General Ledger Accountant

  • Washington, USA
  • Jun 22, 2022

Job Description


This is a Full-time position, ranging from $47,755.50 - $53,118.00 annually.

COMPETITIVE BENEFITS INCLUDE:Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability
Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account
Generous paid time off, 15 days vacation, 13 days of paid holiday's and paid sick time
CCS/CHS 403(b) Employee Saving Plan
Employee assistance program
Lots of room for advancement.

Who We Are:

At CCS/CHS we strive to make a difference in the lives of those individuals, children, families, and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism. We actively join with others to work for justice. Join us and make a difference in your community!

Job Summary:

Under minimal supervision, help maintain the organization's accounting and financial reporting functions.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile all bank and investment accounts using the reconciliation process in accounting software.
  • Assist in and research bank exception items, stop payments, and other banking activities as assigned
  • Assist in reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries for prepaids, fixed assets, etc.
  • Assist in monthly close and recording journal entries
  • Reconcile payroll benefits and deductions between the general ledger and the payroll system
  • Download reports from payroll system to Excel and format for upload to database
  • Import payroll and benefits monthly from payroll system to accounting system using Excel templates
  • Prepare accounts payable requests
  • Upload budgets to accounting software from Excel
  • Review intercompany accounts and prepare billing
  • Assist in preparation for all audits by providing schedules, documentation and other requests from auditors and grantors during year
  • Upload payroll checks to positive pay system and remove stale checks from positive pay

Other duties and responsibilities for KC Accounting:

  • Review department procedures and work with Director of Accounting and Director of Finance to improve processes
  • Review assigned contracts billing to ensure compliance with contracts
  • Review procedures for compliance with GAAP and 2 CFR 200.
  • Assist in the development of training for non-accounting staff as it relates to accounting and compliance
  • Assists as needed with accounts payable and receivable and other financial tasks and issues
  • Works with program managers as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: (level of experience determines the level of the job from entry level to advanced)
  • Must have a strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles. High level of general ledger reconciliation skills of complex accounts requiring interpretation and analysis of accounting theories and best practices.
  • Detail-orientated with strong attention to follow through and ability to prioritize.
  • Curious nature with a desire to problem solve.
  • Strong communication, organization and time management skills.
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to keep information in the strictest confidence
  • An understanding of the federal A-133 and A-122 requirements for grants, plus the ability to research any other related federal accounting / compliance requirements (CFR's) that apply to contracts. Working knowledge of contract terms and conditions in government contracts pertaining to accounting.
  • Preparation of informational reports for management decision making using computerized software packages.
  • Experience in a nonprofit, government funded, or social services environment.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited university.
  • 2 years of increasing professional responsibility in non-profit accounting.
  • Public accounting experience preferred.
  • Strong written and oral interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, especially in MS Excel and accounting software packages.


  • Skilled with MS Office (Excel, Word, Teams and Outlook specifically)
  • Experience with Sage accounting software MAS 200 and the Sage ERP 100.
  • Experience with ADP.
  • Experience with any other financial report creator such as F9, FRX, and Crystal Reports