Staff Accountant

Girl Scouts Northeast Texas
April 19, 2022
Dallas, Texas
Job Type


The Staff Accountant manages and/or coordinates assigned aspects of Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts, Product Sales accounting, fund development revenue recognition, grant reporting compliance and the Smartdata credit card program. Work involves performing month end duties including journal entries and various reconciliations. This position is involved with setting up and maintaining controls, and records of financial transactions. In addition, this person serves to assists the CFAO and Director, Finance with budget preparation and monitoring and preparation of schedules for financial audits.


  • The Staff Accountant exercises discretion and independent judgment in regard to such matters as budgeting, managing cash receipts, managing invoices, and setting up and maintaining controls, and records of financial transactions.
  • Manage all aspects of accounts payable including reviewing, posting and determining invoices to be paid; and manages Microix.
  • Manage cash receipts and shop detail along with coordination of entry into the Council accounting system.
  • Coordinate with Director, Finance on entries for product sales revenue, collections, vendor payment and reconciliations.
  • Coordinate with Product Sales and IT to obtain troop bank account information for input into council systems.
  • Manage all transfers from troop accounts to council for product sales including research and bounced transactions.
  • Serve as a point of contact for troops relating to payments and outstanding balances.
  • Create and train new users in Smartdata system. Download, review and post monthly entry.
  • Review expense reports for coding and proper authorizations.
  • Review gift entry received from fund development for coding accuracy and post.
  • Review and post journals prepared by Accounting and AP staff.
  • Prepare monthly close for Salesforce, Ultracamp and CampDoc based on time of year.
  • Process ACH payments.
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts monthly and prepare journal entries.
  • Performs tasks for audit and 990 preparation.
  • Review Plan of Work quarterly with Director, Accounting to document progress during fiscal year. Help to develop skills/knowledge of Finance staff.
  • Provides quality and timely communication to employees related to Accounting matters.
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal customers and management team.
  • Coordinate preparation of support for governmental and grants compliance and reporting.

JOB REQUIREMENTS Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

  • Associates degree in Business, Management, Accounting, or related field or equivalent job experience.
  • 3-4 years of Accounting experience.
  • Experience with Sage Fund Accounting is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communications skills.
  • Experience and ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Demonstrate and promote a climate of courtesy, respect and professionalism to coworkers, the volunteers served by this council, and others with whom her/his job puts her/him in contact. Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • Adheres to the GSNETXs equal opportunity and non-discrimination policies, which ensure that there will be no discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, creed, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
  • Must hold membership in the Girl Scout organization and subscribe to the tenets of the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
  • Attendance is an essential job requirement defined as having regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, before and after hours, and on weekends, when required.
  • Must complete and pass a criminal background check.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, work in an office environment, work in a seated position, and work with computers.

The employee must be able to drive and have a valid drivers license. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


None required.

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