St. Vincent De Paul of San Francisco



The Accountant is responsible for:

  • Monthly reconciliation of all Balance Sheet Accounts and collaborating with key staff in resolving and analyzing variances
  • Monthly donor database /revenue reconciliations and resolving variances, if any
  • Monthly journal entries (including, but not limited to) depreciation, prepaid expense, expense allocations and general cash deposits and intra-company cash transfer transactions
  • Weekly analysis and approval of Accounts Payable invoices and correcting/classifying account codes as deemed necessary
  • Regular monitoring of fixed assets including reclassification, analysis of acquisitions and asset retirements, as well as journal entry adjustments
  • Review journal entries and reconciliations prepared by other staff members, effecting corrections when necessary
  • Maintain Journal Entry, Cash Receipt and Accounts Payable files for the Finance Department
  • Monthly preparation of documentations required by contract funders for expense reimbursement
  • Annual preparation of various audit schedules and work papers
  • Annual preparation of business property statements, welfare exemptions, and property taxes
  • Prepare unclaimed wages/escheats as needed
  • Manage and document usage, purchase, and distribution of gift cards, as well as reconciling the account on a monthly basis
  • Assist the Controller in analyzing account variances at month end close or as necessary
  • Special projects, as assigned from time to time

Desired Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess personal initiative and work collaboratively as a member of a diverse, multi-cultural team. The individual must be professional, organized and have strong attention to detail. The position requires flexibility, self-motivation and dependability.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years progressively responsible accounting experience, preferably in a not-for-profit organization.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Significant relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and The Financial Edge accounting software.
  • Ability to complete work within required deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and also contribute and collaborate as a team member.
  • Average data entry speed and accuracy.
  • Commitment to the mission of St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.

St. Vincent de Paul is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for hire qualified applicants, with arrest and/or conviction records.

Please send a cover letter and resume to