Accountant

St. Louis , MO 63101
1/21/2022

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Position Description

The Accountant is a member of the Finance Team and will assist the Controller in all aspects of the Finance Department functions of the Agency. The Accountant will assist with and prepare invoices, function as a backup to others in finance, collect amounts due, facilitate vendor invoice payments, perform other accounting tasks and assist with grant admin.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist other roles in the Finance Department with copying, scanning and preparing support for billing
• Learn other roles in the Finance Department to be a backup when needed
• Prepare monthly billings to federal, state, local and private entities
• Collecting amounts due from customers
• Organizing, preparing and coding vendor invoices to be paid and gathering invoices to send to accounts payable
• Reconciliation of grant expenditures to General Ledger and SEFA report
• Prepare schedules and assist Controller with internal, governmental and outside auditor requests
• Gather and organize time and preparation of weekly and semi-monthly reports to Archdiocese
• Research and answer problems/issues/questions as needed
• Assist the Controller with monthly/annual closing
• Assist the Controller in the yearly budget process
• Attend Program Ops grant kick-off meetings and prepare grant budgets and reports necessary for grant admin
• Other duties and projects as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• Four year degree from Accredited College or University in Accounting preferred
• High Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and strong knowledge of other Microsoft Office programs
• Relevant experience in an accounting department

SKILLS
• Great attitude with willingness to perform any task in the Finance Department and to help others
• Ability to “hit the ground running”
• Takes ownership of and accountability for assigned work and pride in the finished product
• Highly ethical, adheres to internal controls and policies and reliable
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Attention to details and self-review of work
• Energetic team player wanting to be helpful
• Excellent time management and organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to effectively communicate, especially complex issues that may arise
• Embraces a diverse workplace and client population
• Supports the strategic advancement of St. Patrick Center’s mission to end homelessness

BENEFITS
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Paid life insurance
• Long-term disability insurance
• Flexible spending account
• 403b with company match
• Holiday pay
• Paid time off (self-care days, birthday and personal day)
• Paid paternity and maternity leave
• Paid sick days
• Wellness perks
• Employee appreciation days
• Learning and development resources
• And much more!

Type: Full-time
Pay: $42,000.00 to $47,000.00 per YEAR