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San Diego , California, United States

Date Posted: 10/07/2013
Categories: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The primary responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include, but are not limited to, general ledger responsibility, financial reporting, sub-ledger reconciliations, as well as budget analysis and other special projects as assigned.

The ideal candidate has 3 or more years of non-profit accounting experience with an accounting degree, CPA preferred. 




  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information


  • Maintains general ledger


  • Journal entries and analysis supporting month-end accounting close


  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other specialized reports


  • Manage, develop, and enforce internal controls, and standard operating procedures


  • Assist in the annual budgeting and planning process


  • Prepare and post monthly payroll entries


  • Post accounts payable and contribution information on a weekly basis


  • Maintain monthly and/or annual fixed asset schedules 


  • Perform monthly bank, payroll, and contribution reconciliations


  • Sales tax calculation and remittance


  • Assist or work independently on special projects as needed




  • Desire to work as a professional in a church and can share their values and mission


  • Experience with QuickBooks


  • Experience with  Microsoft Excel


  • Proven ability to work in a team environment


  • Passion to serve others with excellence


  • Strong written and verbal communications skills


  • Accuracy in daily work and other projects


  • Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines


  • Ability to maintain good working relationships with vendors, volunteers and employees


  • Strong analytical skills – gathering, interpreting and reporting of results


  • Well organized, self motivated and works independently



Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting and at least 3 years experience is preferred


  • A combination of education and experience may be acceptable


  • CPA is a plus