Job accountant in Detroit, MI at Black Family Development

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Company Black Family Development
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Detroit, MI
Industry Civic & Social Services
Sector Nonprofit & NGO
Salary 70000 - 70000 USD per ANNUAL
Job Location Detroit, MI

Job Description


Black Family Development, Inc. (BFDI), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, is a 501©3 organization, founded in 1978 by the Detroit chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers. Our youth- focused, and family-centered organization provides services in Detroit, Wayne County.

BFDI is a CARF accredited, licensed, comprehensive human services organization committed to serving all persons, while specializing in evidence-based counseling, treatment, and advocacy for persons of color. Agency programming includes early childhood resources and literacy development, a 3-tiered juvenile justice service array, mental health prevention and treatment, substance use disorder prevention and treatment, boys and young men of color supportive resources, school-based intervention, and trauma-informed care. Most importantly, our staff are heroes who strive to match passion for service with equal parts best practice to partner with families to achieve their goals.

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Our organization is seeking multiple Full-time positions with the corresponding education/experience requirements:



The Staff Accountant will have working knowledge of processing accounts receivable, accounts payable, petty cash, payroll, and related taxes. The Staff Accountant will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities. Experience in related areas such as reconciling accounts, revenue matching, and billing requirements, petty cash accounting, check reconciliation, and a willingness and ability to work in other areas within the accounting department are required as well.


· Match and post revenue received to open invoices.

· Match purchase orders to vendors invoices; reconcile vendors accounts. Disburse and reconcile petty cash fund.

· Assist the Accounting Mangers with Bi-Weekly payroll processing.

· Set up and reconcile voluntary payroll deductions and garnishments.

· Prepare monthly payroll reports and mileage distribution worksheets.

· Mail out vendors and payroll checks.

· Manage workflow to ensure all payroll, accounts receivable and payable requirements are processed accurately and timely.

· Performs general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.

· Prepares monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.

· Maintains the general ledger.

· Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.

· Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.

· Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.

· Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.

· Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.

· Files tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.

· Coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.

· Manages the purchasing and invoicing system.

· Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.

· Performs other related duties as assigned.


· Detail-oriented.

· Able to deal with difficult, sensitive and confidential information.

· Excellent customer service skills.

· Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.

· Strong organizational, time management and prioritization abilities.


· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred.

· 3 – 5 years of related work experience.

· Working knowledge of accounting best practices.

· Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.

· Strong PC knowledge including proficiency in Excel.

· All candidates must demonstrate familiarity with computer spreadsheet software, preferably Excel and Microsoft, as well as General Accounting software as well.


´ Vacation ´ Personal Days (2 or 3) ´ Snow Days ´ Sick Days (11) ´ Worker’s Compensation ´ Holidays (15) ´ Life Insurance ´ Dependent Life Insurance ´ Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance ´ Short-Term Disability ´ Maternity Leave ´ Family and Medical Leave Act ´ Bereavement Leave ´ Education Leave ´ Military Leave ´ Medical/Dental Vision Plan

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Office


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Job Location

Detroit, MI

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