Accountant I (#0473)

Announcement 0473

Position Summary:
The Accountant I is an entry level accounting position and accountant 1 is responsible for
assisting in maintaining the fiscal responsibility of the organization. The accountant 1 works
closely with the accounting manager and chief financial 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 financial information as directed by the chief operating officer
-Reconcile general ledgers accounts 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

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
-2 years accounting experience preferred

Job Salary:
$36,000 – $41,000 annual salary

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

Benefits:
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 an email with one attachment including cover letter and
resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at: www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax cover
letter and resume to 205-203-4843. Please insert in the subject line (AC-0473).
* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to be
considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date-Time:
Open until filled

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