Job Description

Senior Accountant

Location:Phoenix, AZ

The Senior Accountant role supports the daily functions of the accounting department and collaborates with the team to ensure timely completion of month end. The position reports to the Accounting Manager and is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the general ledger as well as providing high-level support to the Accounting Manager. The Senior Accountant will assist with preparation of month-end financial statements as well as support Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Accounts Receivable.


* Prepare monthly government grant invoicing
* Develop budgets and narratives for government grants
* Assist Staff Accountant II in bi-weekly payroll process including employee updates, timecard policy adherence, and timecard approvals; serves as primary backup for payroll processing
* Provides guidance to Accounts Payable Specialist and Accounts Receivable Specialist
* Review for accuracy accounts payable invoices for proper coding and approvals
* Assist Staff Accountant I with corporate credit card program
* Assist team with processing donations received via mail as needed
* Ensure proper controls are maintained for revenue
* Assist in month and year end closings including preparing and posting journal entries with corresponding support
* Reconcile and analyze balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure transactions are recorded accurately
* Review and analyze monthly financial statements and reports
* Manage and serve as primary contact for annual financial and single audits, as well as various program audits throughout the year.
* Frequently review company policies and internal controls and recommend improvements
* Execute special projects as assigned and be prepared to assist other team members as needed
* Other duties as assigned


* Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or combination of education and experience
* 3-5 years of accounting experience
* Thorough knowledge of accrual based accounting as well as understanding of financial statements
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Navision Accounting software is preferred
* Experience processing payroll in Paylocity is preferred
* Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
* Detail oriented and able to balance multiple projects
* Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions
* Intermediate Excel skills
* Thorough understanding of GAAP and non-profit accounting principles and practices
* Must maintain the highest standard of accuracy and confidentiality

Salary range is $70-75K. St. Mary’s offers a generous compensation package which includes medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, PTO, employer paid life insurance and more. This is your chance to make a difference. Join our Mission to alleviate hunger.

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