Aug 13, 2019

Senior Accountant (Temporary)

$30.00 hourly
  • CityTeam
  • San Jose, CA, USA
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Area/Location:  Finance / San Jose, CA

Reports to:  Accounting Manager

Subordinates:  n/a

Classification:  Professional / Non-exempt / Full-time / Temporary

Salary:  Range starts at $30 per hour, DOE




CityTeam is a Christian non-profit dedicated to supporting communities by meeting immediate needs and enabling lasting solutions for those struggling with poverty, homelessness, and addiction. Being part of CityTeam is not just a career but a calling. Whether we’re working on the front-lines in Programs or working behind the scenes in Support Services, we feel privileged to use our education, experience, and gifts to love people and bring glory to God.


CityTeam is looking for a financial professional who can immediately contribute to our Accounting and Finance Team. The Senior Accountant will be capable and experienced in accounting and be eager to cross-train and assist with processing payroll, journal entries, and accounts payable. Working behind the scenes at CityTeam is a calling, not just a job. The Senior Account will ensure good stewardship and protect the financial integrity of CityTeam. Our ideal candidate will provide excellent customer service, handle conflict in a Christ-like manner, and have a servant’s heart.


The Senior Accountant is a full-time temporary position wrapped up in a Christian environment that values Teamwork, Accountability, Humility, Innovation, and Joy.



  1. Assist with Payroll, Fixed Assets, Cash Receipts, and Accounts Payable processes and related systems, including vendor interface to ensure accuracy.
  2. Assist in managing assets and liabilities of the organization with emphasis on assigned areas of responsibility.
  3. Responsible for completion of tasks, including but not limited to charitable organization reporting, welfare exemption claims, property lease file management, insurance renewal applications, and sales tax.
  4. Assist in ensuring adequate financial controls are implemented and maintained throughout the ministry.
  5. Effectively prepare bank and other balance sheet account reconciliations, and other required account analysis on a timely basis.
  6. Support the annual audit process to ensure effective, efficient audit.
  7. Support the annual budget process, as requested.
  8. Assist with all aspects of Accounts Payable, including communicating with vendors and staff in person, over the phone, and via email.
  9. Provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders.
  10. Assist with other duties, as assigned.


PLEASE NOTE: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the essential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Demands

  • Sit or stand for prolonged amounts of time
  • Walk, bend, kneel, and twist
  • Talk and hear
  • Occasionally lift and move up to 20 pounds
  • Finger and hand dexterity to feel, handle, and operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus


Required Education and Experience

  • 4-year Accounting degree
  • Computer literate and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Proficiency with 10-Key


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Non-Profit GAAP
  • Experience with cloud-based Payroll/HRIS


Work Conditions

  • This job operates in a professional office environment
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines
  • Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications for CityTeam Ministries

  • Must have an intimate, personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Must be active in a local Christian body of believers or at least pursuing community with other Christ-followers
  • Must have compatible theology on major issues of CityTeam's Statement of Faith
  • Must be committed to serving God and the body of Christ

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