St. Vincent de Paul of San Francisco



The Accountant is responsible for:

Ø Monthly reconciliation of all Balance Sheet Accounts and collaborating with key staff in resolving and analyzing variances

Ø Monthly donor database /revenue reconciliations and resolving variances, if any

Ø Monthly journal entries (including, but not limited to) depreciation, prepaid expense, expense allocations and general cash deposits and intra-company cash transfer transactions

Ø Weekly analysis and approval of Accounts Payable invoices and correcting/classifying account codes as deemed necessary

Ø Regular monitoring of fixed assets including reclassification, analysis of acquisitions and asset retirements, as well as journal entry adjustments

Ø Review journal entries and reconciliations prepared by other staff members, effecting corrections when necessary

Ø Maintain Journal Entry, Cash Receipt and Accounts Payable files for the Finance Department

Ø Monthly preparation of documentations required by contract funders for expense reimbursement

Ø Annual preparation of various audit schedules and work papers

Ø Annual preparation of business property statements, welfare exemptions, and property taxes

Ø Prepare unclaimed wages/escheats as needed

Ø Manage and document usage, purchase, and distribution of gift cards, as well as reconciling the account on a monthly basis

Ø Assist the Controller in analyzing account variances at month end close or as necessary

Ø 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.


Ø Minimum of 3-5 years progressively responsible accounting experience, preferably in a not-for-profit organization.

Ø Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Significant relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Ø Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and The Financial Edge accounting software.

Ø Ability to complete work within required deadlines.

Ø Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

Ø Ability to work independently and also contribute and collaborate as a team member.

Ø Average data entry speed and accuracy.

Ø 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.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter with your resume for consideration to: