Accounting Clerk

POSITION TITLE: Accounting Clerk




WORK HOURS: 37.5 Hours Per Week

DATE: November, 2023

WORK LOCATION: MidPointe Cincinnati

Position Summary

This position performs the accounting and the general ledger record keeping related to the daily processing of cash receipts, payments, and refugee support along with other backup and support functions within the Finance department.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Maintain chart of accounts / organizational setup for all general ledger accounts in the accounting software.
  2. Deposit to the bank and journalize all agency cash receipts into the general ledger utilizing the accounting software. Monitor agency cash flow via banking software, initiate bank transfers and record any activity.
  3. Code, process and pay all vendor invoices and check requests for the agency.
  4. Process all Refugee department assistance requests. Maintain detailed client activity record of all available/spend/billed/received dollars including a separate record file for each client detailing remaining available funds.
  5. Serve as a backup on all agency payrolls along with interpretation and senior volunteer contractor payments.
  6. Manage the recording of benefits, including Enrollments/Terminations/Changes and coordinate those changes with the Payroll Specialist.
  7. Process month-end activities including bank reconciliations, inventory reconciliations and the updating of various spreadsheets.
  8. Work directly with CFO/Accountant on analyzing the general ledger and preparation of accounting work papers.
  9. Other duties as assigned at year-end, audit periods, etc.

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

  • Demonstrated accounting knowledge with work related experience or technical skills.
  • Very high attention to detail.
  • Experience with accounting software – Sage preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel spreadsheet and database management.

Organizational Responsibility:

Employees of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio will have knowledge of the Catholic faith, a willingness to work for a Catholic, faith-based agency and adhere to the policies of Catholic Charities. Employees will not publicly oppose the teachings of the Catholic Faith nor publicly advocate for any position in conflict with Catholic teaching, or the specific positions of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati or the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This requirement includes any public speech, demonstration or writing including the use of social media or other digital technologies.

Work Environment:

Typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to meet the following physical requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Use hands to manipulate, handle, feel, and control items or equipment
  • Talk to other employees/clients and hear them
  • See and be able to read, write, and interpret written documents
  • Occasionally lift and move objects weighing up to 15 pounds

Please submit resumes to  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.