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 will play a key role in the Finance Department and in the overall mission of our non-profit. This position is responsible for assisting in bi-weekly payroll processing, month-end close and completing monthly account reconciliations. 


*     Assist in bi-weekly payroll process including employee updates, timecard policy adherence, & timecard approvals
*     Calculate and post journal entries for payroll and 401(k) withholdings
*     Calculate life and disability monthly invoices
*     Review accuracy of accounts payable invoices for proper coding and approvals
*     Prepare journal entry and reconcile monthly investments for multiple accounts
*     Prepare monthly journal entries with corresponding support as part of month end close
*     Reconcile & analyze balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure transactions are recorded accurately
*     Train corporate cardholders on proper policies regarding electronic receipt management
*     Order and oversee proper controls of company gift cards
*     Process and log daily donations received via mail
*     Oversee annual workers comp audit through a partnership with HR
*     Prepare requested documents and respond to inquiries for the 401(k) audit
*     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
*     Experience processing payroll in Paylocity 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 simultaneously while meeting deadlines
*     Intermediate Excel skills
*     Must maintain the highest standard of accuracy and confidentiality

Salary starting range is $50,000-60,000/annually. 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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