Utah Community Action
  • 14-Sep-2022 to 14-Oct-2022 (MST)
  • Finance
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 95,515
  • Salary
  • Full Time/ Year Round

Health, Dental, Vision, Telehealth, EAP, 401k Retirement Match, Accident, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, Sick Leave, and Vacation Pay

Utah Community Action is accepting applications for a full time Accounting Manager.

Come work for the agency that was just awarded Best of State 2022 for Best Public Preschool and Best Charitable Service Organization

This Accounting Manager position earns a competitive salary of $95K/annually. We also offer generous benefits including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), a healthcare spending account (HSA) with up to a $2,500 match, a 401k plan with 5% match, short and long-term disability, accident insurance, life insurance, 11 paid holidays, paid time off between Christmas and New Year's, paid time off (up to 192 hours a year), sick leave, and an hour of paid time on Fridays for self-care.

As an Accounting Manager you assist the Chief Administrative Officer in the overall management of the Finance/Accounting Department. Work with Program Directors to assist in the management of contracts. This is a supervisory position.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 5 - 7 years accounting experience
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software


  • CPA or CPA Candidate
  • Master's Degree in accounting or related field
  • Supervisory experience in a non-profit environment
  • Community Action / Head Start Fiscal Management
  • Knowledge of NetSuite
  • Fund accounting experience


Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is a nationally recognized nonprofit provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families. Our six core programs, Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization, address barriers to self-sufficiency in order to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities. We are committed to ending poverty and improving the lives of those living in our community.

We have over 40 locations across the Salt Lake Valley and will continue to grow. UCA is seeking inspired, talented people who want to be make a difference in the community.


  • Review billing files for various grantors in accordance with grant requirements
  • Supervise the Accountants' and/or Accounting Clerks' tasks
  • Prepare financial reports for programs and grants
  • Prepare, maintain, and explain budgets
  • Perform complex financial analysis and forecasts for grants and programs
  • Prepare journal entries, assist in month-end and year-end close
  • Reconciliation of Accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of audits, tax returns, federal reports and monitoring reviews
  • Assist in the oversight of the accounting software
  • Acute Attention to detail


We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this entry-level job in social services, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Utah Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the agency prohibits discrimination and harassment because of a person's protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran, military service, gender, sex (including conditions of pregnancy), marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected- group status.

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