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Staff Accountant

Company: Community Solutions for Children, Families and Ind
Location: Gilroy
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: General Ledger AccountantJOB CLASSIFICATION: Accountant II, Exempt, Non-UnionREPORTING RELATIONSHIP: ControllerSUMMARY:Community Solutions has an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to continue their Accounting career as a Staff/General Ledger Accountant. In this role, you will join a dedicated and passionate team, a friendly work environment with a great work/life balance and an opportunity to enhance your skills.Reporting to our Controller, you will be a key player in maintaining the integrity of the organization's general ledger accounts by maintaining accurate and compliant financial documents, analysis of accounting records, and ensuring compliance in accounting reports. We are a mission-driven Agency that creates opportunities, changes lives and celebrates success. This full-time opportunity is based out of our Gilroy Headquarters and is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.Who we are: Since our founding as a teen drop-in center in 1972, Community Solutions is now one of the most comprehensive nonprofit human services agencies in Santa Clara County and the surrounding areas. We provide broad range mental health services to more than 6,400 clients annually, helping our clients to overcome the challenges posed by mental health issues and trauma.The Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Qualifications and Knowledge:Did you know that research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications? Please understand that no one ever meets 100% of the capabilities. If much of this describes you, we encourage you to apply. This might be the right next role for you if you have:Minimum of 2 years' experience working with General Ledger.High degree of attention to detail and multi-tasking.Knowledge of basic Accounting functions, systems, and financial record keeping.Highly skilled to comprehend and communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing in English.Maintain audit trail to ensure of no errors or inconsistencies.Prior experience with account systems and comfort navigating technology.Proficient with MS Systems (Excel. Outlook, SharePoint, Teams) and Adobe.Demonstrates cultural competency by effectively working with people differing in value systems, ethnicity, cultural backgrounds, language capabilities and disabilities. Treats all staff and clients as individuals with empathy and respect.Highly motivated strong team player with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.Experience meeting deadlines and managing concurrent projects and time-sensitive tasks.Preferred:Knowledgeable in Excel formulas for accounting, including V/XLOOLUP and pivot tables.Prior non-profit accounting experience.What You'll Be Doing in This Role:Perform month end closing entries.Process monthly grant invoicing.Maintain all grant invoice record for year-end auditing.File and maintain all journal entries for internal and audit purposes.Monthly account reconciliation to Balance Sheet.Monthly bank reconciliation.Gathering supporting documentation and performing recordkeeping.Support with year-end financial statement audits.Collaborate with internal departments/staff to gather, analyze, and interpret financial information.Review grant and contract documents for terms and conditions.Assist with automating processes and procedures.Performs other Ad hoc duties and assists on special projects as assigned.Respond to internal and external requests in a timely manner.Attends and participates in Agency meetings and trainings as required.Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:Community Solutions is deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are a team of dedicated professionals with backgrounds as diverse as the impact we achieve. We are committed to diversity in our workforce and equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.Working at Community Solutions:The hourly range for this role is $30 - $31, equivalent to $62,400-64,480. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, licensures, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package and encourages strong work-life balance. We believe in supporting the whole person by providing:Medical, dental and vision 100% of premiums paid by employer for full-time employees and eligible dependent children403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% employer match3-weeks paid vacation to start13 paid holidays as well as 96 sick hours per year and self-care timeLongevity bonusesGenerous family leaveStaff learning and development and robust in-house training opportunitiesEmployee-led Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resource GroupPhysical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to both sit and stand for extended periods, talk and hear, and use office equipment; occasional need to lift and move objects up to 25lbs.Work Environment and Location: This position is located within commutable distance to our Gilroy headquarters and is open to a hybrid work schedule.Special Requirements:Must be able to meet and receive a criminal records clearance as required by specific programs, licensing regulations and Community Solutions practices.License: Possess a valid California driver's license, current car insurance and a good driving record as documented by a DMV report and consistent with the Agency's liability insurance requirements.Requires an automobile to perform routine job duties.COVID-19 Vaccination: Please note that Community Solutions has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and clients. As a condition of employment, Community Solutions employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.Note: This job description outlines primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but is not intended to be a comprehensive description of job responsibilities. We expect each employee to offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as an employee for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Keywords: Community Solutions for Children, Families and Ind, Gilroy , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Gilroy, California

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