Accountant
Youth In Need
 Saint Charles, MO

Youth In Need, a nonprofit child and family services agency that is dedicated to building positive futures for the communitys most vulnerable children, teens and families, is seeking a mission-driven Accountant

Salary: $20.19/hour

Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance offered, 12 sick days, 2 floating holidays, 2 weeks vacation, 11 paid holidays, 401k, FSA, HSA, Tuition Assistance

Why come work for YIN?

  • We have been voted one of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Top Workplaces every year since 2013.
  • We are recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as an “exemplary program“.
  • We are nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation.
  • We are a member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis and a recipient of its highest possible quality rating.
  • YIN is a recipient of the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance Seal of Approval and 2018 TORCH Award.
  • Holds a Platinum Seal of Transparencythe highest level of recognitionfrom GuideStar, the world's largest source of information on nonprofit organizations.

Our Diversity Statement:

Believing in the power of potential, Diversity is intentionally embracing and valuing the differences and similarities, both visible and invisible, that make us who we areONE COMMUNITY.

Together our attitudes, actions, policies and physical environment are vital to ensure that all feel comfortable, respected and included regardless of race, sex, gender identity or expression, age, income, faith, ability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or cultural background.

JOB DESCRIPTION

BACKGROUND

Job Title: Accountant

Reports To: Director, Accounting

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

PURPOSE OF JOB

To assist in preparation of monthly financial statements and other agency required reporting along with support for all accounting functions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY NO. 1 15% OF TIME

Description: Maintain accounts receivable

Task No. 1 Collaborate and communicate with program staff for grant billing information

Task No. 2 Reconcile expenses and compile documentation for invoice preparation and processing of reimbursement from funder

Task No. 3 Record and track payments, including providing fiscal summaries to Program Directors, CFO and CEO

Task No. 4 Reconcile receivable accounts

Task No. 5 Maintain detailed documentation to support submitted invoice and be able to present to audit team

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY NO. 2 10% OF TIME

Description: Budgets

Task No. 1 Assist with the budgeting of federal, state, local and foundation budgets based on the grant requirements and program narratives

Task No. 2 Review for reasonableness and compliance with related regulations and agency policies and procedures

Task No. 3 Prepare related budget justifications based on the approved budget and the program narrative

Task No. 4 Monitor progress of actual activity against budget and report to appropriate agency personnel via the agreed upon method

Task No. 5 Assist in grant submission in GABI system

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY NO. 3 25% OF TIME

Description: Reporting

Task No. 1 Assist in preparation of monthly schedules as needed

Task No. 2 Complete federal grant reporting as required by funder

Task No. 3 Prepare monthly Foster Care report

Task No. 4 Prepare Parent Committee Funds report

Task No. 5 Prepare quarterly Multiple Worksite report

Task No. 6 Fulfill inter-departmental requests for financial information

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY NO. 4 40% OF TIME

Description: Accounts Payable

Task No. 1 Review, code and enter specifically identified vendor account invoices

Task No. 2 Set up and initiate vendor payments via agency credit card

Task No. 3 Record cash disbursement entries in the general ledger

Task No. 4 Collect and maintain appropriate ID numbers for vendors

Task No. 5 Prepare and submit annual 1099s and St. Louis City E6 disbursements report

Task No. 6 Back up all accounts payable functions when needed

Task No. 7 Maintain purchase order system

Task No. 8 Track travel expenses

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY NO. 5 5% OF TIME

Description: Contracts

Task No. 1 Maintain the list and documentation of agency wide contracts to include COIs

Task No. 2 Communicate with departments on a timely basis regarding contract

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITY NO. 6 5% OF TIME

Description: Reconciliations

Task No. 1 Reconcile medical, dental, vision, and life/disability expense and employee deductions with payroll

Task No. 2 Reconcile monthly bank and credit card statements

Task No. 3 Reconcile cell phones and other agency equipment, allocate invoices

Task No. 4 Maintain phone stipend listing and reconcile with payroll

Task No. 5 Track TLP/SAP saving account and reconcile to G/L, report to Youth Programs

Task No. 6 Reconcile general ledger accounts as needed

Task No. 7 Maintain listing of daycare partner clients

Required Education and Credentials

  • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance or related area
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities

KNOWLEDGE

  • Individual must be sensitive to the socioeconomic and cultural characteristics of the service population.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office products and ability to navigate computerized accounting software.
  • Accounting principles
  • Ability to be CPR certified preferred

EXPERIENCE

  • 2-3 Years of accounting experience preferred

SKILLS

  • Computer usage and data entry
  • Problem solving and analytical
  • Strong organization
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

This job operates in an office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

When performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and write. Must be able to sit at a desk and use a computer for extended periods of time.

DRIVING REQUIREMENTS

  • Drivers License Required
  • Local travel required.
  • Must be insurable under Youth In Need auto liability coverage (see Employment Screening Policy).

Youth In Need serves children, young people and families of many racial and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and religious beliefs, and we seek a workforce that reflects that diversity. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent in this position. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities expected to meet job standards.

YIN is committed to equal opportunities for all applicants and employees without regard to ability/disability, age, ancestry, color, cultural background, faith/religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, income, marital status, national origin, political belief/affiliation, pregnancy, race, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.