Accountant II

Job Type

Full Time


Details: $21.06 to $24.10 per hour



Application Deadline:



1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 510
United States


Founded in 1906, Neighborhood House is one of the oldest social service agencies in the Puget Sound region. We serve over 12,000 people annually through our major program areas of early learning, youth education, family and social services, employment and adult education, health, and housing stability.


The General Accountant II position performs general accounting functions which may include grant billing and monitoring, maintaining grant files, reconciling accounts, preparing journal entries, insurance, allocations, fixed assets and audit support. In addition, the General Accountant II will be trained on and assist with accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll.

Department: Administration 

Reports To: Controller 

Status: Regular, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: 19 ($21.06 to $24.10 per hour)

Location: Weller

Closing Date: April 18th, 2018, or until filled


  • Reconcile general ledger balance sheet accounts, revenue and investment accounts.
  • Prepare journal entries including monthly indirect entries and other adjusting entries.
  • Maintain fixed asset and other schedules.
  • Prepare various expenditure reports for internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare and submit state revenue and tax reports.
  • Assist auditors during audit process.
  • Prepare backup documentation for IRS Form 990s.
  • Invoice funding sources, including federal payment management system.
  • Prepare grantor financial reports and monitor sub-awards meeting grant requirements.
  • Assist with cost allocation process.
  • Perform or assist with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • AA in Accounting (BA preferred) and 2 years accounting experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience (with Department Director’s approval).
  • Proficient in Excel and demonstrated knowledge of Word and Access software programs.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skill with the ability to multitask and prioritize with relatively limited supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Position includes considerable importing and exporting of data, use of pivot tables.
  • Must be able to learn, navigate and use multiple databases, including financial software, internal Access databases and spreadsheet tools, online grantor and banking databases.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective positive professional relationships with staff, management, and external contacts.
  • Flexible work hours with occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Ability to work with and be sensitive to a diverse cultural, ethnic and racial population.
  • Willingness to comply with the established agency performance standards which may include: productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service-orientation, embracing a team player orientation, and maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • CPR Certification (within 30 days of hire).
  • First Aid Certification (within 30 days of hire).
  • Child Abuse and Neglect training (within 2 weeks of hire)
  • Must pass Neighborhood House background check requirements.
  • Position requires Washington State bi-annual criminal background re-check.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in Not for Profit accounting.
  • Experience with MIP Accounting Software.


Click here for more details about our benefits program.


Employment Practice

Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality) and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.


Application Procedure

Submit agency application <img src="" alt="PDF" height="16" width="20"> along with resume and cover letter. For your convenience, we offer several ways for you to submit your completed application: 

  • Email:

  • Fax:

   (206) 923-6776

In Person or Mail to:

8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday

Neighborhood House

1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 510

Seattle, WA 98144

Attn: Human Resources

For more information

Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to


  • Medical & Vision
  • Dental
  • Employer Sponsored Life and AD & D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) with Discretionary and Matching Contributions
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals
  • 11 Paid Holidays

Click here for more details about our benefits program.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Submit an agency application  along with your resume and cover letter by one of the following ways: 

Neighborhood House

1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 510, Seattle, WA 98144

Attn: Human Resources

Office open from 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday