AR Staff Accountant

Job Locations US-WA-Tacoma
Posted Date 6 days ago(9/23/2020 3:11 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
USD $18.64/Hr.


$18.64 - $23.31 HR/DOE


Under the direction of the Accounting Director, the Staff Accountant is responsible for all aspects of accounts receivable, contract billing, and collection and cash receipts.  This Staff Accountant will be assigned to Accounts Receivable. Duties include interaction with the contracting agencies to monitor contract compliance, interaction with CCSSW program staff to maintain contract compliance and appropriate service billings, preparation of billing for state and federal contract to comply with contract requirements, insurance companies and individual customers.  Generate management reports as needed and prepare of accounts receivable data for computer input.


  • Prepare billing documents and invoices for submission to various funding sources. Ensure timely submission of invoices to facilitate agency cash flow.  Maintain, prepare, and/or collect data necessary to prepare accurate and timely billings.
  • Post/code deposit information to the accounts receivable subsidiary ledger. Follow up on payment discrepancies with the various funding sources.  Monitor receivable balances and issue refunds pursuant to agency policy.
  • Review invoices/billing documents for compliance with contract requirements related to revenue reimbursement. Tracks and monitors receipt of authorizations required by funding sources.  Prepares information for programs to facilitate the authorization process.
  • Maintain billing and cash receipt files.
  • Maintain aged receivables listing. Ensure the Accounting Director and Program Managers receive accurate and timely reports on a monthly basis for management decision making purposes.  Monitor aged receivables and facilitate the collection of past due accounts.  Provide billing and payment history information to program staff upon request.
  • Maintain accurate client history information of billings and cash receipts through the subsidiary accounts receivable system.
  • Reconcile receivable, cash receipt, and revenue balances to the general ledger on a monthly basis and resolve any reconciling items in a timely manner. Prepare and post accounts receivable, cash receipt, and revenue journal entries to the general ledger.
  • Write off past due accounts as requested and approved by the Accounting Director or Program Manager.
  • Assist in providing information related to receivables, cash receipts and revenue for the annual regional office’s audit.
  • Reconcile bank accounts.
  • Assumes any other responsibilities as may be reasonably assigned.



  • AA in Accounting or equivalent experience in academic training.
  • 3 years’ experience working in the accounting field.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a member of a team.
  • Strong computer skills especially in Windows, Excel and accounting software packages
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work in a busy/diverse environment.
  • Applicant must successfully pass required background checks prior to an offer of employment.
  • Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services
  • Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes teamwork
  • Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situations



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Experience with Accounts Receivable and General Ledger.
  • Property Management accounting experience
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment.

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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