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Company: Habitat for Humanity
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:


The Accountant oversees the recording of all financial transactions to ensure accurate quantitative and timely information on Habitat's financial position, liquidity and cash flow capability and project fund reporting. Ensures company compliance with all tax regulations, non-profit fund reporting requirements, and government and other grant reporting responsibilities.

Uphold the Mission, Values and Promises of Greensboro Habitat for Humanity

Deposits/Accounts Receivable
Verify, prepare and record House Sales
Process and record monthly mortgage activity
Assist Accounts Payable with preparation and filing of NC Sales Tax reimbursement

Cash Management
Assist in timely Cash Management between accounts (transfers, releases, etc.)

Fixed Assets
Maintain fixed asset list and prepare and record accumulated depreciation

Monthly Close
Compute and record interdepartmental cost allocations
Compute and record monthly CIP roll forwards
Manage and prepare all accounting transactions to ensure GAAP, FASB and Non-Profit compliance and substantiates with supporting documentation
Prepare and post journal entries as assigned by Director of Finance
Perform month-end and year-end closing activities

Generate monthly financial reports for management through Excel based reporting system, including Departmental Budget to Cost reports and Cash Flow forecasts
Prepare job costs reports as requested
Set up and maintain Grant tracking and reporting of revenues and expenses
Serve as a resource to Habitat Greensboro staff on accounting issues and procedures

Audit and Tax
Assist in preparation and review of annual tax returns
Assist in annual Budget preparation

Perform special projects at discretion of the Director of Finance
Maintain confidentiality of financial data and ensure financial security by following internal controls
Support and adhere to Accounting Controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
Update professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops: reviewing professional publications; participating in professional societies

Minimum Qualifications:
BS in Accounting or relevant degree, CPA or CMA a plus
Nonprofit accounting experience and/or training preferred
Strong knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) rules for nonprofits
Knowledge of fund accounting principles
Knowledge of accounting software; database software
Advanced Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word
Possess initiative, integrity, attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills
Time management, decision making, and analytical problem-solving skills required

Physical / Mental Demands:
This position requires some bending, lifting, carrying up to 20 pounds of office supplies, ability to use standard office equipment and sitting for long periods of time while working at a computer.

Working Conditions/Environment:
Work is in an office environment and does not require travel. A hybrid work model may be available after training with partial work at home and in an office environment. Hours are typically Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Office located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to , or by mail to Habitat Greensboro, Attn: Human Resources, 3826 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27401. We will contact you for an interview if your skills fit our current needs.



Greensboro, NC


North Carolina

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About Habitat for Humanity

, founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitatseeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.

Habitat for Humanity International is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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