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Accounting Associate

Company: Planned Parenthood
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Planned Parenthood North Central States

Accounting Associate - St. Paul, MN

Department: Accounting

Starting salary for candidate who meets minimum requirements: $23+/hour

Experience will be compensated.

Paid training is provided for all positions.

Typical Schedule: Full Time Hours: 40 hours/Week

About Us:

At Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS), we believe all people deserve the right, the freedom, and the opportunity to follow their personal ambitions and choose their own path toward a healthier, more meaningful life. That's why we protect, promote, and provide comprehensive and progressive sexual and reproductive health care for generations of young people and families with empathy, care, and respect. We are looking for passionate, dedicated staff who are eager to make positive contributions to their community and to the Planned Parenthood mission.

Click here to learn more: Our Mission

A Day in the Life

Under the general supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Accounting Associate Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Director, the Accounting Associate is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable for assigned affiliates. The Accounting Associate is responsible for following financial and operational objectives which support the mission and strategies of Planned Parenthood of North Central States. The Accounting Associate is an advocate in implementing our mission of "Affirming the human right to reproductive health and freedom." Performs other related duties as assigned.

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week. Monday - Friday, regular business hours.


This position will impact us with the following contributions:

* Provide internal controls regarding payment authorizations and other documentation.
* Review payment authorizations to ensure that invoices are charged to the appropriate entity, fund, cost center, function, and expense line.
* Update all forms related to accounts payable, annually.
* Collaborate with Departments to identify and implement process improvements related to the accounts payable process-document management, approval timeliness, etc.
* Disburse vendor payments weekly via physical checks, EFT/ACH, or credit card
* Prepare Accounting Department deposits
* Track monthly recurring expenses (utilities, rent, etc.), research and accrue for missing invoices for month end
* Support Sr. Staff Accountant reconciliations by providing timely support for activity
* Prepare annual 1099s for assigned affiliate
* Coordinate with Accounting Associate to support escheatment reporting
* Prepare audit schedules as assigned and provide appropriate documentation for annual audits

The Ideal Candidate Brings:

* Associate degree in Accounting, or a related area, or equivalent work experience
* 2 - 4 years of related work experience

We Offer

This position is eligible for:

* A comprehensive benefits package, including:
* Medical, Dental, Vision
* NICE HEALTHCARE - free, virtual primary care for entire household (in-home available for qualifying locations) Services include: 80 free labs, free x-rays and physical tests, live, virtual physical therapy, 550+ free medications

* Flex Spending Account
* Life insurance
* Eligibility for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
* PTO, Float holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays
* 403(b)
* 2 Weeks Paid COVID leave, if necessary
* Coming soon - Pet Insurance!

Planned Parenthood North Central States supports people of all ages in making responsible choices and planning their futures. We are an organization committed to creating and fostering an environment that leads to engaged employees, and we believe engaged employees results in satisfied customers and exceptional experiences. When you work for Planned Parenthood you make a difference in the lives of those we serve by affirming the human right to reproductive health and freedom.

Planned Parenthood is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, veteran status, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, size, disability, socioeconomic status, or status regarding public assistance. Planned Parenthood is committed to encouraging and promoting diversity as well as providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. Planned Parenthood is dedicated to an equitable and inclusive work environment and encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of initial skill set.

Any job offer will be contingent upon the results of a background investigation.

Questions? Contact for more information.

Keywords: Planned Parenthood, St. Paul , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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