Parking, Pool and Gym access at Owings Mills J:  The Indoor Pool will be closed Friday, Feb. 3 due to an unexpected mechanical issue. Parking on the right side of the building (by Gordon Center) will be limited Friday, Feb. 3-Sunday, Feb. 5. ALSO, the Glazer "wood" gym will be closed Sunday, Feb. 5 from 12:00-7:00pm.  Please plan ahead.

Shabbat candle lighting: 5:11pm

Open Positions

Staff Accountant

JOB TITLE: Staff Accountant
REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager
STATUS: Full Time

Inspired by the work we do every day, the JCC is an organization centered by Jewish values and focused on creating meaningful experiences and opportunities to enrich, connect, and positively impact our community.
We pride ourselves on our inclusive and welcoming workplace and celebrate the diversity of our employees.  
We value all members of our team in a supportive environment in which everyone is treated with appreciation and respect and positioned to do their best work every day.

SUMMARY:

The Staff Accountant will support the accounting operations of the JCC in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices. The position is responsible for recording transactions between multiple operational systems by importing them into our General Ledger system (MIP Abila). Reconciling balance sheet accounts monthly including bank reconciliations, program dashboards, preparing annual audited workpapers and assisting with answering questions from our audit. The Staff Accountant will also communicate directly with staff and members to answer questions and inquiries including registrations, statement balances and budgetary questions. This position must maintain a high level of confidentiality and attention to detail.

COVID VACCINATION POLICY: 
All active full-time, part-time, and temporary staff are required to provide proof of full vaccination (COVID-19) as a condition of employment as of November 15, 2021.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Prepare various monthly journal entries and adjusting entries.
  • Import data from various CRM’s and import to our General Ledger Accounting system.
  • Build and maintain dashboards utilizing accounting software data.
  • Responds to auditors’ inquiries in regard to annual financial audit.
  • Review balance sheet accounts monthly for discrepancies and reconcile differences.
  • Provide backup to support Payroll/Accounts Payable Coordinator and Accounting Manager.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.
  • Attend all JCC meetings and programs as required.
  • Participate in JCC large scale events as required.
  • Assist with year-end audit and IRS reporting.
  • Assist with additional audits as requested.
  • Perform other duties as required or directed.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • BS in Accounting.
  • Experience working in an accounting department – minimum of five years.
  • Working knowledge of non-profit accounting is a plus.
  • Experience working with computerized financial systems (E.g. Abila’s MIP, Ceridian, Salesforce, Camp Minder).
  • Competent General Ledger Debits and Credits Accountant.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office. Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel.
  • Produce imports from various databases into our general ledger system.
  • Ability to 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.

PHYSICAL SKILLS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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.

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.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

SALARY RANGE: $50,000-$65,000

BENEFITS AND PERKS: The JCC offers a comprehensive benefits package, including generous time off, paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) employer match, FSA/HSA options, life insurance, long term disability, complimentary membership to the Jewish Community Center, discounts on programs including preschool and summer camp, and wellbeing programming.

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 Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with our Jewish values, we are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination 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. We welcome everyone interested in our mission to join us. If you require accommodations, please contact us and we will make every effort to meet your needs.
 

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