Accountant

CHATTANOOGA CHAMBER COMMERCE   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on July 14, 2021

Accountant

 

Are you an accounting professional who desires to work for a company that is making a discernible difference in people’s lives? If you are looking for an accounting position that offers flexibility and a high level of career visibility, you’ve found your new employment in Chattanooga, TN at the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce. 

In this job, you will support the efforts of a multitude of programs and initiatives of the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce and Chattanooga Chamber Foundation in a city of creators located on the border of Tennessee and Georgia. We offer a high quality of life and are within easy driving range of Atlanta, Georgia; Huntsville, Alabama; and Nashville and Knoxville in Tennessee. 

Regular duties include accounts receivable, accounts payable, account reconciliations and monthly general ledger accounting for both companies, as well as a range of general operational duties that keep our two companies running smoothly. 

The Chattanooga Chamber is a five-star accredited chamber of commerce recognized nationally as Chamber of the Year in 2017. Our mission is to champion our member businesses and promote regional economic growth. The Chattanooga Chamber takes an entrepreneurial approach to serving its members with value-based programs and initiatives and is recognized for its lead role in Chattanooga’s job creation successes. We offer flexibility to work from home several days a week, while living in the Greater Chattanooga area, a 16-county, three-state region with a population of more than 1 million. 

If you are searching for one of the best jobs available in small business accounting in Chattanooga, with the added benefit of high visibility and building networking connections with businesses throughout the area, we are looking for you!

To apply for this position, please submit a persuasive cover letter and resume, combined into one PDF file, by 2 p.m., Monday, August 2.  

 

Send confidential resumes to: 

 

Attn:  Yolonda Hayslett, Accounting Director

   Jobs@chattanoogachamber.com

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Handle all incoming cash receipts, preparing deposits and posting payments in accounting software and membership database.
  • Track and recognize deferred revenue and prepaid expenses in keeping with revenue recognition standards for nonprofits. 
  • Process accounts payable from receipt of invoice to printing of accounts payable checks.
  • Invoice any clients for reimbursable expenses and maintain receivables ledger.
  • Distribute 1099’s annually.
  • Prepare and post assigned monthly journal entries and closing activities.
  • Reconcile multiple operating, savings, and escrow bank accounts statements in accounting software monthly. 
  • Analyze balance sheet G/L accounts for Chamber of Commerce after closing.
  • Provide V.P.’s and Directors with detail of revenues and expenses for analysis purpose.
  • Participate in annual financial audit with requested documentation and reports.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field; Master’s degree a plus. 
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in nonprofit or corporate accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Highly proficient in Excel and accounting software comparable to MS SL. 
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of GAAP. 



For more information visit www.ChattanoogaChamber.com