Staff Accountant

Position Status: Full Time                     FLSA: Non-Exempt (hourly)      
Supervised by: Associate Executive Director/Director of Finance          

Please email resumes and cover letters to Whitney.Thomas@familyabusecenter.org

General Description and Purpose: The overall responsibility of the Staff Accountant is to assist the Associate Director/Director of Finance with select aspects of the finances of the Family Abuse Center.

Education:
Bachelor's Degree in the field of Accounting

Qualifications:
The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

  • Experience in the field of non-profit or for-profit accounting and/or finance preferred
  • Experience working with QuickBooks

Skills/Abilities:

  • Computer proficiency including, Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and solve practical problems
  • Ability to handle crisis situations with sensitivity and assertiveness
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently and to take initiative
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities
  • Experience working with diverse populations and groups
  • Demonstrates effectiveness in working as both a member of a team
  • Understands appropriate conflict resolution and demonstrates skill in that area
  • Ability to maintain personal balance while accomplishing multiple tasks that require a variety of skills
  • Demonstrates skills of self-direction
  • Ability to receive supervision
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation.

Ongoing/monthly duties:
General bookkeeping functions: processing checks, deposits, preparing general journal entries for depreciation, accrued expenses, accrued interest receivable, etc.

  • Performs payroll function.
  • Prepare financial and accounting documents, reports and statements in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.  
  • Ensure safeguarding of financial records and equipment assets.
  • Assist with monitoring and projecting cash flow.
  • As needed, act as a back-up receptionist by helping to answer and direct calls, administer the telephone system, greet and announce clients/visitors and process incoming and outgoing mail and faxes

Annual Duties:

  • Assist in the development of the organization’s annual budget.
  • Assist with analyzing short-term and long-term fiscal goals and project cash requirements. 

One Time Projects:

  • Evaluate areas where increased use of software will benefit the organization.
  • Develop and implement training schedule for increased software usage.
  • Assist with developing, implementing, and testing written financial management policies and operating procedures.

Licenses/Credentials

  • None