Accounting Manager (Health Care for the Homeless)

Baltimore, MD
Full Time
Mid Level


Job Function: This is a "Hybrid" position: At least 50% of position will be remote. General telework location must be within reasonable driving distance of our Baltimore-based offices.  


Under the general supervision of the Director of Finance, the Accounting Manager is responsible for managing agency and capital project accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).The position will establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and procedures. The individual will prepare and analyze financial statements and review the work of staff including payroll, accounts payable, cash receipts and bank reconciliations. This is a pivotal role that maintains the agency’s fiscal health, and deepens the trust and confidence of others in the finance department.  

Key Role Responsibilities  

  • Format, prepare and analyze monthly financial statements and supporting documents; assemble department statements and assist directors in understanding and managing their budgets  

  • Supervise accounting staff. Set and reinforce clear expectations, monitors outcomes, create a culture of open communication, and help team members solve complex problems through supervision and team meetings. 

  • Develop, implement and maintain accounting standard operating procedures and workflows to increase departmental efficiency, maintain proper internal controls and optimize use of technology. Conduct internal trainings and audits to ensure shared understanding and accuracy. 

  • Accurately maintain the general ledger, including the preparation and review of journal entries, ledger classification, account analysis, payroll assignment and reconciliations 

  • Review fixed asset inventory and entries for compliance with capitalization guidelines 

  • Prepare weekly cash flow projections and monitor daily cash balances  

  • Assist with creation of annual operating and capital budgets  

  • Collaborate with Grants Accounting Manager to ensure proper coding of grant expenditures and set up of grant account segments and tracking information within the accounting system 

  • Review monthly development revenue with the Development Department ensuing reconciliation of Blackbaud and Accounting system records.  

  • Lead financial audits and any tax-related submissions  

  • Work collaboratively within the Finance Department to set up Agency budgets within the accounting system, prepare monthly financial reports, and maintain systems to ensure transparent financials 

Key Agency Responsibilities  

  • In addition to role responsibilities, every staff member has the following responsibilities as a part of their employment: 

  • Models and reinforces the core values of dignity, authenticity, hope, justice, passion and balance 

  • Actively participates in performance improvement and advocacy activities that support the mission  

  • Protects clients’ personal health information by maintaining compliance with HIPAA and other relevant health care-related IT security regulations 

  • Performs other duties on an as-needed basis 


Knowledge, Experience and Skills  

Formal Education and Training  

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in accounting; advanced degree or CPA preferred  



  • Five years of public/private accounting required 

  • Fund accounting and A-133/Single Audit experience preferred  

  • One year of supervisory experience required 



  • Able to build a team, motivate staff and delegate tasks using a strengths-based approach 

  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel), accounting software and databases 

  • High attention to detail and accuracy 

  • Ability to manipulate large amount of data and interpret analyses 

  • Flexible approach, works within cross-disciplinary teams in a collaborative style  

  • Utilizes effective methods for managing workflow and pacing work 

  • Engages with difficult issues in order to solve them 

  • Energetic, adaptive and self-reflective learner 

  • Systems-thinker, sets clear goals, uses action plans and knows how to prioritize 

  • Builds rapport and relationships; has strong interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Ability to work in sensitive situations and maintain confidentiality  


Health Care for the Homeless is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to racial equity and inclusion. We make a particular effort to recruit and promote Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) for open positions. BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, and people with other marginalized identities are encouraged to apply.

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