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  • Full-Time
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Job Type Details: Full-Time, 40 hours per week

Job Purpose & Summary:

Under the direction of the CFO, the Accountant provides general accounting duties in accordance with prescribed procedures and accounting practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management deems necessary.

  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and Community Advocates Financial Policies & Procedures.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly financial reports as needed.
  • Review payroll prior to bi-weekly submission.
  • Prepare and enter month end allocations including client trust entries, space, admin, fringe benefits (Health/Life/Dental), property and liability, workers comp, postage reading.
  • Prepare monthly invoices and record invoices in accounting software.
  • Reconcile bank accounts, credit cards statements, balance sheet monthly.
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable.
  • Prepare, review and analyze monthly financial statements, transactions, questionnaires, computer reports and other financial documents including variable ad-hoc reports.
  • Meet with managers to review their program budget vs actual financials.
  • Assist with annual audit preparation including audit work schedules.
  • Prepare Audit Accounts Receivable confirmations for government contracts.
  • Complete audit confirmation requests from external auditors of our subcontractors.
  • Prepare budget forecasts.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Proficiency using MS Office including intermediate level experience using MS Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP, Filters, Functions, etc.). Ability to manipulate, sort and summarize large data sets.
  • High level of efficiency and accuracy.
  • Experience with general ledger functions.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and ability to analyze data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 2+ years of Non-profit accounting experience preferred.
  • CPA certification a plus

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to Relocate:

  • Milwaukee, WI 53233: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location:  In person

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Salary Range: $65,000 – $75,000 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Community Advocates, Inc. is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

Interested applicants can reply by sending their resume accompanied by a cover letter to no later than May 13, 2024.

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