Accountant I Birmingham, Alabama(#0391)

Position Summary:

The Accountant I will aid in accounting and be responsible for assisting with the financial obligations of the institution and assisting in maintaining the fiscal responsibility of the organization. The Accountant I works closely with the accounting manager and chief operating officer to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.  Area serviced is Jefferson County, Birmingham, Alabama.

Location of Position: 

Birmingham, AL

Office location of Position: 

2100 16th Avenue South, Suite 301, Birmingham, AL 35205

Primary Responsibilities:

-Prepare, document, enter and post deposits, journal entries, reversing journal entries and auditor adjustments as directed by the accounting manager, chief operating officer and/or executive director

-Prepare accurate and timely requests for payment to various federal, state, and local funding entities

-Maintain accurate records of supporting documentation for all payment requests

-Compile and analyze financial information as directed by the chief operating officer

-Reconcile balance sheet accounts, subsidiary ledgers and maintain proper documentation; reconcile report discrepancies and problems as required by agency policy

-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as required

-Perform other related duties as assigned by the accounting manager, chief operating officer and/or executive director

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic

-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)

-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with participants and resource providers

-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees



-Bachelor’s degree in accounting

-4+ years experience in accounting required

-Experience in non-profit accounting preferred


Job Salary: 

$38,000 annual salary



F/T, Exempt–Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

40 Hours




Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.


To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to Please insert in the subject line (AC-0391).

To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Aletheia House prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.


Closing Date-Time: 

Thursday, 06/04/2020 – 5:00pm

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