Accounting Manager

Hillel International | San Diego, CA, United States

Posted Date 11/08/2021

Hillel of San Diego

Role Overview 

Hillel of San Diego seeks an Accounting Manager to maintain accurate records of financial transactions and provide overall support to the back-office operation of the organization. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of the financial department from maintaining the books, generating financial reports and processing all accounts payable and receivable while ensuring compliance with Hillel’s internal control policies. You will also process payroll and administrative on-boarding of new employees with the assistance of our national and local HR team. You bring to your role an attention to detail and commitment to excellence, accuracy, and efficiency. Experience with Quickbooks Online, non profit accounting and audits are a must. The position is based at Hillel of San Diego’s Melvin Garb Hillel Center near SDSU. This is a Full- time salaried position with the ability to work remote part time.

Principal Accountabilities 

  • Daily recording of donations, revenue and expenses of the organization
  • Weekly reconciliation of donations to Quickbooks
  • Monthly meetings with fundraising team to reconcile donation database to Quickbooks and discuss outstanding Accounts Receivable
  • Track Grant receivables and expenditures
  • Reconcile grant expenditures to Grantor reports
  • Monthly reconciliation of multiple bank accounts
  • Monthly reconciliation of Endowment Assets
  • Monthly calculation of vacation accrual and expense
  • Collect and deposit donations received through the mail
  • Maintain Fixed Asset and Depreciation Schedule
  • Process bi-weekly payroll
  • Onboard new employees to PayCom and track when to add, adjust or discontinue benefits deductions as needed
  • Manage Accounts Payable: pay all approved invoices in a timely manner, track 1099 status and prepare 1099s at year end.
  • Prepare documents for annual audit
  • Prepare monthly financial workbook for Financial Committee
  • Attend monthly Finance Committee meetings to present financial workbook and explain variances.
  • Assist with annual budget creation
  • Update and Maintain Accounting Policies and Procedures
  • Prepare annual real estate property tax reports
  • Purchase supplies as requested
  • Be flexible and willing to assist with other matters as they arise.

Essential Qualifications

  • Non profit accounting experience
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using Quickbooks Online
  • Experience with Grant expenditure accounting and reporting
  • Experience presenting and working with Board Members
  • Preparing for Audits
  • Should be very detail oriented, flexible and open.

Desired Qualifications

  • The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience, as well as a knowledge of bookkeeping and GAAP.
  • Experience using Paycom payroll system
  • Experience accounting for real estate owned
  • Experience recognizing and accounting for capital expenditures.
  • Experience using Stripe
  • Comfortable with new applications and technology

Reports to: Executive Director/Finance Committee

Supervises: None

What You'll Receive

  • Compensation commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits for full-time employees include health insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, life insurance, long-term disability, parental leave and vacation/sick time.
  • Experience working in a dynamic office environment that is welcoming to diverse populations of students and other visitors.
  • Ability to work remotely

About Hillel of San Diego

Hillel of San Diego is the premier campus organization providing opportunities for Jewish students at colleges and universities throughout San Diego County to explore and deepen their Jewish identity. Annually, we engage hundreds of Jewish students in community-building and Jewish learning activities on campus, send more than 100 students to Israel and support the growth of 75 highly-invested Jewish student leaders. More than 700 donors support Hillel of San Diego’s operating $1.2 million annual budget. The Hillel of San Diego enterprise includes Hillels at two flagship universities, UC San Diego and San Diego State University and two smaller Hillel programs at CSU San Marcos and University of San Diego.

Hillel of San Diego is nearing completion of an $18.5 million capital campaign for the future Glickman Hillel Center at UC San Diego. The City of San Diego sold Hillel of San Diego the land to build a Hillel building adjacent to campus in 2006 and granted building permits in October 2017. Construction began in October 2021 with opening planned for October 2022

About Hillel International

In 1923, Hillel was founded with humble means, a noble mission and a breathtaking vision: to convey Jewish civilization to a new generation. Today, Hillel International continues to enrich the lives of Jewish students and is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. As Hillel evolves, the mission remains steadfast: to create lasting connections with every Jewish student that foster an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel and train them to become the next Jewish leaders. Hillel of San Diego is affiliated with Hillel International.

Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.

Full Time
Accounting & Finance
Organization Type
401(k) or 403(b) plans | Life Insurance | medical | paid vacation | parental leave | sick leave
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