Accounting Specialist

Jackson, MS 39202

Posted: 01/02/2022 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 245391 Pay Rate: $21.65/hour City: Jackson Type: Temp To Full-Time

Job Description

Why you will love this job: Do you want to work for a facility that is making a difference in your local community? This non-profit is seeking an Accounting Specialist to perform the maintenance of various accounting ledgers reflecting a variety of funds, the maintenance of controls and balances on a variety of accounting activities; and the preparation of fiscal statements and reports from various sources. Auditing functions include analysis of accounts, transactions, contracts; and testing of transactions for compliance with established laws, rules, and regulations.

Salary: $45,000. Excellent health insurance plan that includes dental and vision.

Hours: Monday Friday, 8am 5pm.

What your future day will look like:

  • Preparing monthly/quarterly cost reimbursement reporting worksheets and submitting reports according to the due dates set by the funding sources

  • Processing Payroll and benefits

  • Works with the Program Directors to manage the budgets to offset any projected budget shortfalls

  • Enter monthly accounts receivable invoices in accounting software (MIP) for revenue earned in a timely manner

To be a champion in this role, you will need:

  • Knowledge of non-profit financial reporting and analysis and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Master s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, 1 year experience in non-profit accounting; Bachelor s Degree in Accounting or Finance, or 3 years of experience in non-profit accounting

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, and accounting database software, preferably MIP

  • Clean criminal background and drug screen

If you review the job description and requirements above and your skills are a match, click the APPLY button or visit You can also submit a resume at If you have any questions, contact Pam or Melinda at 601-353-4200.


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