Date Posted May 06, 2024
Industry Accounting
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


Job Summary:

The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House (RMHC Philly) is seeking a Staff Accountant.  If you are a highly motivated accounting professional with a desire to work in a mission-centered organization, this position is for you!

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Staff Accountant’s primary focus will be on the completion of daily Accounts Receivable processing and reconciliation in a robust, donor driven environment. This position will help bridge the gap between the Development team and Accounting by staying informed of all donor intentions, assisting in accurately recording all receivables. The Staff Accountant will also be cross trained in other areas of the accounting department to better assist in daily operations and be positioned for growth opportunities.

Candidates must have demonstrated Accounts Receivable experience and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and understanding of financial statements.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day A/R processing and reconciliation to ensure timely receipt and accurate recording of funds received by the organization
  • Maintain and create A/R schedules
  • Ensure routine journal entries are prepared on time and accurately
  • Contact donors and follow up on financial pledges
  • Create and generate invoices to track and request expected incoming revenue
  • Create and maintain the daily cash log, compare to reconciliation schedule and review for correct postings
  • Create revenue journal entries for monthly-end close
  • Assist entering revenue into donor database as needed
  • Record In-Kind donations
  • Participate in Development meetings to gain knowledge of incoming revenue
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and create special reports as requested
  • Assists with preparation of year end external audit schedules as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business Administration or related field preferred
  • Minimum two years of relevant professional experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and understanding of financial statements
  • Financial Edge and Raiser’s Edge software experience a plus
  • Grant accounting experience a plus


  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and understanding of financial statements
  • Ability to extrapolate data from databases in various report formats
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Sound judgement and decision-making skills
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent phone skills with focus on persuasive communication
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Excel spreadsheets

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Moderate sedentary office work. Frequently required to sit and spend moderate amount of time on the computer.
  • Must be willing and able to travel between RMHC Philadelphia locations and other regional locations using personal vehicle or alternative
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel; talk or hear.
  • Must be physically capable of carrying up to 15 lbs.

  Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to

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