Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc - Los Angeles, CA

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Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc. operates a variety of programs to serve the poor and strives to find permanent solutions to crisis situations by offering clients the tools and resources needed to achieve greater self-reliance and stability in their lives.

Catholic Charities is searching for an accountant who possesses a strong degree of integrity, responsibility, confidentiality and flexibility.


The Accountant is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day maintenance and management of the Agency's accounting systems.
  • Maintain complete and accurate ledgers.
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
  • Perform reconciliation of bank accounts, general ledger accounts, credit cards processing and accounting for and valuing In-kind donations;
  • Maintain financial databases;
  • Monitor cash balances;
  • Prepare payroll information;
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures;
  • Act as liaison with auditors to coordinate audit schedules and help auditors with yearly and fiscal audits;
  • Provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems; and
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to include year-end close;
  • Other duties as may be assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and 2-4 years of progressive experience in accounting or related field. California CPA license and/or a MBA from an accredited institution a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, @functions, etc.). Knowledge of Microsoft Access a plus.
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing practices and principles, including fund accounting;
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes and regulations, including the single Audit Act (OMB Circular A—133);
  • Must have judgment, problem-solving skills, and strong communication skills; and
  • Non-Profit industry experience preferred.