Staff Accountant

Opportunity for ownership in the Finance & Accounting Department working with a great team doing meaningful work in a great location. 
Job Description
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading non-profit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. This role manages the general ledger, accounts payable and receivables functions. This role is an on-site position.     Benefits: 
  • Free family membership for full-time staff
  • Program, camp and child care discounts and member benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance with funded Health Reimbursement Account (FT Only)
  • Company-sponsored Life Insurance (FT Only)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability (FT Only)
  • Retirement Savings Plan and Pension Eligibility
  • National Training with Y of the USA
  • Supporting and becoming part of a strong community
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) (FT Only) 
  • 4 Year Degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of experience in an accounting role. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel. 
  • Ability to navigate accounting technology and reporting systems. 
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to audit work efficiently. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Comprehends Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). 
  • Ability to multi-task in an office environment. 
Essential Functions
  • Prepare standard journal entries for booking into the general ledger. 
  • Process and manage financial reports. 
  • Support financial accounting and reporting objectives by processing and documenting accounts payable. 
  • Prepare daily financial reporting & analysis to appropriate departments. 
  • Produce month-end balance sheets and income statements for accounts payables. 
  • Open mail. Record receipts daily and review all vendor statements and invoices for processing. 
  • Process all incoming checks, including payments for child care, membership, corporate billing, rental groups, and donations, etc. to ensure receipts are posted and deposited daily. 
  • Create and manage vendor accounts and information in Operations and Accounting. 
  • Ensure vendor invoices and check requests are paid in accordance with authorization and approval policies and follow up on invoices not approved. 
  • Ensure vendor invoices are coded appropriate to the corresponding general ledger account. 
  • Process billing for grants, major donors, and others as needed. 
  • Support Program Directors with budget management. 
  • Produce various reports as needed, including system data exported to Excel for analysis. 
  • Reconcile credit card reports to periodic statements from the bank and follow up on discrepancies. 
  • Reconcile posting care drafts to cash receipts. 
  • Ensure proper levels of approval to ensure audit & compliance. 
  • Ensure accounts receivable reconciliations are performed.
  • Assist with audit prep as part of ongoing business. 
  • Assist Controller & CFO with the Digital Accounting Initiative. 
  • Oversee mail distribution for organization. 
  • Comply with internal control procedures. 
  • Demonstrates the Y Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies


  • Relationships
  • Communication
  • Developing Others
  • Inclusion
  • Innovation
  • Quality Results