Staff Accountant

Do you enjoy working with numbers and providing excellent customer service? Check out our Staff Account role with Y-USA!
Job Description

Thisindividualwillberesponsibleforgeneralaccountingfunctionswitha primary focuson general accounting, billing, accountsreceivable and cash receipts. 



•Minimum 4 years of professional experience in accounting is required

•Professional experience in public accounting is preferred

•Ability to analyze and interpret financial statements is required

•Must possess excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

•Must possess the ability to handle confidential information with great sensitivity and attention to detail including securing sensitive information

•Intermediate skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and accounting programs are required

•Strong time management and organizational skills are required

•Strong attention to detail and the ability to collaborate and partner with a diverse client base is required

•Excellent customer service skills are required

•Must possess flexibility to cross-train in other functional areas of Financial Services, including contributing to special projects

•Commitment to the YMCA character development values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility


Essential Functions

•Processes and records incoming payments, including check deposit, ACH, wire and credit card batching

•Processes and records bank returns, customer refunds and other credits

•Processes A/R invoices and related journal entries, including recurring entries

•Records pledges, trusts, grants or other revenue-related activity 

•Reconciles subsidiary ledgers & systems, ensuring accuracy and quality of data recorded in general ledger

•Performs month-end close activities, including preparation of aging and/or closing reports

•Coordinates collection efforts for outstanding balances through internal and external communications & reporting

•Prepares balance sheet reconciliations and resolves exceptions in financial records 

•Prepares bank reconciliations for assigned accounts

•Assists in preparation of financial statements for affiliate entity

•Compiles data for financial reports, creates reports/spreadsheets using Excel and other financial software. 

•Acts as key liaison between Finance and internal departments of YMCA of the USA in all matters relating to payments to YMCA of the USA

•Complies with records management legal requirements and Y-USA’s policies, and facilitates the electronic storage & retrieval of all related records

•Performs other duties as assigned



This position will ensure good stewardship through efficiency of accounting and financial processes.  This individual will be responsible for accurate and timely billing, recording, and payment application for all revenue transactions for YMCA of the USA. This position is highly visible to internal and external clients and must maintain a high customer service standard at all times.