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Senior Bookkeeper
Summary
Title:Senior Bookkeeper
ID:1060
Location:Columbia
Mental Health:N/A
Substance Use/Problem Gambling:N/A
Description

Who We Are

Founded in 1999, Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) is a statewide nonprofit with a central office in Columbia, Md., and staff located in communities throughout the state.  Using personal experience as parents, caregivers, youth and other loved ones, we connect, support and empower Maryland’s families. Our staff provide one-to-one support to parents and caregivers of young people with mental health issues and to any loved one who cares for someone with a substance use or gambling issue. We also advocate to improve systems that impact individuals with behavioral health challenges. 

 

Overview

Maryland Coalition of Families has a full-time (40 hour/week) employment opportunity for a Junior Accountant.  The Junior Accountant supports all Finance Department functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger entry and analysis, fee-for-service accounting, filing and other tasks assigned by the Director of Finance.  This position also provides back-up support to the Grants/Contracts Analyst.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews vendor invoices and other payment requests for proper coding, approval and accuracy; enters into accounting system; processes payments; files paid bills.
  • Processes bi-weekly payroll and employee mileage and expense reimbursements; monitors employee leave balances; ensures accuracy of employee time-sheets and payroll grant allocations.
  • Manages fee-for-service billing process, including claims preparation and submission, resubmission and collection; maintains accurate billing records for all claims processed and pending; reconciles denials and follows up with vendors as needed.
  • Purchases customized goods and services for youth in wraparound programs; manages related monitoring, tracking and reporting of purchases.
  • Supports the Grants and Contracts Analyst, who is tasked with the preparation of timely invoices based on grant requirements, posting of cash receipts, preparation of bank deposits, maintenance of grant files and the collection of outstanding balances.
  • Performs tasks associated with the monthly financial close, including the preparation of account analyses and financial reports.
  • Assists with other accounting processes as needed, under the guidance of the Director of Finance.

Qualifications

  • Proven success as a bookkeeper or junior accountant.
  • Must have a minimum of one year of solid payroll experience.
  • Understanding of cost allocations and departmental accounting.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience using accounting software, preferably QuickBooks.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently, anticipate issues and prioritize assignments.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing systems and processes. 
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Excel and Word.
  • Successful completion of a background check (required for all MCF employees). 
  • Note: As Maryland’s family support organization, MCF will give preference amongst equally qualified candidates to those who are primary caregivers of a youth, adolescent or young adult with behavioral health or substance use needs.
 

Hours/Compensation

  • 40 hours/week.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.   

To apply

Submit your resume with a cover letter online via our website, describing your interest in this position and relevant experience.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please note that mailed or faxed resumes will not be considered. No phone calls please. 

Diversity

Maryland Coalition of Families is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

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