Children Family Services Center
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


The Staff Accountant I performs payroll, general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable and grant billing duties for all participating Shared Services agencies in a nonprofit environment. The Staff Accountant I also supports the CFO, Director of Human Resources and Executive Director, as required and promotes the values and mission of both the CFSC and its constituents. This position is ideal for a recent college graduate and/or CPA candidate seeking to apply accounting principles in order to gain and develop experience.

Salary: High $30,000s to low $40,000s



  • Understand and implement compliance and regulatory issues regarding employee pay and employee data.
  • Utilize HR technology applications relevant to payroll processing.
  • Ensure that all necessary policies and procedures are followed related to payroll, benefits and T&A processing and the production of associated management reports.
  • Maintain data integrity and confidentiality when exchanging information with internal and external contacts.
  • Provide updated employee pay information to outside vendors and interact with vendors to resolve issues and maintain relationships.
  • Respond to routine employee pay inquiries.
  • Provide updated employee eligibility data and pay information to outside vendors.
  • Check the accuracy of employee pay data and take action to correct and reconcile variances.
  • Compute miscellaneous salary adjustments as required.
  • Complete salary analysis reports, notice of change reports and ad hoc reports as required.
  • Process and monitor time & attendance data, notifying the appropriate contact of discrepancies.
  • Monitor accuracy of accrual/balance information for sick/vacation plan participants and make corrections as needed.
  • Coordinate Workmen's Compensation audits.
  • Reconcile benefit payments with trustees/financial institutions on a routine, periodic basis.
  • Reconcile W-2 reports and W-3 information with year-end payroll reports.

General Accounting

  • Prepare, key, print and file monthly journal entries and related documentation as directed by Business Unit Controllers.
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts as directed by Business Unit Controllers.
  • Run reports as directed by Business Unit Controllers.

Accounts Receivable

  • Verify deposits for all shared services agencies as required.
  • Prepare invoices through Blackbaud's Financial Edge software as directed by Business Unit Controllers.
  • Serve as backup for AR Associate duties.

Accounts Payable

  • Serve as backup for AP Associate duties.

Grant Billing

  • Prepare and submit grant billing as directed by Business Unit Controllers.


  • Bachelor's Degree required; Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred
  • 1 year of recent general accounting and payroll experience a plus
  • Experience working with outsourced service providers, Human Resources information, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger systems
  • Data analytics thru the use of software tools to extract, analyze and report data
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite products (MS Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Ability to complete an assessment of accounting skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong record-keeping skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Experience with Blackbaud's Financial Edge software desired


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • FSA - health and dependent care
  • 401K with immediate match
  • Company paid short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Generous PTO Policy - 20 days in the first full year!

NO PHONE CALLS, EMAILS, OR DROP IN'S PLEASE!! To apply, please submit a cover letter with your salary requirements and your resume.

The Agency's policy is to provide equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.

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