Community Action Committee of Lehigh Valley
  • Bethlehem, PA, USA
  • 54,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The Senior Accountant maintains fiscal files, assists in bank reconciliations and budget development/maintenance and fields inquiries for fiscal information. The Senior Accountant also assists the Finance Manager in compliance with all fiscal procedures, accounting principles, and reporting requirements of the agency and its subsidiaries and all funders.


  • Prepares fiscal reports for funding sources, including closeout reports.
  • Prepares draws from government agencies as required by the contracts.
  • Coordinates with planning staff and program directors to ensure cost recovery on all grants and contracts.
  • Prepares invoices to granting agencies as required.
  • Manages recordkeeping systems for tracking and reporting and performs account analysis.
  • Monitors spending/run rate against key grants and contracts on a monthly basis and provides the information to program directors to adjust spending accordingly.
  • Performs financial analysis on programs.
  • Performs intra-agency analysis and balance total agency.
  • Participates in monthly program staff meetings and initiates follow-up activity as necessary.
  • Prepares financial statements and account analysis for the agency.
  • Handles the inter-agency activities and billings of Community Action.
  • Assists with budget revision projections and variance analysis.
  • Enters budgets to accounting software.
  • Maintains charts of accounts for agency.
  • Prepares journal entries and the monthly closing of financial records for the agency.
  • Prepares spreadsheets as requested.
  • Streamlines processes where applicable.
  • Helps prepare for the annual audit.
  • Performs on-site program visits as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This description contains the information and facts considered necessary to describe and evaluate the duties of this position fairly and equitably. It should not be considered an exhaustive description of all the work requirements to be performed, but indicates the kinds of duties and levels of responsibility required by the position. The Executive Director or his/her designee will have the prerogative of adding or deleting responsibilities as circumstances may require.


Site: 1337 East Fifth Street

Bethlehem, PA 18015

Some off-site work may be required.


  • Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription
  • Agency paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan with agency contribution
  • Generous Paid Leave Time-
    • Vacation- 15 Days: Earn more time after 2- and 5-year anniversaries
    • Sick- 9 days annually
    • 10 Observed Holidays


Bachelors Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university

Four years' related bookkeeping/accounting work experience

Valid driver's license and good driving record required

Personal vehicle or access to independent transportation required

Proof of motor vehicle insurance (for use of personal vehicle)

Criminal record check required

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