United Domestic Workers of America
(AFSCME Local 3930)

Accounting Manager

Based in San Diego, CA

UDWA Overview: UDWA Home Care Providers Union/AFSCME Local 3930 is a statewide labor union that represents more than 100,000 home care providers in 21 counties in California. Founded in 1979, UDW is a diverse, progressive labor organization that seeks dynamic, committed individuals who will support our members and those for whom they care locally, statewide and at the national level.

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Controller, the Accounting Manager oversees payroll management, assists bookkeepers and clerks with various accounting, reporting, system and process tasks and assists Controller with GL, financial reporting and compliance functions as requested.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The Accounting Manager oversees full cycle payroll management and participates in the supervision of basic accounting functions. The Accounting Manager maintains regulations, laws and general GAAP procedures within the department and possess strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills. In addition, the accounting manager communicates effectively with and directs employees while maintaining a positive working relationship.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Manage full cycle payroll using ADP software
  • Prepare, process, and print manual checks as needed
  • Prepare and submit payroll financial reports to Controller
  • Maintain accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions
  • Supervise general accounting functions including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, expense reimbursement, and bank reconciliations
  • Assist Controller with general ledger entries, reconciliations and financial reporting
  • Assist Controller with supervision of mandatory federal, state and union reports
  • Assist in automating processes and procedures
  • Assist with financial audits
  • Ability to review contract documents for terms and conditions
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum five years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Two years of management experience strongly preferred
  • Knowledge and proven application of GAAP accounting principles
  • Knowledge of DOL union regulations
  • Proven skills in QuickBooks, CONCUR and ADP software
  • Experience managing accounts receivables and payables
  • Experience in full cycle payroll processing
  • Knowledge of union member accounting processes and procedures
  • Ability to manage the reconciliation of multiple bank accounts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word & Excel
  • Skilled in the generation, analysis and interpretation of financial and accounting reports
  • Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Highly skilled in General Ledger and Journal Entries
  • Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail

Physical Requirements:
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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee sits for extended periods of time. The employee must have visual perception and the ability to hear and speak. The employee is frequently required to utilize arms, hands and fingers.

To Apply for This Position:
Mail, email or fax a detailed résumé, cover letter, a one-page writing sample and the name, job title, address, and phone number of three professional references to:

Email: jobs@udwa.org with subject: Title of Position (applying for)
Mail: UDWA/AFSCME Local 3930
c/o Human Resources
4855 Seminole Drive
San Diego, CA 92115
Fax: (619) 640-9903
Attn: Human Resources

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