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Position Title: Accountant I

Structure: Salary/Exempt

Supervisor: Client Accounting Manager

Do you want to support the Kansas City nonprofit community? Do you like variety in your work and want the opportunity to work with different nonprofit organizations in our community? Do you enjoy bookkeeping and accounting? SKC is looking for diverse candidates to join our accounting team.

Position Purpose: The Accountant I is responsible for providing accounting services to a broad range of 501(c)(3) organizations.  The position includes an emphasis on bookkeeping, preparation of financial management reporting, and payroll processing.

Support Kansas City (SKC) is a nonprofit organization that provides back office support to other nonprofit organizations in the greater Kansas City community.

Location and Culture: SKC is located in Merriam, KS. With COVID staff is currently working in a hybrid model of alternating weeks in the office. Post COVID a flexible office and remote schedule will be adopted.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide accounting support services including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general journal entries, and management report preparation
  • Prepare IRS Form 990 EZ and 990 filing extensions
  • Process client payrolls
  • Maintain a conscientious attitude with careful attention to detail
  • Provides support to other accounting staff
  • Participate in accounting and staff meetings
  • Provide exceptional customer service and client support
  • Interface with other SKC staff members to maximize efficiency in meeting client needs and deadlines
  • Work on projects independently but not autonomously
  • Maintain confidentiality of client information

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Skilled at organizing work activities and completing within a deadline
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Working knowledge of standard accounting practices and bookkeeping
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident alien
  • Pass all background checks

Compensation and Benefits: This position is full-time with an expectation of 40 hours per week. The schedule is flexible and allows for some remote work options. Salary will be commensurate with experience and perceived job fit. This position receives 17 days paid time off annually and 10 paid holidays per year. SKC covers 80% of employee medical benefits, and provides a 401K match, and life insurance.

To Apply: Email cover letter, and resume to Please highlight specific experience and explain why this position is the one you desire. Submissions will be reviewed until the position is filled.

SKC is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We value all ethnicities, perspectives, and preferences. SKC thrives on diversity, knowing how much it benefits our employees, our clients, and our communities. We are committed to building and supporting a diverse workforce and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Accounting & Fiscal Management

  • Structure general ledger, chart of accounts, setup assistance
  • Monthly accounting support: accounts payable, accounts receivable, deposits and receipts, bank reconciliation
  • Payroll preparation
  • Preparation of management reports
  • Financial report preparation for board meetings
  • Grant tracking and reporting
  • Preparation of IRS Form 990
  • Preparation of annual 1099’s
  • Preparation of schedules for independent audit, assistance with audit completion
  • Cleanup of past accounting records
  • Budget preparation assistance, reporting and analysis
  • QuickBooks training

Governance & Strategy Development

  • Governance training
  • Executive mentoring and coaching
  • Board retreat facilitation
  • Strategic planning documents
  • Outcomes and impact measurement and reporting
  • Survey assistance

Database Management

  • Database design and development
  • Gift and demographic data entry
  • Donor acknowledgement letters
  • Import and export of data; mail merges; exports to mail house
  • Data and donor analysis
  • Integration with accounting systems, fund development and social media activities
  • Database training
  • Ongoing support and technical assistance

Fund Development

  • Create annual fund development plan
  • Fund development plan audits
  • Board Training
  • Capital campaigns
  • Grant management: research, writing and reporting
  • Major gifts and planned giving
  • Special event planning and support
  • Annual fund drives
  • Annual appeal mailings