Job: Senior Accounting Clerk

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Competitive compensation + benefits package including low cost medical, dental, & vision plans, 403B match, and 7 weeks of paid annual leave annually.

Posted: 10/12/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Catholic Charities is looking for a Senior Accounting Clerk to join the Finance team in Denver, CO.


Under general supervision and guidance, carries out necessary financial accounting and audit responsibilities by performing a variety of detailed accounting duties in accordance with standard accounting procedures.


  • Checks and verifies entry detail for accounts payable, accounts receivable/cash receipts and/or donor processing.
  • Codes regular entries for distribution to accounts.
  • Audits disbursement vouchers, debit and credit memos, donor records, etc.
  • Reviews, posts and balances subsidiary ledgers.
  • Assists in preparing, adjusting, and closing journal entries.
  • Prepares account reconciliations.
  • Analyzes and reconciles any internal inconsistencies between manual and computerized systems.
  • Assists with trial balance and preparation of statements and reports.
  • Prepares necessary governmental or regulatory reports such as 1099’s, tax certificates, etc.
  • Assists in preparation of annual audit.
  • May coordinate the agency’s vehicle donation program, assist in policy and procedure development, and/or assist the Controller or Chief Financial Officer with other special projects or miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Guides the work of lower level staff, in a lead capacity only
  • Supports, promotes and adheres to Catholic Charities’ vision, mission, values and Code of Ethics.
  • Reflects Catholic Charities’ commitment to treating all persons with dignity and respect.
  • Uses creativity and innovation in program development and service delivery.
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and agency information.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.


  • Good steward of Agency human, financial and capital resource
  • Participates effectively as a team member through communication, cooperation, information sharing and problem solving.
  • Participates in staff trainings and programs as required.
  • Any other tasks or duties as assigned.


  • Practical knowledge of agency accounting policy, government regulations, and tax requirements.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment.
  • Detail oriented and organized, flexible and willing to shift priorities as needed.
  • Good phone manner and able to interview and assist callers.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Intermediate skills in excel and accounting software/database for entering data, creating and generating reports, and data analysis
  • Must possess high initiative and be detail oriented.
  • Organized and able to work with little supervision.
  • Knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and the appropriate techniques and practices for the client population.
  • Ability to interact effectively as a team member and independently with Agency staff and with a diverse client base.


Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from accredited two-year college or technical school; preferably in business, accounting, or related field; and two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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