the numbers in order to drive change and help move the organization to new levels of performance.


What do we offer?

By joining Kellen, you will have the opportunity to own a part of the business and contribute to a collaborative workplace where you can make a difference.  We’ve got great benefits, paid vacation, holidays, ESOP, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more!

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