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Jr. Staff Accountant

Reports to the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer (CFO/COO)

Summary: Maintain accurate financial transactions and records. Support Accounting Department with financial operations including reconciliations of accounts, payroll, monthly close and year end audit.

Major Responsibilities:

80% Accounting / Bookkeeping:
• Verify, allocate, and post details of business transactions to subsidiary accounts in journals or computer files from documents such as sales slips, invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts on a daily basis so that the general ledger accurately reflects current activity.
• Make transfer of retirement plan withholding and company match to Investment Company after each payroll.
• Reconcile and balance the operating account, other bank accounts as assigned and all subsidiary ledgers, including online credit card receipts and Mission Muffins (internal sales report).
• Reconcile the donor software donations to the general ledger on a monthly basis. Ensure all reconciling entries are made on a timely basis.
• Compile reports to show statistics such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of business.
• Responsible for processing biweekly payroll.
• Responsible for counting and depositing cash related to shelter activities.
• Assist with and prepare documents for the annual audit.

20% Financial Support:
• Coordinate efforts with CFO/COO to support functional operations in Accounting Department.
• Prepare account and activity analysis as requested. Able to generate analytical reports without significant supervision.
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Requirements:
• High School Diploma Required/A.S. Finance or Accounting preferred
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook.
• Advanced knowledge of QuickBooks Pro for Non- profits.
• Experience with Payroll processing software Paycom.
• Clear understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
• Detailed oriented and capable of performing complete reconciliations and thoughtful analysis. Identifies errors and corrects them.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Ability to work on multiple, complex projects simultaneously and see them to completion with minimal supervision.
• Active driver’s license good driving record and reliable transportation.
• An active member in a local Christian church. Agreement with Mission’s Statement of Faith is required.

Physical Demands – must be able to perform the following:
• Generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking, and the ability to intermittently kneel down, stoop, bend at the waist, twist at the waist and reach, or sit for long periods of time.
• Ability to lift up to 20 lbs. (boxes, paper, office supplies, etc.).
• Ability to operate standard office equipment (copier, fax, printers, multi-line phone systems).
• Must have good vision to read print and a computer screen.
• Ability to hear and speak to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone.
• Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to include repetitive keyboarding, grasping, and reaching to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and/or standard office equipment.

Time:  Full-Time
Salary:  Exempt
Category:  Finance

Updated:
3/1/2021 3:21:38 PM

Job Contact:
Carrie Kelley
(202) 745-7118

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PO Box 96763
Washington, DC 20090-6763

(202) 745-7118

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