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Staff Accountant

Provide accounting/data processing assistance to the Director of Finance.

Kalamazoo, MI

Brief Description

To provide accounting/data processing assistance to the Director of Finance.

Job Responsibilities

Assist with payroll including maintenance of proper accounting records.
Prepares state unemployment reports. Reviews PTO accruals and usage.
Monitors timesheet and activity report collections.
2. Processes accounts payable including invoice management, W-9 and
1099 records.
3. Processes daily deposits and maintains petty cash account.
4. Assists in month-end procedures, including account analysis & accrual
entries. Prepares some financial statements such as GSRP.
5. Assists Director in the preparation of required reports and statistics.
6. Manages Agency accounts receivable.
7. Assists Director with communications with the employees and program
8. Assists Director in developing, maintaining and evaluating accounting

9. Assists Director in monitoring of program budgets.
10. Safeguards confidential information gained as a result of the position.
11. As a YWCA employee, projects a positive image of the Association.
12. Works cooperatively with program participants, YWCA staff and
13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education requirements, certifications, work experience

Associates degree in accounting, business or related field required.
2. A minimum of one-year experience in accounts payable required.
3. A minimum of one-year experience in accounts receivable and payroll
4. Prior experience in the non-profit sector preferred and experience working
with private and public grants.
5. Experience with data entry, word processing and spreadsheets.
6. Experience with Blackbaud/Financial Edge software is preferred.
7. Ability to organize and maintain systems.
8. Effective oral and written communication skills.
9. Ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds.
10. Self-motivated and able to work autonomously.

Familiarization with YWCA Personnel Policies and Mission.

Appropriate training and in-service which will occur during employment.
HOURS OF WORK: Part time. Monday – Friday (5hrs/day). Flexible as a response to program needs and as arranged with supervisor.


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