Nonprofit Accountant

Location Austin, TX 78705
Date Posted February 16, 2021
Job ID 7216
Employment Type Contract To Hire
Pay rate $32/hour

Scion Nonprofit Staffing ( has been retained to search for a Nonprofit Accountant for our client, a well known and highly revered education focused organization in Austin, TX. This will be an approximate three-month long project and does have the possibility of turning into a full-time employment opportunity for an all-star, top performer! Our client offers an exceptional work culture, a positive work environment and a mission you will love!


Position Summary:

The Accountant is an important role which is responsible for performing general day-to-day accounting operations and reporting as well as oversight of an Associate. This position focuses on accounting processes, managing accounting operations, internal controls, regulations, and practices. The Accountant communicates and collaborates with diverse stakeholders and reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.



  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports.
  • Process payroll.
  • Perform full-cycle bookkeeping (including informal/intermittent audits).
  • Manage month-end close out.
  • Process AR/AP.
  • Post journal entries.
  • Manage the general ledger.
  • Leader of data analysis & financial modeling.
  • Oversee credit card and bank reconciliations.  
  • Reconcile investment accounts & all other accounts on the balance sheet.
  • Initiate outgoing wire transfers.
  • Assist the CFO with year-end processes and procedures.
  • Participate in the annual audit.
  • Provide support in the preparation of annual budgets, grant proposal budgets, and grant financial reports.
  • Maintain a chart of accounts to facilitate accurate financial statements.
  • Prepare & issue client invoices.
  • Review AR to manage collections process.
  • Maintain filing system.


Knowledge & Skills:

  • 5+ years of accounting experience with existing focus on nonprofit accounting (specifically).
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, advanced degree is preferred.
  • Experience with budgeting and grant accounting and reporting
  • Intermediate to advanced level user in Microsoft Office (with an emphasis on Excel).
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with using accounting software.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a collaborative team.


 This is a full time, contract to hire opportunity which offers $24 to $32 per hour, dependent upon experience.


How to Apply:

For immediate consideration please apply with your resume and cover letter, in Microsoft Word format, via


About Our Search Firm:

Scion Staffing is a top Austin, Texas based temporary staffing agency and executive search firm, connecting leading companies and organizations with impeccable talent throughout the West Coast. Through our innovative team-building and staffing solutions, we bridge the gap in temporary staffing, as well as contract-to-hire employment, contingent search, and executive searches.  

Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider committed to not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief. We are committed to the principals of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.

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