Children and Family Services Center - Staff Accountant II

Children Family Services Center    Charlotte, NC
Job Description


The Staff Accountant II performs payroll, general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and grant billing duties for all participating Shared Services agencies. The Staff Accountant II also supports the CFO, Director of Human Resources and Executive Director, as required and promotes the values and mission of both the CFSC and its constituents. This position is ideal for a candidate with a few years of experience in Accounting and/or CPA candidate seeking to apply accounting principles in order to gain and develop experience.


  • Budget, Planning and Analysis
  • Analyze and interpret financial data and recommend changes to improve systems and financial performance.
  • Expedite the preparation of budgets, reports and analysis
  • Respond to client questions as needed.
  • Compliance and Monitoring
    • Work with Controllers in implementing financial procedures to maintain fiscal accountability, integrity and proper internal controls.
  • Assist in the annual audit functions to include serving as a liaison with independent contractor.
  • Payroll
    • Understand and implement compliance and regulatory issues regarding employee pay and employee data.
    • Utilize HR technology applications relevant to payroll processing.
    • Ensure that all necessary policies and procedures are followed related to payroll, benefits and T&A processing and the production of associated management reports.
    • Maintain data integrity and confidentiality when exchanging information with internal and external contacts.
    • Provide updated employee pay information to outside vendors and interact with vendors to resolve issues and maintain relationships.
    • Respond to routine employee pay inquiries.
    • Provide updated employee eligibility data and pay information to outside vendors.
    • Check the accuracy of employee pay data and take action to correct and reconcile variances.
    • Compute miscellaneous salary adjustments as required.
    • Complete salary analysis reports, notice of change reports and ad hoc reports as required.
    • Process and monitor time & attendance data, notifying the appropriate contact of discrepancies.
    • Monitor accuracy of accrual/balance information for sick/vacation plan participants and make corrections as needed.
    • Coordinate Workmen s Compensation audits.
    • Reconcile benefit payments with trustees/financial institutions on a routine, periodic basis.
    • Reconcile W-2 reports and W-3 information with year-end payroll reports.
  • General Accounting
  • Prepare, key, print and file monthly journal entries and related documentation as directed by Business Unit Controllers.
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts as directed by Business Unit Controllers.
    • Run reports as directed by Business Unit Controllers..
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Verify deposits for all shared services agencies as required.
  • Prepare invoices through Blackbaud s Financial Edge software as directed by Business Unit Controllers.
  • Serve as backup for AR Associate duties.
  • Accounts Payable
    • Serve as backup for AP Associate duties
  • Grant Billing
    • Prepare and submit grant billing as directed by Business Unit Controllers
  • Other
    • Train Staff Accountant I in all aspects of AP and general ledger.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor s Degree in Accounting required
  • 3-5 years of recent general accounting and payroll experience
  • Experience working with outsourced service providers, Human Resources information, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger systems
  • Data analytics thru the use of software tools to extract, analyze and report data
  • Experience with Blackbaud s Financial Edge software highly desired
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite products MS Excel, Word etc.
  • Ability to complete an assessment of accounting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong record-keeping skills
  • Professional demeanor and candor
  • CPA candidate desired
  • Audit experience
  • Month-end reconciliation
  • Year-end payroll reporting
  • Familiarity with grant billing experience would be great but not required


  • Salary range: $45,000 to $55,000, depending on experience
  • Company-paid parking
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • FSA - health and dependent care
  • 401K with immediate match
  • Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Generous PTO Policy - 20 days in the first full year!

NO PHONE CALLS, EMAILS, OR DROP IN S PLEASE!! To apply, please submit a cover letter with your salary requirements and your resume.

The Agency s policy is to provide equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 22:15:37 GMT

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