Staff Accountant

Santa Clara, California

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About Us: LifeMoves is one of the largest and most effective providers of shelter and supportive services across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula. As a results-driven organization, since 1987, our mission has been to provide interim housing and supportive services that create opportunities for homeless families and individuals to rapidly return to stable housing and long-term self-sufficiency. Our successful therapeutic service model combines clean, modern housing with intensive supportive services that promote dignity and motivate our clients to achieve autonomy. LifeMoves operates over 15 major sites from San Jose to Daly City.

Culture: LifeMoves staff are dedicated to serving our community. Diverse in background, outlook and life experience, our team addresses important social issues with passion and creativity. A culture of collaboration and innovation provides a thriving and successful environment for all. We foster personal growth through ongoing investment in the professional development of our staff. Together, we are committed to breaking the cycle of homelessness and helping our clients achieve long-term self-sufficiency.

Job Description:

LifeMoves seeks a Staff Accountant. This role will be an important part of the Accounting organization, supporting month-end close, budgeting, billing, and financial reporting activities. This individual will work with:

  • All members of the Accounting team to ensure that our financial records are timely and accurate.
  • Various functional groups within LifeMoves, specifically with Programs Services, Grants, and Contracts. This includes analyzing and reporting of Actual spending vs. Budget analysis, monthly reporting to Functional Management, and assisting them to understand the financial impact of decisions and activities.
  • Outside agencies to support contracting and billing activities.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Position Responsibilities:
  • Execute all accounting activities in assigned areas (e.g., Cash, Accrued Liabilities, or Revenue - areas may rotate over time). Execute transactions and reconcile all relevant accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Provide financial and accounting support for assigned business units. Analyze contract terms, understand contract requirements (documentation etc.), what is billable vs. not billable, timing of invoice submission, as well as produce budgets for contracts in the assigned business units. Execute contract billings and work with external agencies to ensure timely collection of billings. Prepare annual budget for the business unit. Support monthly financial reviews with reporting and participation in reviews.
  • Execute the production and distribution of month-end reporting to all business units.
  • Support the annual audit process by providing all needed financial reports and analysis for assigned areas of accounting and business units.
  • Reconcile bank accounts for the organization.
  • Participate in projects, such as new IT implementations, as the need arises.
Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Deltek experience is a plus.
  • Adaptive Insights experience a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and good follow-through.
  • Ability to work with a variety of staff.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively manage multiple deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to roll up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.
  • Interest in non-profit accounting.
We have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Account, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K, etc.

To learn more about our non-profit organization, check out our website at

LifeMoves is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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