Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Pay: $48,000.00 - $51,000.00 per year
Feb 07, 2021
Mar 09, 2021
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
Not willing to travel
Experience Level

Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant                                                          

The Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant functions as a part of the management team of Kennett Area Community Service. The Bookkeeper/Staff Accountant tasks may include analyzing workflow to help create the appropriate infrastructure for the organization by observing the needs and making suggestions for potential changes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Records donations, deposits, accounts payable, and credit card expenses on a daily basis.
  • Processes weekly check run through
  • Collects regulatory documents necessary to process payables such as W9 and PA REV 1832.
  • Prepares payroll and enters payroll journal entries on a biweekly basis.
  • Maintains employee files and ensures necessary documents are completed for regulatory purposes.
  • Manages PTO balances in ADP.
  • Records donations on a weekly basis in CRM & QuickBooks.
  • Maintains files of all deposit information.
  • Invoices and tracks grant funding receipts and expenses as needed.
  • Reconciles investment, bank, and credit card accounts monthly.
  • Manages fixed assets, prepaids, depreciation and amortization entries, files, and schedules.
  • Prepares monthly government invoices.
  • Collects information as needed for the annual audit and maintains a coherent system of accounts, with a supporting filing system.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Prepares special financial reports as needed by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Provides documentation for annual audit as well as miscellaneous needs throughout the year.
  • Monthly preparation of financial reports for management and the Board of Directors.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.

Accountant Qualifications / Skills:

  • QuickBooks Online experience required
  • ADP Payroll required
  •  required
  • Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook required
  • Accounting
  • Reporting Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Confidentiality
  • Time Management

REQUIRED Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in tax, accounting, or finance
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in not for profit accounting/finance
  • Experience with financial reporting requirements


PLEASE email the materials listed below as part of your application process. The email is

1. Current Resume   

2. Cover Letter  

3. Three references   

4. Diversity Statement - A diversity statement is a one-page document explaining your experiences and commitments to diversity. 1) your values related to diversity, 2) your experiences working with diverse populations, and 3) your future plans related to inclusivity.