Senior Accountant

Job Summary:

The Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in accomplishing the goals and mission of the Urban League of Philadelphia (ULP).  The Senior Accountant responsibilities may include bank account reconciliations, general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, investments, gifts & grants, monthly closings, analyzing balance sheet accounts, assisting with financial statements and audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned. 

Essential Functions:  
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and account analyses.
  • Creates, enters and posts journal entries.
  • Collect and deposit funds.
  • Reconciles bank accounts and processes ACH payments.
  • Posts bank account activity, including internet payments, refunds/voids/confirmations, and transfers between bank account(s) for e-check on a daily basis.
  • Process and distribute payroll.
  • Maintain files for fiscal department documents (vouchers, deposits, tax returns, financial reports).
  • Assists with the preparation of the financial statements.
  • Assists with the preparation of the Federal Form 990 and supporting schedules.
  • Assists with monthly closing process.
  • Process credit card payments.
  • Keep billing and collections records updated.
  • Maintain 1099 vendor info and assist in preparation of 1099’s at yearend.
  • Process cash transfers.
  • Manage petty cash fund.
  • Prepare support for payments to third parties, (e.g. taxes withheld, benefit providers).
  • 403(b) census completed annually for plan administrator.
Direct Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • N/A
Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting/finance required
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) is preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in related field.  
  • Working knowledge of mainframe accounting systems and general ledger accounting.  
  • Computer skills:
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook) with special emphasis on Excel
  • MIP Accounting software preferred

Salary Range: $65,000 – $75,000

Please submit resume to Human Resources at

The Urban League of Philadelphia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors.