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Summary

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi seeks an accountant to manage various accounting and financial areas for its member chapters. The Chapter Finance Accountant will serve as a trusted financial resource for Phi Kappa Phi’s Chapter Development Department and individual member chapters, as well as providing vital support in the Finance Department and management of special projects as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer. The position will be located at the Society’s national office in Baton Rouge. Submit resume and cover letter to careers@phikappaphi.org. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: 

  • Chapter accounting and finance:
    • Manage all accounts payable and accounts receivable records and transactions between the national Phi Kappa Phi office and 325+ individual chapters across the country.
    • Work collaboratively and maintain continuous communications with the Chapter Development Department regarding the status of chapter financial matters.
    • Serve as an educational resource for the Chapter Development Department and individual chapters for finance, accounting, tax and other related areas.
    • Monitor chapter officer contact information and other organization details necessary to ensure accurate and timely payment to chapters, and the updating of accurate data in the national accounting system.
    • Assist chapters with maintaining group tax exemption status with the Internal Revenue Service.
    • Monitor chapter 990 filings to ensure continuous tax-exempt status.
    • Maintain and reconcile current list of chapter escrow accounts and balances per Phi Kappa Phi bylaws.
    • Serve as a key team member in the implementation of a new chapter finance accounting system, Bill Highway (2021). Provide resources and support as necessary to individual chapters.
  • Finance Department:
    • Serve as a vital member of the Finance Department and provide backup support for the Accountant and Member Records Coordinator.
    • Manage special projects as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer.

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Accurate and thorough attention to detail.
  • Outstanding organizational skills necessary to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines across a multitude of projects.
  • Proficient with not-for-profit accounting and database systems, Excel, and other MS Office software products.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business field is required.
  • Experience with not-for-profit accounting is preferred.

About The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Phi Kappa Phi inducts approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni annually. The Society has chapters on more than 325 select colleges and universities in the United States and the Philippines. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify. The Society's mission is "To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engage the community of scholars in service to others."

Since its founding, more than 1.5 million members have been initiated. The Society awards more than $1 million each year to qualifying members through graduate fellowships, undergraduate study abroad grants, member and chapter awards, and grants for local and national literacy initiatives. For more information, visit www.PhiKappaPhi.org.

 

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

7576 Goodwood Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

800-804-9880