Staff Accountant

Life'sWork of Western PA   Pittsburgh, PA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on May 5, 2023

Staff Accountant

Job Summary:
The Staff Accountant will assist in the preparation of the monthly financial reports to track the
organization’s assets, liabilities, results of operations, and other related financial activities.

Job Responsibilities:
 Perform general accounting and other related duties in the accounting department.
 Assist in the preparation of periodic (monthly) financial statements in accordance with
generally accepted accounting principles
 Maintains the general ledger.
 Reconcile and analyze all asset and liability accounts on a monthly basis and investigate
any discrepancies.
 Review and analyze all revenue and expense accounts, identify any variances from
budget expectations
 Reconcile bank accounts at least monthly, verify that all deposits are classified and
recorded correctly.
 Provides outside auditors with assistance; gather necessary account information and
documents to perform annual audit.
 Perform other related duties as assigned.

This job description is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities
that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any
time during the course of employment.

Education & Experience:
 Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business required.
 Two years of accounting experience required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
 Knowledge of accounting for a nonprofit entity preferred.
 Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
 Highly proficient with accounting software; knowledge and experience with Abila MIP
accounting software for nonprofits desirable.
 Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software

Compensation: $48,000 – 60,000 based upon knowledge and experience

Benefit Package:
 Health Coverage: (full-time only)
o Pays 100% of employee only coverage.
o Matches up to $700 per year towards your health savings account (H.S.A.)
 Other benefits; (100% paid by employee)
o Dental and vision
o Aflac
o Legal Shield / Identity Theft
 Paid Time Off (PTO):
o In your first year, employees may receive up to 10 days based on your date of hire
o Beginning your second year, full-time employees will receive 20 days of PTO
o Beginning your second year, part-time employees may receive up to 10 days of PTO
 Holidays: (full-time)
o Offer 12 holidays per year
 Retirement Plan (403(b) Thrift Plan):
o Eligible to contribute upon hire
o Matches 100% up to 5% of employee’s contribution after one year
 Mileage reimbursement:
o Follows the federal mileage rate.
 Flexible schedule

Organizational Summary:
Life’sWork of Western PA is a non-profit organization empowering people to live the life they choose.
We partner with people with disabilities, people with other barriers, young adults, children and families to
pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills and
developing meaningful relationships.
We believe everyone deserves to share in opportunities of meaningful employment. Through employment
for all, we envision creating a compassionate, inclusive and equitable community where all individuals
have a chance to flourish. A career at Life’sWork means a chance to promote life altering change in an
individual's life.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
At Life’sWork of Western PA, we have a clear vision: to create a community where difference is valued.
As an organization with a mission that is centered around lifting up some of the most vulnerable members
of society, diversity and inclusion are more than just words to us. Here, everyone is welcome. We
employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin,
language, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, handicap or disability, and other protected
status’. As an employment organization that is continually evolving to provide the best possible services
for our clients, we strive to be as diverse as the individuals that we serve. Life’sWork is fully focused on
building and nurturing a workplace where inclusion is part of our everyday culture, not just an initiative;
where all employees feel their individual gifts are celebrated and appreciated, and where they are
encouraged to be who they are.

There is always more work to be done, and we believe that if the services that are provided by our
organization are done through a diverse mix of talents, perspectives, and backgrounds, we can play a role
in creating ongoing and lasting change.

COVID-19 Safety Operating Policy/Procedures
Life’sWork of Western PA is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for our
employee, clients, and visitors. We adopted a COVID-19 Safety Operating Policy/Procedures that is