STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls. The mission of Girl Scouts is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.   Girl Scouts of Orange County (GSOC) is a workplace dedicated to helping today’s girls become tomorrow’s leaders.  As part of the GSOC team, employees are committed to maintaining a work environment that supports a constructive and collaborative culture.

Position Description:

GSOC is searching for a Staff Accountant to be responsible for monthly cash and account reconciliations, account analysis, product sales accounting, and payroll & benefits accounting.  Works under the general supervision of the Accounting Manager.

  • Monthly general ledger posting and reconciliation of gross wages, payroll taxes, and workers comp. Calculation and general ledger posting of medical and dental allocations.
  • Monthly reconciliation and general ledger posting of sales & use tax. Monthly reconciliation of other Balance Sheet accounts including prepaid and liability accounts.
  • Responsible for the Council’s monthly bank account reconciliations and income statement account reconciliations.
  • Serve as Accounting liaison on Troop-related finance matters (such as dormant accounts, auditing troop activity, etc.
  • Monthly general ledger posting and reconciliation of pledges receivable and gifts-in-kind activity; review of restricted and unrestricted donations.
  • Collaboration with the Product Sales department to determine reconciliation timeframes between departments. Responsible for the product sales accounting and collection of product sales receivables, calculation and collection of troop receivables.
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries related to investment accounting of Friends of the Girl Scouts Trust (dividends & interest, realized & unrealized gains & losses).
  • Preliminary review of monthly income statements, analysis and accruals as deemed necessary.
  • Distribution of department reports on monthly basis or as required.
  • Assists with budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis and variance reporting
  • Participates and provides support to the Accounting Manager during the audit. Performs other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager and/or CFO.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with concentration in Accounting. 
  • 3+ years of domestic accounting experience.
  • Audit and public accounting experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel, Word, Outlook.  Maintains a thorough working knowledge of the accounting software used and utilizes it to its maximum potential.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills (for example, used to document work and prepare Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ability to multi-task and process instructions or input data quickly and effectively
  • Must be able to work efficiently and accurately under pressure and meet multiple deadlines
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to change (such as changing accounting software).
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Licensed/insured California driver; must be able to pass background screening including driving check.
  • Willingness to accept the beliefs and principles of the Girl Scout Movement.

GSOC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

No outside recruiters please.

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