Lone Star Legal Aid Staff Accountant - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas
Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) seeks one full time regular Staff Accountant (job # HOU 015-2021) for its Houston Branch Office.
LSLA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit law firm and its mission is to protect and advance the civil rights of low-income Texans by providing advocacy, legal representation, and community education that ensure equal access to justice.
Summary of Responsibilities
Monthly bank reconciliations
Monthly corporate credit card reconciliation and coding of expenses
Maintain monthly prepaid expense schedule and entries
Monthly review of balance sheet account
Monthly grant billings
Review coding of account payable invoices as needed
Assist with preparation of monthly financial statements
Assist with quarterly expense allocations as well as annual financial statement audit tasks
Ensure proper approvals
Ensure expense is allowable
Work specifically on cash flow
Ad hoc reports as needed from Chief Financial Officer or Director of Finance
Performs other duties as assigned and deemed necessary by management
Minimum Education and Experience:
BS degree in Accounting required.
Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Experience working in a non-profit and with Abila MIP is a strong plus.
2+ years of full cycle general ledger experience
Proficiency and aptitude for applicable software (Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc).
Minimum Skills and Abilities:
Strong work ethics with a defined sense of urgency, ownership, and accountability for job duties
Ability to multi-task and pay specific attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure and make decisions quickly
Strong Excel, written, and oral communication skills
Strong ability to work cooperatively with others and value the contributions others make
Location: Houston Branch Office.
Reports to: Director of Finance
Lone Star Legal Aid is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.