Senior Accountant, Revenue and Accounts Receivable



Senior Accountant, Revenue and Accounts Receivable

Employment Type:

Full time


Seattle, WA


$62,500 - $66,500

Application Contact:

Victoria Law

Job Description:

United Way of King County is a recognized leader in solving the community’s toughest challenges and we’re looking for an accounting professional to join our Operations & Administration team as a Senior Accountant of Revenue & AR. This position manages the accounting for charitable gifts, pledges and cash receipts postings in the Accounts Receivable system (Enterprise). This position works closely with other Financial Operations team members to ensure accurate and timely contribution postings and accurate and complete financial reporting.  This position supervises two Gift Accounting Specialists and seasonal processing staff as needed.

Essential duties:

  • Manages transaction postings, donor and company account updates and related processes within Enterprise & associated systems.
  • Reviews, analyzes and processes pledge, gift, designated agency and payment transactions and adjustments, ensuring accuracy of entry and consistency of processes.
  • Supports and works with team members to troubleshoot and translate data feeds/reports from Enterprise system that supports journal entries to the General Ledger.
  • Provides key technical support for future planning for back-office system transformation through account mapping and process design.
  • Responsible for transaction back-up archiving and retention requirement compliance for these records.
  • Works within and across teams to identify potential process improvements, works with others to implement agreed on changes and updates policies and procedures.
  • Supports the financial audit by providing documentation and explanations of transactions and processes.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Core Competencies:

  • Intermediate knowledge of professional accounting principles, practices, and methods in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Basic math skills and intermediate Microsoft Office skills.
  • Strong analytical, research and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and projects while meeting assigned deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with frequent interruptions and ability to shift work priorities quickly.

Education and/or Experience:
A successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, specializing in accounting or related field or substitute equivalent experience. Must have five years’ experience in revenue/AR accounting, preferably in a non-profit environment with responsibility for constituent data and financial information. Experience with general ledger computerized accounting systems experience, or donor database software such as Enterprise, preferred.  Solid working knowledge of relational databases, Access and Microsoft Dynamics SL experience desired. At least 1 year of previous supervisory experience preferable.

The annual recruitment range is $62,500 - $66,500, depending on successful experience and prior accomplishments. Don’t hesitate, please apply on our careers website today at

Additional information:
United Way of King County is an exceptional workplace that can provide you with:

  • Opportunity to work with smart, passionate and enthusiastic team members and volunteers
  • Working with diverse staff and other constituents
  • Culture of high-performance expectations and accountability
  • Exciting and challenging work
  • Opportunity to help solve the community's toughest problems
  • Competitive pay that is commensurate with demonstrated successful performance and experience
  • Many other benefits that we are happy to discuss with you

We are an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly encourage people of color to apply.

We are an Employer of National Service: AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

United Way of King County