Accounting Assistant Job at Lifelines Counseling Services, Mobile, AL

  • Lifelines Counseling Services
  • Mobile, AL

Job Description


1. Accounting

-Enter journal entries for the general ledger monthly

-File and pay monthly and quarterly tax reports

-Serve as backup for Finance Director in designated duties

-Reconcile bank accounts monthly

-Reconcile PayPal account monthly

-Prepare grant budget revisions as necessary

-Assist in month-end closing procedures, including performing various reconciliations, and preparing month end reports for review

2. Grant Reporting

-Prepare grant reimbursement requests and associated invoices and submit same to funding sources on time

-Responsible for helping ensure grant funds are spent appropriately and timely

-Work as liaison for agency and grant providers-Request approval for purchases within grants

-Help to establish budgets for renewing and/or new grants

-Work with Division Managers on specified grant reporting tasks

3. Compliance

-Prepare documentation for individual grant audits as well as annual agency audit



The Accounting Assistant is responsible to the Finance Director for assistance with the daily operational accounting of the Family Counseling Center program. This position is non-exempt. The incumbent of this position must have a commitment to

performance and quality improvement and will agree to uphold and carry out the agency's PQI policies and procedures.


The incumbent of this position will have prior training and experience in the accounting field. The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years experience in accounting or an accounting degree. In addition, the candidate will have effective verbal and written communication skills. Regular attendance and punctuality is an essential function. All records maintained by this person will meet the standard for agency accreditation. Cultural sensitivity is an integral part of this position.


-Ability to tend to details

-Multi-task oriented

-Ability to complete projects in a timely manner with minimal supervision


-Able to prioritize tasks and manage them efficiently

-Ability to use general office equipment including computer keyboard by touch, voicemail system, copy machine, and printers

-Must be able to work assigned shift

-Proficient with the use of a computer and Microsoft Office programs

-Must be able to maintain an effective relationship with, and among employees and clients

-Must be able to proficiently read, write, and communicate clearly in English

-Must be able to use hands, fingers, and wrists, repetitively, using a keyboard and adding machine


-Must be able to see clearly with or without corrective lenses and hear and speak clearly with or without aids

-Must be able to use hands – specifically using a computer keyboard and other office equipment

-Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. occasionally and with assistance, if necessary

-Must be able to sit stand, walk, squat bend, and reach overhead regularly


Works in an indoor office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (403b, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D) and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Training & Development
  • Wellness Resources

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Shift work,

Similar Jobs

Path Arc

Customer Service (remote work , no vaccination required) Job at Path Arc

The customer service representative will be responsible for answering client inquiries, provide product information, and help the customer by being informative, empathetic, and eager to quickly solve a customers problem. Must be willing to listen, learn, and resolve any...

Griswold Care Pairing for Greater Orlando

LIVE-IN Caregiver Job at Griswold Care Pairing for Greater Orlando

 ...our "Griswoldness"! Do you enjoy working with seniors? Griswold Home Care-referred caregivers provide seniors the help they need to live in the place they love. If you have a heart of gold and are passionate about making a difference, we need to talk with you! NOW OFFERING... 


Empleado de Mantenimiento - Janitor Job at MyKelly

 ...escuchamos y estamos aqui para ayudarlo! Estamos buscando EMPLEADO DE MANTENIMIENTO para trabajar en LAS PIEDRAS , Puerto Rico. Te debes a ti...  ...limpias y en ptimas condiciones en todo momento. Este trabajo podra ser una excelente opcin si: Cuarto Ao de Escuela... 



DescriptionPosition at Pilgrim'sMaintains diesel and gasoline powered equipment and trucks, all makes and models, operation by...  ...alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction... 

Casella Waste Systems Inc.

Helper Job at Casella Waste Systems Inc. Casella Waste Systems Inc. in Millsboro, Delaware, United States# Position Summary The Helper performs duties and operations to assist drivers complete customer routes with a focus on providing exceptional customer service and adhering to all health and safety...