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Central - San Antonio, TX
Full Time
2 Year Degree

What This Position Offers

  • Up to 20 Paid Holidays
  • Up to 15 PTO Days
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • 90% Base Employee Medical Paid by Employer
  • Free Basic Life and AD&D
  • Free Long-Term Disability
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Dental, Vision, STD, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Family Friendly Culture
  • 50/50 Hybrid work schedule (after 90 days)



$55,000 - $63,000 (based on organizational budget, and candidate education including applicable years of grant/budget experience)


Job Overview

The accountant will develop, maintain, and report on the financial information for the Organization. They will provide this financial information to Accounting Manager and/or Chief Financial Officer to use to make informed decisions on how to proceed with the programs.


Job Responsibilities

  • Promotes and models the organization’s Core Values.
  • Responsible for the monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger closing process.
  • Review and approve purchase orders, check requests, and credit card transactions for the Organization to ensure compliance with funding sources, Uniform Guidance, approved allocation methodologies and policies.
  • Investigates, resolves, and documents identified accounting issues.
  • Records GAAP and non-GAAP in-kind revenue and expenses and ensures compliance with grant requirements. Prepares the federal grant drawdowns and related sales journals.
  • Prepares various parent-child grant invoices and related sales journals.
  • Performs a detailed review of general ledger accounts to determine accuracy of accounts and prepare required journal entries as needed.
  • Performs bank deposit and post bank activity (cash receipts, interest, fees, etc.).
  • Records journal entries where required.
  • Participates in the annual record retention process.
  • Assist in preparing assigned audit schedules and gathering requested audit documents.
  • Partners with direct services personnel to provide guidance on travel and expense processes, budget vs. actuals, and policy compliance.
  • Acts as consultant with regard to organizational processes and policies for field supervisors.
  • Perform other duties (special projects) as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited institution with a concentration in accounting or related field; or an Associate degree in accounting plus three (3) years related experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus three (3) years of experience in a Federally funded organization or a non-profit organization.
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) or CPA Certification.


Work Experience


  • A minimum of one (1) year of Accounting or Finance experience in computerized accounting systems and federal grants.


  • A minimum of three (3) years of Accounting or Finance experience in a computerized accounting systems for a non-profit organization.


Additional Skills Required

  • Proficiency in MS Office software applications with advanced skills using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent 10-key by touch.
  • Spanish fluency helpful, but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and donors.
  • Emotional maturity.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to be extremely effective independently with the capability of managing numerous simultaneous projects.
  • Critical thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
  • Knowledge of non-profits using an automated accounting system.
  • Strong analytical, presentation, verbal and written communication, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate and summarize financial records.
  • Ability to travel to various training sessions.
  • Must have dependable transportation, valid driver’s license, a clean driving record, (subject to annual MVR check and policy), current auto liability insurance, and be bondable by AVANCE, San Antonio, Inc.



This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Nothing in this job description forms or is intended to form a contract of employment. Neither shall the content in this job description be interpreted to conflict with, or to eliminate or modify in any way, the “at will” employment status of AVANCE San Antonio employees. Employment remains on an “at-will” basis.



5-10% annually on average, mostly local.



Computer, computer software programs and peripherals, resource materials and equipment, copier, fax, and other equipment applicable to the position.


Working Conditions

Mental and Physical Demands

General office and sedentary. Regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Use of personal computing equipment.

Maintain emotional control under stress; work with interruptions and deadlines; walking, standing, stooping, bending, pulling, and pushing; occasional: lifting/carrying, pulling/pushing 10-30 pounds. Work evenings and weekends as needed.


Environmental Factors

Occasional exposure to biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, insects, mold, fungi, etc.). Occasional exposure to weather related conditions when working in outside environment/neighborhoods and events.


ADA/ADAAA Statement

AVANCE is committed to equal opportunity in employment for persons with disabilities and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, and any other applicable state and federal laws. Accordingly, AVANCE does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities regarding application, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training or other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. Moreover, it is AVANCE’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations in employment to qualified individuals with disabilities so that they can perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of AVANCE’s business or would change the essential functions of the position. Retaliation against an individual with a disability for utilizing this policy or seeking a reasonable accommodation is prohibited. Individuals with any questions or requests for accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department.


EEO/AAP Statement

AVANCE values diversity and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. It is also our goal to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination based on their physical or mental disability or veteran status.


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