Volunteers of America- Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN

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This is a paid position with a comprehensive benefit package.

About the Organization
Volunteers of America of Minnesota is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of services to over 35,000 children and their families, school students, individuals with special needs of all ages, youth and adult ex-offenders and senior citizens each year. Volunteers of America of Minnesota seeks to empower program participants with the skills and competencies necessary for age appropriate independence and self-reliance. Volunteers of America of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Program Description
Volunteers of America-Minnesota is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit health and human services organization incorporated in Minnesota. Called to serve since 1896, we are one of the largest and most comprehensive nonprofit organizations in the state.

Accountant I - Project (ACT 1)


Primary Duty:
Assists general ledger accounting staff with daily and monthly duties. The position applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and help prepare Agency reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Reconcile bank accounts, receivable accounts and donor donations so that the cash position of these accounts matches the bank statement

*Enter cash receipts, ACH, credit card transactions, and journal entries into accounting software on a daily basis

*Reconcile inter-company accounts monthly and enter inter-company Accounts Payable

*Investigate significant budget to actual variances

*Update and maintain designated databases with cash and other information to ensure accurate accounting

*Prepare special reports based on approved financial statements and database records and assist with distribution of such statements. This may include year-end audit work

*May be required to maintain various company databases




Position Requirements
* Two-year certificate in accounting or Associate of Arts degree with strong background in accounting
* 2 years of experience in accounting desired

Other Skills/Requirements:
* Knowledge of Great Plains software preferred
*Thorough knowledge of personal computer software systems
* Intermediate skills in Word and Excel
*Ability to maintain strict confidentiality