Junior Staff Accountant

Exciting career opportunity for a Junior Staff Accountant.


YMCA of South Palm Beach County


Boca Raton, FL 33433-3549

Job Description

This position, under the direction of the Director of Accounting, is responsible for all financial accounting transactions stemming from development and fundraising activities and will provide accounting and finance development support Association-wide along with responsibility for data administration, Annual Campaign Pledges and donations, special events, managing grant funds, invoices, cash receipts, and other special projects as may be assigned.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business or Accounting

· 3-5 years of related experience

· A proven track record of academic and professional excellence

· Experienced and skilled in A/P, A/R and Collections

· Must be detailed oriented with the ability to provide accurate and timely information

· Excellent mathematical and computational skills

· Excellent computer skills – must have strong proficiency in Excel

· Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

· Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment and through collaboration

· Ability to adhere to Fiscal policies and procedures

· Ability to adhere to GAAP

· Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required

· Ability to apply strong problem-solving techniques

· A strong sense of maturity and responsibility are required for this job.

· Must be open-minded with a willingness to learn new systems and processes

· Must be a quick learner

· Ability to adapt, quickly, to a new environment

· Must be highly confidential

· Familiarity with non-profit accounting preferred

Essential Functions

· Manages accounting functions for all donor pledges, including recording of pledges, invoicing, cash receipts, and month-end close reports

· Generates financial reports, as needed

· Serves as accounting point person for Annual Campaign

· Prepare and mail monthly billing statements

· Grant management, accounting and analysis

· Assist VP/CFO and Senior Accountant with special projects

· Comply with internal controls and best practices

· Provide information for auditors and other special projects

· Responsibility for donor systems and database management


  • Must complete successful criminal background check and drug screen.

  • All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. The YMCA promotes an equal employment opportunity work place which includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise qualified disabled applicants and employees. Please see your manager should you have any questions about this policy or these job duties.

  • This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

· Mission and Community Oriented: Accepts and demonstrates YMCA values. Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them.

· People Oriented: Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

· Results Oriented: Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.

Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Supports fundraising. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately.

· Personal Development Oriented: Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths

and limitations and how they impact relationships. Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process.

Required Certifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business or Accounting


$35,000.00 - $45,000.00

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

Feb. 28, 2020

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