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Accounting Associate

Company: Cocoon House
Location: Everett
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

At Cocoon House we empower young people, families, and communities in Snohomish County to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing, and prevention. We are currently seeking an Accounting Associate to join our team in Everett, WA as an essential team member in achieving this mission. Our Accounting Associate will perform a wide variety of financial activities related to the accurate processing of payment for approved invoice/contract payments; processing of cash receipts; recording, updated and reconciling fiscal information; and providing instructions and/or accounting support to other personnel in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Essential FunctionsAccounts Payable:-- Assemble, review and verify vendor invoices for accuracy and approval-- Review weekly employee reimbursements and check requests for accuracy and approval-- Code vendor invoices and employee reimbursements for timely payment-- Enter payables data in Abila Sage MIP system -- Process checks and electronic payments, including signature follow up and mailing.-- Perform various account reconciliations and work to resolve any discrepancies -- Respond to vendor inquiries-- Copy and timely filing of receipts for grant billing.-- Maintain accurate vendor files.Accounts Receivable / Cash Receipts:-- Process incoming funds (cash, checks and credit cards) and apply to proper accounts-- Prepare bank deposit-- Research and resolve payment discrepancies-- Reconcile customer accounts-- Maintain cash receipts files and records-- Reconcile cash receipt transactions with DCR transaction logOther Duties:-- Process petty cash and gift cards-- Maintain gift card inventory-- Maintain confidentiality of organization information-- Assist in processing Payroll bi-weekly.-- Assist with month end closing-- Assist in annual audit preparation.QualificationsOne to three years' experience in Accounts Payable or other accounting rolesTwo-year Accounting-related degree preferredStrong desire to make a difference in our community.Naturally curious and inquisitive and ready to pick up the phone to get something done.See challenges encountered as puzzles to be solved.Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Ability to work well as part of a team. Computer skills required with proficiency in MS Office suite to include Excel, Word and Outlook. Benefits:Medical, Dental, and Vision health options with employer contribution403(b) retirement plan w/ match21 days of PTO accrued in first year10 agency-recognized holidaysPaid training & testing: CPR/first aid, food handler's permit, blood borne pathogens, abuse awareness, TB testing, and additional in-depth practical trainingsPay Scale:$22-25/hr DOECandidates with lived experience, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply! Must be able to pass a DSHS background checkMust have the ability to run up and down indoor and outdoor stairwells in case of youth emergency.Communicate effectively with youth, staff, other programs, vendors and the public, both orally and in writing.Hear voice conversations and alarms.Possess close vision, far vision, side vision, depth perception, visual ability to read a variety of materials.Dexterity of hands and fingers to reach, handle and operate telephone, computer keyboardEmotional/Psychological Factors: ability to make decisions and concentrate; frequent contact with others including some public contact; frequent deadlines and time-limited assignmentsPerson must be able to lift heavy boxes and/or sit at a desk for eight hoursPI208176922

Keywords: Cocoon House, Everett , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Everett, Washington

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