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Accountant

Company: Seneca Family of Agencies
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Seneca has spent the past thirty years building its reputation as an innovative, effective, and ever-evolving leader in child and family mental health services. To support this, we rely on a collaborative and driven team of accounting staff.

As an Accounts Payable Accountant, you will enhance staff experience by answering questions and processing all check requests and employee reimbursements on a weekly basis. This position requires further cross training on vendor invoices, credit card payments, and bank reconciliation. The Accounts Payable Accountant also handles petty cash, receipts, employee questions, and filing.

We are looking for someone with strong attention to detail and accounts payable experience who is looking for a positive work environment where they can learn and grow. Our team works collaboratively to improve our systems and share strategies to meet the needs of our expanding programs. We are experts in our unique agency and set the standard in the non-profit field, so we invite you to join an organization where initiative is prized and employees are driven by the mission to support children and families.


  • Processing invoices for payments in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Researching invoice and payment discrepancies.
  • Communicating and assisting vendor/staff with related payment questions.
  • Completing projects in a timely manner as needed by Controller, Accounting Director, Accounting Manager, and CFO.
  • Crosstrain on processing staff reimbursements in Certify.
  • Assist in preparing daily cash report and uploading daily bank file.
  • Attend monthly A/P team meetings.

  • AA or Bachelors in accounting (or equivalent work experience).
  • 2-4 years of related accounting experience.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with Sage 100 helpful.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Maintaining a strong internal control environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to multi-task and have attention to detail.
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal requirements.

  • Monday - Friday

  • Competitive salary
  • 10% salary increase upon passing Spanish language proficiency exam
  • Annual performance evaluations provide the potential for a generous salary increase each year
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • 4 weeks of flexible paid time off and 11 paid holidays
  • We provide a 403b retirement plan
  • Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities

Keywords: Seneca Family of Agencies, Oakland , Accountant, Other , Oakland, California

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