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Staff Accountant - JCC

5700 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA Req #282
Monday, October 28, 2019
Founded in 1854, the Baltimore Jewish Community Center (JCC) has evolved into an organization of vitality and diversity. In keeping with its Jewish values, the JCC is committed to enhancing the general welfare of the total community.  If you are looking for a job where the work environment is both stimulating and supportive and the mission is focused on promoting and strengthening Jewish life and values, then the JCC could be the place for you.



The Staff Accountant will oversee all day-to-day detail accounting operations and support the Senior Director of Finance and his staff in managing all accounting functions, including leading month-end and year-end financial analysis preparation.

  • Two years college credits in Accounting/Finance

  • Experience working in an accounting department

  • Working knowledge of non-profit accounting is a plus

  • Experience working with computerized financial systems (E.g. Abila’s MIP)

  • Microsoft Office proficiency with Excel skills (E.g. pivot tables, formulas, macros)

  • Ability organize and prioritize tasks and projects

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent organization and time management skills (through flexibility and ability to multi-task)

  • Superior interpersonal and customer service skills.  Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with staff, members, community partners, and lay leaders

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain degree of confidentiality



  • Assist in the coordination and preparation of the annual budget

  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual analysis of variances with explanations

  • Build and maintain reports utilizing accounting software and spreadsheets

  • Assist in compiling data for both budget preparation and during the budget process

  • Balance assigned general ledger accounts monthly

  • Coordinate collection of all balance sheet account work papers monthly

  • Cross train and serve as the backup for both payroll processing and other accounting duties as assigned.

  • Perform special projects as assigned

  • Assist with year-end audit and IRS reporting

  • Assist with additional audits as requested

  • Perform other duties as required or directed

work enviroNment:

The work environment is usually
fast paced.  This job requires high energy and interaction with staff as well as with members, other agency staff, community leaders, and outside partners, vendors, others.

physical demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by supervisor or other management as required.  The JCC reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the needs arise.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and its Agencies are equal opportunity employers, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran's status, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit the performance of essential job functions (with or without reasonable accommodation) or any other basis protected by federal, or applicable, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family JCC
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, November 18, 2019
  • 5700 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA