• Revenue Cash Management Accountant

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 week ago(3/17/2019 11:16 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    USD $46,956.00/Yr.
  • Overview


    Catholic Community Services (CCS) and Catholic Housing Services (CHS) believe in every person having the right to a safe, affordable place to call home. CCS and CHS provides a continuum of care for some of the most vulnerable populations, in partnership with local, state and federal government agencies, public funders and private lenders, and dedicated staff and volunteers. Together, CCS and CHS provide a full spectrum of housing with 22 shelters, 17 transitional housing facilities and 52 permanent housing properties in Western Washington.

    CCS and CHS housing programs serve low-income individuals, families, seniors, and persons with special physical and mental needs, offering resident support services in addition to a clean and safe place to live.


    This position is responsible for the cash management and forecasting, oversight and tracking of cash receipting and the oversight, reconciliation and reporting of the revenue and account receivable functions for Catholic Housing Services and related partnerships.


    This is a full time, benefits eligible position with generous paid time off.  Salary range is $46,956-$52,240.50/year DOE.


    Cash Management

    1. Review, allocate and analyze bank account administration charges for the best use of the resource.
    2. Follow up and ensure that a) rental receipts are deposited in a timely manner and b) that all grants, donations and program revenues are received and accounted for correctly as to program or building.
    3. Review ,establish and document working cash management procedures for the building sites
    4. Review and approve weekly cash requirements for disbursements and verify that there is adequate cash on hand for weekly disbursements.
    5. Monitor and inform management of current and forecasted cash position through periodic reports for daily cash with emphasis on analysis and forecasts for the a rolling 12 months.
    6. Document desk procedures for the above responsibilities

    Investment Management

    1. Oversee and process deposits, draw and transfers with appropriate documentation and in a timely manner, and reconcile monthly activities.
    2. Reconcile the investments accounts for Bank of America temp restricted and the investment accounts for the permanent restricted funds and endowments and tie out to the net assets.           

    Accounts receivable

    1. Design systems, organize work plan and formulate and monitor policies and procedures for the Accounts receivable work cycle.
    2. Establish, document and monitor effective internal controls and methods for receivables and processing payments
    3. Reconcile and provide monthly accounts receivable schedules for accrued income as well as actual invoiced accounts receivable. Monitor and follow up with appropriate staff on lagging receivables.


    1. Assume other responsibilities, e.g. planning and effecting timely insurance payments of various properties, timely preparation and filing of B& O tax returns.
    2. Assist the AHA accounting team in the establishment and maintenance of effective internal controls for accurate and timely reporting and to safeguard assets from fraud and abuse.
    3. Take initiative to design systems and recommend and plan for installation of improvements that will assure improved information collection, reporting and fiscal control. Identify opportunities for process and procedure improvements and work with management to implement
    4. Assist in the monthly close process by preparing journal entries, reports, analysis, and supporting schedules, as needed, under the direction of management.
    5. Review contracts and advise on appropriate accounting treatment.
    6. Reconcile accounting system to the GL and effectively resolve discrepancies.
    7. Prepare asset management reports and work with accountants to ensure accuracy of the information presented.
    8. Assist in the preparation and review of tax schedules.
    9. Assist with bank draws, file uploads, and project reporting.
    10. Provide direct and timely support to Program/Property and business managers as requested.
    11. Support annual budget process and provide user assistance as needed.
    12. Prepare reports to be used by management for analyzing financial information.
    13. Apply principles of accounting and use judgment and other professional skills in determining the appropriate procedures for preparing and maintaining accounting records and reports.
    14. Work both independently and in a team environment.
    15. Concurrently perform multiple assignments and self-manage schedule to determine workflow timing and duration.
    16. Mentor team members on accounting principles and application.
    17. Prepare monthly, quarterly ,year end schedules and reconciliations for various bank and investment accounts, intercompany and interdepartment accounts, delinquent amounts and other schedules required for internal, limited partner reports and year end audits.
    18. Other duties as assigned to assist the Controller and the Director of Finance and
    19. Administration.


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   (Qualifications which applicants must possess to be considered for the position.)


    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A or B.S.) in accounting from an accredited institution and four years relevant accounting experience, OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
    • Detail oriented, organized, and analytical in approach to tasks.
    • Two years of experience in cash management, investment management and property accounting functions.
    • A firm understanding of financial systems, processes and internal controls
    • Strong experience with financial systems software and Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel.
    • Ability to work independently with a minimum of direct supervision, and to work on multiple projects and set priorities to meet deadlines.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships that foster a teamwork approach.
    • Ability to effectively respond to requests or questions from managers and colleagues in both written and oral form.
    • High degree of flexibility and customer service attitude.
    • Demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity and fulfillment of commitments
    • Ability to plan, budget implement oversee and document improvements in accounting and operations procedures.


    • Experience in affordable Housing and HUD subsidized housing Programs, Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) experience.
    • Proven leadership skills


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