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Staff Accountant

Fresno, CA

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Not applicable
Full time
Associate Degree

Published on 21 Sep 2019

Expires on 21 Sep 2019

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Staff Accountant


Under the direction of the Controller, this position is responsible for the timely and accurate handling of cash, bank deposits, payables, and other finance-related duties. 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Prepare all bank deposits in a timely manner.
  2. Maintain cash receipts in the accounting software system including all deposits, fees, and interest.
  3. Data entry of all designation check registers.
  4. Processing of campaign pledges for data entry into accounting systems.
  5. Reconcile and process quarterly campaign distribution checks.
  6. A/P, A/R, P/R, and all petty cash disbursements.
  7. Processing accounts payable ensuring they are reviewed and approved by the appropriate person.
  8. Prepare weekly aging reports for review and approval.
  9. Responsible for new vendor set up.
  10. Processing annual 1099 forms accurately and timely.
  11. Maintain organized finance department files.
  12. Assist as needed with other finance functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Expertise

  1. Experience in all phases of basic accounting (A/R, A/P, multiple accounts)
  2. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  A minimum of an associate’s degree or equivalent is required.
  3. A minimum of 2 years’ nonprofit work experience.
  4. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and accounting software.
  5. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously on a continual basis.
  6. Strong communication – ability to read and comprehend instructions, memos, correspondence, along with writing correspondence.
  7. Strong math skills.
  8. Ability to apply a common sense understanding to carry out instructions.