Boys & Girls Clubs of America

  • Staff Accountant

    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/12/2018 11:40 AM)
    Job ID
    Accounting Services
    Atlanta, GA
  • Overview



    Under the direction of and in collaboration with the Accounting Manager, Alliances the Accountant is responsible for recording, analyzing, and reporting accounting transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for the Accounting Department.



    • Assist the Accounting Manager, Alliances in the maintenance, processing, recording, and reporting of accounting transactions  for multiple Alliances
    • Assist the Accounting Manager, Alliances to obtain financial record, award letters, grant documents, board rosters and other financial information from all the alliances and maintain a log of all awards received
    • Record all cash receipts in the accounting system and ensure appropriate supporting documents are received for deposits made by the alliances.
    • Reconcile bank statements to General Ledger cash accounts on a monthly basis and follow up on outstanding items
    • Review and prepare requests for payments to vendors and prepare request for processing after ensuring that they are in compliance with organization policies.  Ensure all documents are filed in appropriate vendor files
    • Assist the Accounting Manager, Alliances to implement and release “Funding Holds” consistently across the board for federal, state and private sector grants to Clubs
    • Prepare journal entries in the accounting system to record month end transactions and adjustments.
    • Perform analysis of balance sheet accounts. Examine and review the detailed line items that comprise an account every month. Identify incorrect entries recorded and prepare the necessary adjustments to correct the balances.
    • Monitor and collect quarterly financial statements for the alliances for review and discussion with Accounting Manager, Alliances and follow up with respective Alliances, if necessary, for additional information.


    • Assist in the preparation of various lead schedules and financial reports for year-end audit, and provide requested information and respond to questions regarding schedules.
    • Perform special projects or assignments as required by Supervisor.
    • Demonstrate BGCA mission driven I*CARE values, and integrate these beliefs into our environment and ways of work
    • Adhere to organizational policies and procedures as described in BGCA's Employee Handbook, Ethics Policy and elsewhere.



    Bachelor of Arts degree with emphasis in Accounting or education/experience equivalency.



    0-2 years experience in corporate accounting environment, preferably in a non-profit environment



    Working knowledge of standard and advanced accounting theories, principles and fund accounting in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles is essential. Knowledge of computerized accounting software, Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications are essential.


    Environmental and Working Conditions:

    Normal internal office environment.


    Physical and Mental Requirements:

    Ability to exchange, clearly and concisely: ideas, facts, and/or technical information and guidance, in person, by telephone, fax or correspondence.  Ability to apply problem solving and analytical skills to carry out detailed instructions. Physical requirements include: sight, sitting for four plus hours a day, stooping; skills essential for successful communications including speaking and writing.


    No relocation offered


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