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Staff Accountant for Non Profit! Richmond CA

Richmond, California

Direct Hire

$72,000.00 - $80,000.00 per Year


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: C ash Receipts and Banking


• Logging and entering cash receipts (checks, ACH, credit cards, stock donations, etc.) and relevant supporting documentation.


• Collaborating with various team members to obtain all necessary cash receipt documentation and details, optimizing workflows.


• Monitoring bank activities: logging, recording, and approval of all incoming and outgoing flows of funds so general ledger cash and credit card balances are accurate.


• Reviewing all cash and bank postings to ensure accuracy as well as funder and GAAP compliance.


C ash Disbursements and Payables


• Processing vendor and contractor invoices, credit card purchases and payments (ACH, check, credit card, etc.)


• Processing staff and contractor expense reimbursement requests.


• Recording payables, disbursements, expense reimbursement requests, prepaids, and accruals to the general ledger.


• Tracking contractors and payments for accurate year-end reporting of IRS 1099, CA-FTB- 590, and CA-EDD-542.


• Experience using Bill.com, Divvy (Bill Spend & Expense) is a plus.


Invoicing and Receivables


• Preparing funder and donor invoices as directed.


• Recording and managing pledges and pledge payments in the general ledger.


• Organizing disbursement records throughout the accounting cycle to facilitate efficient invoicing and cost reimbursement requests required by funders.


• Following up with donors and other parties to determine the status of unpaid pledges.


• Reviewing all pledge and income postings to ensure accuracy as well as funder and GAAP compliance.


Payroll Accounting


• Preparing and entering payroll journal entries into the general ledger.


• Maintaining 403 (b) participant data and effectuating regular bi-weekly contributions.


• Downloading and saving period, quarter, and annual payroll reports.


• Assisting with year-end reporting for W-2, retirement, and workers compensation.


• Preparing monthly payroll allocation journal entries.


• Ensuring benefits, insurance, tax, and other payments are made timely.


• Reviewing all payroll postings to ensure accuracy as well as funder and GAAP compliance.


General Accounting


• Recording recurring and regular monthly journal entries.


• Recording special and adjusting journal entries as directed.


• Posting cash receipts, cash disbursements, credit card charges, payroll, payroll and shared cost allocations, and month-end closing entries.


• Performing month-end, year-end, and other periodic and special account reconciliations.


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• Reviewing all general ledger postings to ensure accuracy as well as funder and GAAP compliance.


Other Responsibilities


• Supporting month-end closing process and preparation of monthly financial reports.


• Supporting various audits (accounting, 403 (b), worker’s compensation, etc.) and other special projects.


• Supporting budget preparation, modification, entry, and reporting.


• Ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and the organization’s policies, procedures, and contracts.


• Interfacing with internal staff and external parties to answer inquiries, ensure policy compliance, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems.


• Demonstrating solid judgment by making independent decisions guided by established policy and involving a supervisor and other stakeholders when necessary.


• Documenting and updating internal and external policies and workflows to ensure ongoing clarity, transparency, and written documentation of accounting practices.


• Assisting with board and committee meeting materials as needed.


• Assisting with grant and funder reporting as needed.


• Receiving, scanning, filing, and distributing all organizational mail.


• Maintaining accurate and complete records of the organization’s finances and related transactions.


Qualifications and skills include, but are not limited to:


• Completion of any education/path of study that would provide the requisite knowledge of accounting required to perform the duties of the position.


• A minimum of 2 years of bookkeeping/accounting experience in a grant-funded nonprofit setting preferred.


• Experience with MS Excel, Google Workspace (Sheets, Docs, Drive, Gmail, Slides, Forms, etc.), online banking, and bill pay required.


• Extremely organized with strict attention to detail and the ability to set priorities and follow up on tasks to meet deadlines.


• Able to take direction, receive feedback, and adapt to a quickly changing business environment.


• Excellent oral and written communication skills.


• Fundamental commitment to continuous process improvements that helps achieve incremental gains in efficiency and work quality.


• Able to work independently, set priorities, and manage multiple deadlines.


• Able to always maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding financial, personnel, and other private information.


• Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required with the ability to form effective partnerships with key stakeholders at every level of the organization and externally.


• Positive, team-oriented attitude with a can-do approach to problem-solving.


• Demonstrated cultural competency and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people across cultures, ethnic groups, and identities.




Working Conditions:


• Regularly sits at a desk or computer workstation.


• Occasionally lifts, carries, moves and positions objects weighing up to 30 pounds.


• One day per week remote work is possible after successful attainment of all job responsibilities.


Compensation and Benefits


This is a full-time, onsite position working 40 hours per week with an annual salary of $72,000 -


$80,000 (depending on applicable experience) payable bi-weekly. The position is FSLA non-exempt and qualifies for overtime.



● 100% paid Medical (Kaiser- includes Acupuncture & Chiropractic), Dental, and Vision for the employee.


● 100% paid Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for dependent children.


● Flexible Spending Account (FSA)/Health Care FSA


● 403(b) retirement plan with up to a 3% employer contribution.


● Life Insurance


● Long-term disability


● Paid Parent Engagement Leave (20 hours per child)


● Paid Elder Care Leave (20 hours per designated elder)


● Up to 45 days of paid time off (PTO) in your first year, not including 10 days of sick/mental health time off and 5 days of paid COVID sick leave.


● Finally, in addition to the above benefits, all staff receive a monthly phone reimbursement of $75.00 (paid biweekly) and receive a paid lunch break.


Pay Details: $72,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year Search managed by: George Heredia

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy


The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

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Staff Accountant for Non Profit! Richmond CA

LHH

3 days ago

$72,000.00 - $80,000.00 per Year

Direct Hire

Richmond, California


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: C ash Receipts and Banking


• Logging and entering cash receipts (checks, ACH, credit cards, stock donations, etc.) and relevant supporting documentation.


• Collaborating with various team members to obtain all necessary cash receipt documentation and details, optimizing workflows.


• Monitoring bank activities: logging, recording, and approval of all incoming and outgoing flows of funds so general ledger cash and credit card balances are accurate.


• Reviewing all cash and bank postings to ensure accuracy as well as funder and GAAP compliance.


C ash Disbursements and Payables


• Processing vendor and contractor invoices, credit card purchases and payments (ACH, check, credit card, etc.)


• Processing staff and contractor expense reimbursement requests.


• Recording payables, disbursements, expense reimbursement requests, prepaids, and accruals to the general ledger.


• Tracking contractors and payments for accurate year-end reporting of IRS 1099, CA-FTB- 590, and CA-EDD-542.


• Experience using Bill.com, Divvy (Bill Spend & Expense) is a plus.


Invoicing and Receivables


• Preparing funder and donor invoices as directed.


• Recording and managing pledges and pledge payments in the general ledger.


• Organizing disbursement records throughout the accounting cycle to facilitate efficient invoicing and cost reimbursement requests required by funders.


• Following up with donors and other parties to determine the status of unpaid pledges.


• Reviewing all pledge and income postings to ensure accuracy as well as funder and GAAP compliance.


Payroll Accounting


• Preparing and entering payroll journal entries into the general ledger.


• Maintaining 403 (b) participant data and effectuating regular bi-weekly contributions.


• Downloading and saving period, quarter, and annual payroll reports.


• Assisting with year-end reporting for W-2, retirement, and workers compensation.


• Preparing monthly payroll allocation journal entries.


• Ensuring benefits, insurance, tax, and other payments are made timely.


• Reviewing all payroll postings to ensure accuracy as well as funder and GAAP compliance.


General Accounting


• Recording recurring and regular monthly journal entries.


• Recording special and adjusting journal entries as directed.


• Posting cash receipts, cash disbursements, credit card charges, payroll, payroll and shared cost allocations, and month-end closing entries.


• Performing month-end, year-end, and other periodic and special account reconciliations.


Page 3 of 4


• Reviewing all general ledger postings to ensure accuracy as well as funder and GAAP compliance.


Other Responsibilities


• Supporting month-end closing process and preparation of monthly financial reports.


• Supporting various audits (accounting, 403 (b), worker’s compensation, etc.) and other special projects.


• Supporting budget preparation, modification, entry, and reporting.


• Ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and the organization’s policies, procedures, and contracts.


• Interfacing with internal staff and external parties to answer inquiries, ensure policy compliance, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems.


• Demonstrating solid judgment by making independent decisions guided by established policy and involving a supervisor and other stakeholders when necessary.


• Documenting and updating internal and external policies and workflows to ensure ongoing clarity, transparency, and written documentation of accounting practices.


• Assisting with board and committee meeting materials as needed.


• Assisting with grant and funder reporting as needed.


• Receiving, scanning, filing, and distributing all organizational mail.


• Maintaining accurate and complete records of the organization’s finances and related transactions.


Qualifications and skills include, but are not limited to:


• Completion of any education/path of study that would provide the requisite knowledge of accounting required to perform the duties of the position.


• A minimum of 2 years of bookkeeping/accounting experience in a grant-funded nonprofit setting preferred.


• Experience with MS Excel, Google Workspace (Sheets, Docs, Drive, Gmail, Slides, Forms, etc.), online banking, and bill pay required.


• Extremely organized with strict attention to detail and the ability to set priorities and follow up on tasks to meet deadlines.


• Able to take direction, receive feedback, and adapt to a quickly changing business environment.


• Excellent oral and written communication skills.


• Fundamental commitment to continuous process improvements that helps achieve incremental gains in efficiency and work quality.


• Able to work independently, set priorities, and manage multiple deadlines.


• Able to always maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding financial, personnel, and other private information.


• Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required with the ability to form effective partnerships with key stakeholders at every level of the organization and externally.


• Positive, team-oriented attitude with a can-do approach to problem-solving.


• Demonstrated cultural competency and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people across cultures, ethnic groups, and identities.




Working Conditions:


• Regularly sits at a desk or computer workstation.


• Occasionally lifts, carries, moves and positions objects weighing up to 30 pounds.


• One day per week remote work is possible after successful attainment of all job responsibilities.


Compensation and Benefits


This is a full-time, onsite position working 40 hours per week with an annual salary of $72,000 -


$80,000 (depending on applicable experience) payable bi-weekly. The position is FSLA non-exempt and qualifies for overtime.



● 100% paid Medical (Kaiser- includes Acupuncture & Chiropractic), Dental, and Vision for the employee.


● 100% paid Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage for dependent children.


● Flexible Spending Account (FSA)/Health Care FSA


● 403(b) retirement plan with up to a 3% employer contribution.


● Life Insurance


● Long-term disability


● Paid Parent Engagement Leave (20 hours per child)


● Paid Elder Care Leave (20 hours per designated elder)


● Up to 45 days of paid time off (PTO) in your first year, not including 10 days of sick/mental health time off and 5 days of paid COVID sick leave.


● Finally, in addition to the above benefits, all staff receive a monthly phone reimbursement of $75.00 (paid biweekly) and receive a paid lunch break.


Pay Details: $72,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year Search managed by: George Heredia

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy


The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

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