Accountant - Cash Management in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 10/11/2021

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Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!

Goodwill SoCal is looking for an accountant to join our team! The Accountant - Cash Management supports cash management areas involving all receivables, retail sales reporting, bank reconciliation, cash flow, investment reporting, and other general ledger, budgeting and financial statement preparation. This position also serves as the back-up to the Accounts Receivable and Cash Management Manager.Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in overseeing the sales control desk and Retail Store areas; Communicates and trains staff and other departments on cash management processes
  • Assists in preparing all journal entries that pertain to cash management area and updates for month closing.
  • Processes invoices and cash receipts for all areas. Checks, updates, and generates the invoice registers.
  • Records sales from all areas including: Contract Services, Salvages, Post Retail Sales, and records. Prepares and records all necessary debit memos and credit memos into Accounts Receivable.
  • Follows up on collections for all outstanding and past‐due accounts.
  • Performs reconciliations of billing from all departments; Reconciles Daily Cash Report, Accounts Receivable Aging Report, and Open Items Report with General Ledger.
  • Performs unclaimed property for A/P & Payroll accounts.
  • Posts all payments related to accounts receivable billings into Financial Edge Accounts Receivable system with accuracy and in timely manner. Records all non A/R related payment activities into General Ledger based on copies of deposit slips, ACH debits and credits.
  • Records NISH fee accruals monthly basis and submits any payment request related to customer refunds and NISH fees to Accounts Payable.
  • Generates Daily Cash Report with available cash projection and forwards to an immediate Manager for review, and distributes it weekly to VP of Finance and Controller.
Education & Experience         

  • 4+ years of accounting and business administration experience.  Non-profit experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Accounting software, Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software and POS software.
  • Strong skills using MS Office products, primarily with Excel
  • Must be detailed oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-starter, must able to meet deadlines. 
  • Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates fully in carrying out its mission. Adheres to Goodwill’s values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence.

    Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here:

    Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

    Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

    In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

    It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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