Staff Accountant (Lake View Terrace, CA)


  •  Performs general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.
  •  Prepares financials and reporting for programs and funders.
  • Will administer Grant Accountant responsibilities for certain programs.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Manages the purchasing process with departments.
  • Will oversee credit cards purchases and records.
  • Monitors accounts receivable and generates invoices.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal confidentiality laws and regulations.
  • Attends all required staff training sessions in accordance with Phoenix House and state licensing requirements, completes all training on time
  • Attends and participates in program and all staff meetings
  • Adheres to and promotes the Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values while acting as a role model for others
  • Other duties as assigned


·  Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or related field, required.

·  Minimum of 3 years of related experience required.

·  Must maintain a valid California Drivers' License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy


  •  Demonstrated commitment and adherence to Phoenix House Mission, Vision, and Values: I CARE For- Integrity, Collaboration   Appreciation, Respect, Excellence, and Forward-Thinking 
  •  Proficiency in MS Office systems
  •  Ability to utilize an electronic healthcare record
  •  Ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem
  •  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly
  •  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  •  Communicate effectively with others both orally and in writing
  •  Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced changing environment
  •  Ability to model positive behavior and demeanor
  •  Excellent time management and organizational skills
  •  Ability to be flexible; problem solver, self-directed; customer service-oriented, and collaborative

Job location: Lake View Terrace, CA

Job number: 224