General Ledger Accountant


General Ledger Accountant


Position Description: 

In this role, the General Ledger Account will utilize technical accounting expertise to provide the following support:


General Ledger

  1. Reconcile monthly all balance sheet accounts including cash, Custodial Funds, Accounts Receivable, Prepaid Expenses, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable, Loans, and other accounts.

  2. Monitors and verifies all revenues and expenses are coded properly and in the proper period

  3. Monitors and verifies all budget to actuals monthly reports for reasonableness and presentable to the Controller

  4. Prepare month end closing entries and accruals (admin fee, donations, etc.)

  5. Verify all monthly entries are prepared and correct (depreciation, space cost, insurance, etc.)

  6. Manage Program 0000 activities

  7. Creates reports as needed through the Blackbaud NXT accounting system including Dashboard Reports

  8. Prepare and send reports to the Managers and Directors after reviewing with the Controller

  9. Reviews and approves all transactions postings in the Controller’s absence

  10. Assists the Controller during the audit period to ensure timely reporting of the audit

Other business office Functions

  1. Assist with internal and external independent and program audits, prepare audit schedules

  2. Prepares journal entries

  3. Assist in budget preparations

  4. Provide clerical and administrative support to Controller as requested


  1. Keeping Controller and Program Directors appraised of issues and/or financial problems so that prompt resolution may occur


  1. Perform other duties as required.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (B. S.) from a four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  2. At least 3-5 years’ experience in a mid-level accounting to upper level position; preferably in a non-profit environment.

  3. Reliable and trustworthy; sound decision-making skills.

  4. Requires excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Software.

  5. Must be proficient with, Blackbaud NXT accounting software.

  6. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages and variances. 

  7. Ability to work professionally, cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results throughout the agency.

  8. Passion and enthusiasm for the mission of CCDSD and its clients.

  9. Ability to work 40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday,

  10. Ability to focus and be detailed oriented.

  11. Ability to work well independently and possess sound communication skills to interact with vendors, management and co-workers.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Requires ability to sit up to 8 hours per day with frequent walking, standing, bending, squatting, pulling and pushing.

  2. Requires ability to keyboard at computer for up to 8 hours per day.

  3. Occasionally may be required to carry and lift items up to 25 pounds.


Employment Status:  Non-Exempt

Work Schedule: Full Time (40 hours/week)

Salary: $28-$32 per hour

How to Apply

Email Resume to:



Catholic Charities
Human Resources
PO Box 121831
San Diego, CA 92112-1831


619 232-3807


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