Our Mission Statement: Guided by the Jewish tradition of helping all people, JFCS empowers individuals and families toward self-sufficiency. 

Job Title: Accountant

Accountability: Controller

Job Summary/Function:

The Accountant will provide entry-level administrative and financial support services. The position works closely with other accounting personnel, internal departments, and external parties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be detailed orientated
  • Daily bank deposits and cash application
  • Reconcile monthly deposits
  • Research discrepancies and correct as needed
  • Record, post journal entries and reconcile general ledger accounts as needed
  • Process monthly bank reconciliations
  • Asset Management process and reporting
  • Payroll Processing
  • Assist with financial statement review
  • Assist Controller with month-end and year end closing process
  • Act as back-up to Accounts Payable or as needed in the department to keep the department running smoothly
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations
  • General ledger account variance analysis
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required or the equivalent with 1-3 years of prior accounting experience or an Associate’s degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of two years’ experience in accounting and finance
  • Not for profit experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MIP, QuickBooks or other accounting software
  • Strong analytical problem-solving aptitude with creative solutions, ability to organize work with large amounts of information efficiently, manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously with strong attention to detail and accuracy
Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Full Time Salary
Job Location: Sarasota

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