Staff Accountant – Habitat for Humanity Seattle King County – Renton, WA

Instrumental in supporting the Director of Finance and Accounting Manager in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance Department and ensuring that financial records are maintained accurately and consistent with accounting standards for non-profit agencies.

To be successful in this job, individual must be organized, energetic, a self-starter, maintain attention to detail and able to communicate effectively and efficiently through verbal and/or written means. Must be aware and have the ability to prioritize workload, targeting deadlines within the confines of working with a variety of people in all departments of the organization. Maintains and regards all department information as highly confidential.


Daily processing and entering of cash receipts into Sage 50 that includes two retail stores, mortgage receipts, and development activity

Record receivables, pledges, and in-kind gifts into Sage 50

Prepare and process bi-weekly payroll through ADP

Record and reconcile the general ledger payroll activity and process payment of retirement plan contributions

Record mortgage payments and assist with the monitoring and reporting of the mortgage portfolio

Prepare and record general journal entries

Assist with monthly and year end close and financial reporting

Reconcile all bank accounts

Perform general ledger account reconciliations and analysis of general ledger balances as needed

Prepare and file monthly, quarterly, and annual tax returns and licenses as needed

Monitor, book and replenish petty cash

Reconcile cash receipts per Raisers Edge reports with Finance cash receipts

Prepare various invoices for reimbursement and assist in grant reporting

Provide back up to Accounts Payable function

Assist in organizing department paperwork, department files and archiving for ease of retrieval

Assist on other special projects and duties as needed


Minimum 2-5 years accounting and/or finance experience.
Experience with accounting software Sage 50 (Peachtree).
Payroll experience that includes processing, recording, reconciling, and reporting. Experience with ADP Workforce Now a plus.
Experience with retail, construction, non-profit organizations, non-profit accounting, and requirements of OMB Circular A-133 a plus.
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office applications, especially Excel


Able to lift at least 30lbs pounds.
Sit/work at a computer/laptop for extended periods of time.


Degree from an accredited two-year college or university in Accounting, Business Administration, Management or a related field preferred. Related education and related experience may be substituted


Valid driver’s License with a good driving record.

How to apply

Submit resume and cover letter to

The position will be open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a representative of Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County.

The final hiring process involves employment reference checks and a criminal background check.

Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County is an equal Opportunity Employer.