Open Position – Accountant

REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer


The Accountant will further the mission at Jazz St. Louis performing a broad range of accounting duties providing support to the Chief Financial Officer and Jazz St. Louis staff for accounting related activities. The Accountant must be attentive to detail, work independently, establish priorities, following through to ensure tasks are completed on time and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven and community oriented. The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.

Position Functions

  • Process vendor invoices, accounts payable and check disbursements
  • Create customer invoices including reconciliation with development records
  • Process check, wire, credit card and PayPal payments
  • Prepare bank deposits and assist in cash flow forecasting
  • Create and enter journal entries
  • Preform monthly bank, credit card and account reconciliations resolving reconciling items in a timely manner
  • Assist in preparation of monthly financials including budget variance analysis
  • Perform monthly and annual closing duties
  • Assist CFO with annual external audit, prepare audit schedules
  • Collect and input W-9’s, prepare and submit annual 990’s
  • Maintain fixed assets including related depreciation entries and reconciliations
  • Prepare and maintain accounting policy and procedures manual
  • Administer facility maintenance program in conjunction without outside building engineer
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer

Experience and Skills

  • College degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines, excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with little direction
  • Working knowledge of computer systems, Microsoft Excel & Word, and QuickBooks or similar accounting software
  • Nonprofit experience helpful, but not required
  • Minimum of two years’ experience required
  • A strong customer service persona

 Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and professional references to

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