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Staff Accountant – Axios Charlotte


One of the region’s leading affordable housing nonprofits, Habitat Charlotte Region partners with hundreds of families each year through affordable homeownership, home preservation and literacy training. financial. As a Staff Accountant, you will play a vital role in our vision of a world where everyone has a safe and affordable place to live.

Why join Habitat?
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Industry-leading health, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts (health care and dependent care)
• Work/life balance supported by generous PTO
• Opportunities for career development and promotion
• Relaxed work environment
• Retirement planning a 403(b) with 3% organizational match

Basic functions:
Use accounting skills to process accounts payable, accounts receivable and record other financial transactions in the general ledger. Work with retail departments to record sales and other activities, and process month-end transactions.

Essential functions:
• Work closely with retail departments to provide support related to recording sales transactions, inventory controls and other retail activities
• Record daily receipts for contributions and other income
• Process accounts payable accurately and in a timely manner ensuring vendor discounts are leveraged where applicable
• Post withdrawals from the operating account, ie wire transfers, automatic drafts, etc.
• Participate in the account reconciliation process on a monthly basis
• Assist with month-end process by preparing and completing assigned journal entries
• Prepare monthly sales and use taxes and prepare food and beverage declarations
• Ensure compliance with internal tax control procedures throughout invoice entry and payment processing
• Work with internal and external customers to resolve billing discrepancies
• Maintain vendor records and implement a checklist to ensure all vendor information is submitted to facilitate annual 1099 filings and worker compensation auditing
• Other special tasks/projects assigned by Accounting Manager or VP Finance

Knowledge, skills, abilities and training required:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or associate’s degree with relevant work experience
• At least 2 to 3 years of accounting experience
• Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel
• Must have excellent attention to detail
• Ability to prioritize workload
• Must be able to work in a team environment
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to identify and solve problems
• Excellent organizational and record keeping skills
• Strong math skills

Physical requirements:
• Ability to sit at a desk and use a computer for long periods of time
• Ability to move around the office frequently to interact with various staff members
• Ability to read documents and correspondence

Internal interactions:
• Housing staff
• Volunteers

External interactions:
• Subcontractors and suppliers
• Credit card companies
• Sellers