Accounting Coordinator

United Way of East Central Iowa

The Accounting Coordinator is responsible for processing accounts receivable payments and accounts payable including quarterly designation payable processing. This position will provide support where needed in the Finance & Administration department including but not limited to transaction, account, and data entry.

General Accounting Functions:

  • Post A/R payments received into Andar database.
  • Prepare monthly statements for A/R related to donors that are billed directly.
  • Follow-up with staff and/or donors to facilitate collection on pledges.
  • Process invoices to ensure accurate entries, approvals and assure coding is completed, adhering to departmental procedures.
  • Print and prepare checks for mailing.
  • Maintain vendor communication and respond to questions in a timely manner.
  • Prepare cash deposits and process credit card payments.
  • Serve as back up on campaign processing.
  • Responsibilities apply to UWECI, Human Services Campus, and all entities for which UWECI is a fiscal agent.

Departmental Support:

  • Assist with data entry of financial information in both Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and Andar.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating financial policy and procedures.

Support CFO:

  • Provide support to CFO/VP, Finance & Administration during annual budget process and with budget questions on a monthly basis, support in preperation of the annual external audit & assist with other duties as assgined. 


  • Associates Required, Bachelors Preferred

Work Experience: 

  • 1-3 years 

Financial/Numerical Competence:

  • Is comfortable working with financial documents and is knowledgeable about accounting functions.


  • Approaches decision making and problem solving by systematically gathering information.
  • Readily distinguishes between a problem’s symptoms and its causes, focusing energy on the treatment of causes.
  • Relates and compares information from various sources to deduce cause-effect relationships.


  • Always looks for the best way to perform tasks and improve processes.
  • Committed to continuous learning.


  • Follows through on concurrent assignments and meets deadlines.

Effective Communication:

  • Promotes and uses good communication skills.
  • Promotes a positive work environment.
  • Works effectively with volunteers and staff.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills.


Differentiate between urgent and non-urgent matters, collect relevant information and consult with supervisor and other team members before making major decisions. Decisions should be within the procedures and guidelines of the department and organization.

Note: This job description indicates the normal type and level of work expected of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as apparent or assigned.

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Accounting Coordinator

United Way of East Central Iowa

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Job ID: 76547

Posted 28 days ago

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