Cash Accounting Specialist


About the Cash Accounting Specialist position:

Under general supervision of Assistant Controller, the Cash Accounting Specialist processes payments for all assigned accounts and prepares bank deposits as needed.

The Cash Accounting Specialist is a full-time position working 40 hours a week, reports to the Assistant Controller and is part of a dedicated fiscal team. The ideal candidate has previous accounts receivable experience and a familiarity with bookkeeping and accounting procedures.

Essential Functions:

  1. Records all lockbox deposits and mail deposits daily.
  2. Applies payments to donor’s pledge accounts.
  3. Researches payment related questions.
  4. Processes credit card payments and credits as needed.
  5. Prepares daily report of web credit card transactions and reconciles to Web Processor report.
  6. Prepares Journal entries and applies payments for Web Transactions.
  7. Prepares adjustments to donor accounts as needed.
  8. Prepares routine journal entries.
  9. Prepares weekly collection report.
  10. Prepares account reconciliations as needed.
  11. Prepares excel import to CRM system.
  12. Files and processes all work related materials regularly.
  13. Interacts professionally on a regular basis with staff.
  14. Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed.

Required Qualifications:

Education, Training and/or Experience:
  1. High school diploma or GED.
  2. Minimum 3 years previous experience in an office environment.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
  1. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, with internet use.
  2. High attention to detail, follow-up, self-motivated, proactive and solution focused.
  3. Ability to maintain established record-keeping system and office procedures.
  4. Ability to express self effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  5. Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with staff in a personable and professional manner.
  6. Ability to work independently with general direction.
  7. Maintains a high level of energy and a consistent positive attitude.
  8. Ability to manage high volumes of work at peak times of year.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Associate’s Degree
  2. 3 years in accounting or bookkeeping position

If you are qualified and interested in this exceptional opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter, in a pdf format, to .

Our Benefits

  • Affordable medical and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday, and sick days
  • 403(b) plan
  • Life insurance
  • Long term disability
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)