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Senior Accountant


Children's Home Network



Primary Job Function

Accounting / Finance

Type of Position


Education Requirement

Bachelor's Degree

Experience Requirement

1-3 years

Salary Range


Salary Terms


Remote Options

Hybrid (Some In-Person Required)

How to Apply:

please apply on our Company’s website: under “View a list of our current job openings”

Description / Details:

Assists in the recording of accounting activity and preparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.  Responsibilities also include assisting accounting department with various other accounting activities.

**This is a hybrid position located in Tampa area. Salary starting at $65,000** 


  • Assist with account reconciliations and preparing general ledger entries to properly reflect account activity in a timely manner. 
  • Reconcile bank and investment statements and record applicable general ledger entries.
  • Maintain spreadsheets and reconciliations for various general ledger accounts.
  • Maintain fixed asset listing including Construction in Progress and related depreciation for all CHN assets.
  • Reconcile due to/from accounts monthly.
  • Prepare annual entries per budget for prepaid expenses, occupancy, G&A, and other allocations. 
  • Prepare monthly and year-end accruals as assigned.
  • Prepare general ledger entries for recognition of release of restricted revenue activity monthly.
  • Assists with audit work paper preparation and fieldwork requests from financial auditors. 
  • Assist with CHN insurance renewals. 
  • Prepare report for unclaimed property as needed. 
  • Back up Staff Accountant, Revenue Manager, and Director of Finance duties as needed. 
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to staff. 
  • Assist in development and maintenance of financial internal controls and procedures.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget, retirement plan audit, completion of annual tax filings and financial audit.
  • Assist with preparing statistical and dashboard reports and other ad hoc reporting for management and auditors. 
  • Participate in required training.
  • Assist Revenue Manager with research and implementation of compliance requirements for all grants and contracts. 
  • Assist Revenue Manager with maintenance of master listing of all revenue contracts/grants as well as grant and other reimbursement contract documents in
  • accordance with contract requirements and CHN policies, ensuring files and records accurately document related activity.
  • Assist Revenue Manager with monthly, quarterly, and annual documentation submission to funding agencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  


Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with minimum of three years accounting experience required.  Non-Profit Experience and CPA preferred.  
  • Must be competent in utilization of Microsoft Office products, with emphasis on advanced Excel skills.  
  • Experience with computerized accounting ledger systems and payroll systems necessary.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license with no record of criminal driving offense of license suspension.  
  • Must possess means of providing job related transportation and show proof of required insurance. Must be insurable under Children’s Home Network insurance policy.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours when occasionally required  
  • Must successfully complete and maintain FDLE clearance, Federal background and state criminal background check and sexual predator screening.
  • Must successfully complete FDLE Clearance, Federal background and state criminal background check and sexual predator screening.


Annual Training Requirements: The following training topics are required annually: Prevention of Sexual Harassment, Blood-borne Pathogens, Workplace Accident Prevention and Reporting, Confidentiality and Privacy Practices, Diversity/Cultural Competency, Child Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporter Statutes and Methods, Crisis Prevention, and Program Goals.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies:

  • Solid understanding of general ledger, payroll, and fixed asset systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of the accounting cycle and accounting rules (GAAP/FASB).
  • Excellent organizational, time management and follow-up skills; demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; proven ability to clearly communicate complex financial concepts to a non-financial leaders within the organization.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of unrestricted and restricted revenue sources.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data in order to produce reports and make improvement recommendations.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and financial modeling and familiarity with ERP accounting software.
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills; strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with multiple accounting software packages and capacity to learn new packages.
  • Must be able to conduct oneself in a manner that promotes professionalism and teamwork throughout the Agency, setting an example for others to follow.
  • Responsibility for highly confidential and sensitive information requires ethics and professionalism beyond reproach.
  • Must be able to cooperatively interact with co-workers so as to promote an effective, productive work unit

Supervision Received:

Supervision is provided by the Director of Finance in the form of one-on-one supervision and regular staff meetings.  


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

 We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 


How to Apply:

please apply on our Company’s website: under “View a list of our current job openings”