Job Description

Position Summary:

General Accounting tasks, HRIS/Dayforce System Admin/Point of Contact.


Essential Functions:

  1. General Accounting Activities: Verify documentation and post journal entries. Perform tasks during the month-end process that are especially detailed. Assist in reconciling assigned general ledger accounts. Process, manage and reconcile petty cash and cash advance accounts. Complete other on-going accounting duties as assigned.
  2. Association HRIS/Dayforce System Admin/Point of Contact: Assist employees, work with Dayforce on issues, perform system maintenance, payroll processing backup.
  3. Receipt payments (other than campaign payments) into operating system for the Metro office.
  4. Serve as the Association Amazon coordinator, record invoices into accounting system and follow up with staff.
  5. Supports the A/P Accountant - Inputs, processes, and researches the payables in the A/P computer system and verifies the documentation provided. Maintain accounts payable files for the purpose of providing an up-to-date audit trail.
  6. Assist with vendor and employee concerns, interfacing with all levels of branch staff.
  7. Assist with other accounting functions and Metro/Association special projects as needed.
  8. Attend all staff meetings, trainings and other YMCA functions as required by Supervisor.
  9. Maintain open lines of communication with participants, staff, and supervisor.


YMCA Competencies (Leader):

Mission and Community Oriented: Accepts and demonstrates YMCA values. Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them.

People Oriented: Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Results Oriented: Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.

Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Supports fundraising. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately.

Personal Development Oriented: Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths

and limitations and how they impact relationships. Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process.



  1. Bachelors in accounting or other related field (completed or in-process). Experience can substitute for a degree.
  2. Minimum of 2 years accounting experience preferred.
  3. Knowledge of accounting procedures.
  4. 10 key by touch.
  5. Strong knowledge of MS Office products including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  6. Detail oriented and the ability to handle multiple tasks; ability to prioritize work schedule to meet daily deadlines; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  7. Criminal Clearance: Including Fingerprints and background clearance
  8. Negative TB Test.
  9. Must attend a new employee orientation within the first 90 days of employment.


Working Conditions:

Environmental Factors:  Indoor and outdoor facilities (e.g. kitchen and recreational sites); exposure to heat, cold, potentially hazardous chemicals, toxic materials; work on slippery or uneven surfaces.  Noise level is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift, push, pull, and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.