YMCA of Greater Omaha

  • Accountant

    Job Location US-NE-Omaha
    Association Services
    Association Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $41,132.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $47,919.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  The Accountant will perform at an intermediate level of accounting to execute accounting functions.



      1. Provides guidance for the Association and branches that result in appropriate accounting transactions.
      2. Tracks reconciliations and daily deposits posting for all branches.
      3. Assists branch locations with controlling and managing accounts receivable.
      4. Assists with expense allocations to locations and departments.
      5. Monitors and reports on the Association’s control environment.
      6. Answers questions and solves problems with a high level of customer service and a positive
      7. Assists with end of month close-out routine and completion of financial statements
      8. Reconciles bank statements, amortizes prepaid expenses and maintains and posts recurring journal entries.
      9. Prepares Nebraska and Iowa sales and use tax returns.
      10. Adjusts journal entries as needed.
      11. Assists with internal and external audit process, supporting inquiries and analysis.
      12. Supports all members of the Finance Department and assists CFO with tasks and projects.
      13. Actively participates in department and association meetings and trainings.
      14. Other duties as assigned




      Critical Thinking & Decision Making

      Fiscal Management

      Functional Expertise



    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field from an accredited college/university required
    • 1 year of accounting work related experience preferred, non-profit experience a plus
    • Thorough understanding of GAAP – Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Highly skilled with financial and numeric data
    • Effective communication skills, written and verbal
    • Accurate and detail oriented
    • Willingness to take initiative to define and improve the processes and procedures
    • Dependable and responsive to deadlines
    • Complete within 30 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention Training; BLS CPR; First Aid; Emergency Oxygen Administration
    • Completion of YMCA-specific training and/or certifications
    • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of
      the community and successful clearance of background check



    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Office environment. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking are required. 
    • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions.
    • Reliable transportation and travel among local branches and off-site facilities may be required.

    The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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