Staff Accountant

Finance Nashville


Purpose and Scope

Works with the Finance division in day-to-day activities.  Prepares journal entries, general ledger account reconciliations, record of assets/liabilities and other financial transactions.  Fulfills cross-functional duties throughout the Finance Division as needed, including special projects.  The overarching goal is to build a continuously improving accounting system with integrity and provide exceptional customer service.

Essential Job Functions

Provide assigned monthly closing entries and reconciliations for a variety of accounts required for proper financial reporting.
Monitor and record daily bank transactions.
Assist in preparation of cash flow reporting.
Reconcile inventory on a monthly basis, including period physical counts.
Prepare financial statements and other reports.
Participate in annual budget process, including representation to other Divisions for ongoing budget support.
Prepare reconciliations and documentation as requested for the annual audit.
Handle confidential data.
Offer analysis to determine and prioritize workflow improvements.
Perform related and unrelated duties as required.

Working Relationships

Reports To: Associate Manager, Accounting
People Management Responsibility: None
Works Closely With: Finance Staff; Chief Financial Officer; Headquarters Staff

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Training & Development


Follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to use PC and widely-used software applications, especially Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to learn new software applications as necessary.
Ability to provide analytical skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with all TGI Departments and Membership.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
Experience in non-profit accounting preferred.
Customer-oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Great Plains accounting software experience preferred, proficient in Microsoft Office applications with strong Excel experience
Mature, responsible, driven and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Successful completion of a drug and background screen.

This Job Description is for general purposes and guidelines only and should not be considered all-inclusive.  Neither does the receipt of this job description constitute an employment contract.  Furthermore, it should be known that this list of job requirements is subject to change without written notice.

Employment Number #2015-102 Location/Department Finance Type Full Time Role Staff Accountant

Required Skills

Here’s an overview of qualifications you need for this job.

Proven ability to communicate in an effective manner with both internal and external customers.
Demonstrates a solid, visible relationship with Jesus Christ which is evidenced by a heart for God, which then translates into a genuine, deep love for others and a concern that others also know Jesus Christ as their Savior
Core Competencies
Customer focus Team building Communications Decisiveness Delegation and follow-up Actively learns, demonstrates and fosters the organizations’ culture in all actions and words. Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate. Ability to understand the fundamental business drivers and communicate the state of business and provide strategic recommendations to management. Ability to develop and maintain a “big-picture” perspective while dealing with very detailed information. Foster open communications and approachability Positive and constructive attitude Dealing with ambiguity Perspective Ability to challenge the status-quo Business acumen
Accounting experience CPA/CMA or candidate preferred
1 Language
English (Native)
Core Values
• Mutual Accountability • Open Communications • Trust & Respect • Innovation
Work Environment & Time Requirement
Climate-controlled office environment 8-hour workday Variations in work volume sometimes require extended working hours

Additional Requirements

What else it would be nice to have.

Great PlainsResponsibilityDetail OrientedFocusTeam Player
2 Years Of experience

Department / Location

A Brief Overview of the Department / Location which posted this job opening


The finance team is entrusted with protecting and maintaining the financial integrity of the ministry. This department is responsible for but not limited to: the prompt and accurate handling of all financial transactions, the alignment of cash flow cycles, providing reports and financial statements, assisting in the development of zero based budgets, and communicating clear financial objectives.
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