Job Description

Staff Accountant

Location:Phoenix, AZ

St Mary's Food Bank is currently seeking a Staff Accountant for our busy Finance department. The Staff Accountant is responsible for posting revenues and expenses to the general ledger. The position will assist with month end close including maintaining the fixed asset subledger. Secondary responsibilities include supporting the Data Entry Department.


  •  Record journal entries for daily revenue transactions
  •  Reconcile multiple bank accounts on a monthly basis
  •  Manage all aspects of fixed assets including monthly depreciation, additions, disposals, and asset tagging
  •  Prepare monthly journal entries as part of month end close
  •  Reconcile and analyze balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure transactions are recorded accurately
  •  Train cardholders on electronic receipt management and prepare monthly journal entry
  •  Review for accuracy accounts payable invoices for proper coding and approvals
  •  Manage accounts receivable by ensuring invoices are prepared monthly, payments are collected timely, and statements are sent out consistently
  •  Process unclaimed property as needed
  •  Process and log daily donations received via mail
  •  Assists Senior Accountant with external audit and single audit
  •  Other duties as assigned


  •  Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or combination of education and experience
  •  Thorough knowledge of accrual based accounting as well as understanding of financial statements
  •  Working knowledge of Microsoft Navision Accounting software is preferred
  •  Thorough understanding of GAAP and non-profit accounting principles and practices
  •  Effective communication skills, both written and oral.
  •  Detail oriented and able to balance multiple projects
  •  Intermediate Excel skills

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. 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and salary requirements to:

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