Staff Accountant

Posted: 08/27/2023

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position requires a blend of solid technical accounting skills and customer service skills. Regular interaction with various departments is required. Must be comfortable working with multiple software systems that can have some areas of user interface complexity. The following reflects the organization’s definition of essential functions for the job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending • Provide technical support for accounting systems and transaction coding • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process • Provide input into department’s goal setting process • Prepare financial statements according to schedule • Assist with tax audits and tax returns • Assist with internal and external audits to ensure compliance • Support month-end and year-end close process • Liaise with various department managers to improve financial procedures EXPERIENCE: • 4-year accounting degree preferred or professional related experience required • GL accounting or public accounting experience a plus • Experience working with complex software is a plus • Mortgage accounting knowledge is a plus • Construction accounting experience is a plus • Retail accounting experience is a plus • Intermediate to advanced computer and Excel skills required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: • A strong belief in Habitat’s mission and a desire to engage others in the organization’s work • Behaviors and interactions accurately reflect cultural values outlined in the Cultural Blueprint above • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to flex style to communicate clearly, professionally, and sensitively with diverse audiences of internal and external customers including coworkers, volunteers, and vendors • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound decision making, take initiative and manage up and laterally when needed • Comfortable working independently with proven ability to develop and maintain professional, positive, and collaborative functional relationships with staff, volunteers, and vendors • Position requires extreme attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality • Proven organizational skills to set priorities, maximize efficiency and consistently meet deadlines • Experience working with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds is preferred PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS NECESSARY TO PERFORM THIS JOB: • A Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) will be run for insurance purposes • Valid driver’s license and ability to be insured under the company’s insurance policy is prerequisite; occasional driving required • Ability to travel to and from meetings and appointments in locations and times when public transportation is?unavailable • Must be able to pass background and credit checks The expected starting annual salary range for this position is $56,000 - $65,400, with consideration given for candidates who exceed the preferred requirements and possess extensive experience above the minimum requirements. The full annual salary range for this position is $55,400 - $75,400. Benefits available include medical, dental and vision insurance options; 401k savings match; paid Life Insurance and AD&D policy; Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Paid Time Off for vacation, sick, holidays, floating holidays, Healthy Families Workplace Act (HFWA) Leave; Parental Leave and paid time to volunteer. Please apply by copying and pasting the following link in your browser: Or visit our Careers Page: