The Chicano Federation provides essential services to the most vulnerable members of our community every day.  Our employees make a difference in the lives of the people we serve every day. 

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Job Title: Accounting Manager

 Job Description


Job Title:  Manager- Accounting Department


General Function:

Responsible for management of accounting team and all bookkeeping/accounting functions at the agency.  

 Essential Functions:

 Responsible of bookkeeping functions related to general accounting procedures including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and bank reconciliation.

 Ability to supervise, lead and motivate all accounting team.

 Maintain accounts and records for departmental systems and internal financial control activities.


  • Perform accounts payable functions including but not limited to, inspection of invoices, check preparation, posting to subsidiary and general ledgers, maintaining an accurate filing system of paid invoices.


  • Perform accounts receivable functions such as invoice preparation, payment tracking, and general ledger posting.


  • Prepare payroll and maintain pertinent confidential information and documentation; prepare quarterly payroll tax reports, DE3 and Federal 941; prepare monthly sales tax, workers’ compensation reports, and SUI reports; annually prepare W-2's, 1099's and necessary transmittal reports


  • Review and be knowledgeable of incoming documents for proper procedural and legal adherence.


  • Prepare agency annual budget, and other grant AND/OR SPECIAL budgets as needed.


  • Communicate with funding contract monitors regarding contract compliance matters.


  • Responsible for compliance with all fiscal requirements/regulations of funding sources.


  • Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.


  • Responsible for accumulating data for annual external audit and Form 990.




A bachelor’s degree or four years work experience required.

Master’s degree preferred. Must be knowledgeable of bookkeeping principles and procedures, cost and/or fund accounting and general ledger procedures. 



Minimum four years of experience managing an accounting team required. A minimum of four years of previous bookkeeping/accounting experience desirable, in a lead role capacity.  Requires knowledge of computer applications and current software and must be able to utilize an adding machine by touch.


Operating Responsibility:

Must interact with agency employees at all levels in a personal and professional manner.  Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills to represent the agency in a professional manner. Confidentiality is of major importance for this position in dealing with various agency accounts both receivable and payable.  Analytical ability required in handling various legal governmental forms related to payroll, workers’ compensation and SUI reports.  Judgment required as well as organization skills to handle multiple tasks in a manner to meet required deadlines.  Must present a positive attitude and work independently.  Judgment required negotiating and solving sensitive issues related to accounts receivable/payable.



Has contact with all levels of agency employees as well as external contact related to billings and contracts.


Working conditions:

Works in an office environment.  Must be able to be bonded.  Travel may be required. Must have a vehicle, current driver’s license and proof of insurance.


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