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Accounting Specialist III

at YMCA of San Diego County

Posted: 8/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 13077

Job Description

Does growing your expertise in Accounting while supporting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility interest you?

At the Y, it’s more than a job – it’s bettering our community.

Ready to join us?

Y our non-profit organization?

  • Complimentary Y Membership for the entire family
  • Opportunities for Professional Growth
  • Community Involvement & Development
  • Benefits Package
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
    • PTO (Sick time, vacation days, personal days and holidays)
    • Retirement Contributions
    • Discounts on Family Programs

What does this role entail?

  • Enforce YMCA Accounting policies and procedures while performing all duties and responsibilities at all times
  • Data entry support to branch Financial Analyst related to budget development and contract monitoring as needed
  • Establish and maintain a variety of physical and electronic files, record-keeping, and tracking systems as required
  • Prepare reports and documentation needed to support internal and external audits
  • Populate and submit request for reimbursements claims to funders monthly
  • Audit/process employee payables (cash advances, expense reports, petty cash)
  • Process and submit accounting adjustments as needed (JV’s, refunds & credits)
  • Process and post all branch related income including fundraising income (End-of-Day responsibilities)
  • Process and maintain independent contractor paperwork
  • Track, maintain and renew vendor contracts and agreements as needed
  • Process and track vendor payables including invoices and check requests
  • Ensure timely processing and accurate coding of financial transactions across multiple cost centers and funding sources including Federal, State, and local as specified
  • Conduct routine audits to maintain integrity of current internal controls processes and procedures
  • Perform transaction research and support as needed by the branch Financial Analyst and other management staff
  • Research variances between budget vs. actual as directed by the branch Financial Analyst

What do I need to bring do the table?

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in related field and/or position related college coursework
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business or related field highly preferred
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications with a strong proficiency in Excel required
  • Previous exposure to accounting software and working knowledge of CCC highly preferred
  • Demonstrate ability to identify issues, investigate solutions, and resolve problems
  • Commitment to providing outstanding customer service with excellent interpersonal communication skills to interface with both internal and external partners
  • Must be detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be self-aware, flexible, adaptable, dependable and teachable
  • Experience working in a high volume, deadline driven environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy work environment
  • Technical knowledge of accounting regulations, policies and procedures
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel throughout San Diego County
  • Strong math and research skills
  • Ability to work within various deadlines and respond to multiple needs while maintaining flexibility to meet unexpected requirements
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation
  • This position requires sitting, standing, and in-putting on a computer for extended periods of time
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification required must be from one of the following certifying organizations: American Red Cross, American Heart Association or American Safety & Health Institute


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