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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: $62,000.00 - $93,000.00
  • Organization Type: Health

Missouri Foundation for Health



The Staff Accountant will perform the day-to-day accounting functions related to weekly disbursements, producing monthly financial statements, month-end close, payroll, grantee budget review, contract management, general ledger review, cash analysis, and ensuring compliance with GAAP standards and controls.


  • Maintain daily financial procedures and confirm financial compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), not-for-profit accounting and auditing standards.
  • Execute financial reporting Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), not-for-profit accounting and auditing standards.
  • Implement new and maintain existing financial systems, including planning, collaboration with team members, testing, documenting procedures, report development, and staff training.
  • Maintain compensation recordkeeping with accuracy and ensure compliance with tax regulations, accounting standards, and MFH policies.


  • Review and produce weekly disbursements and reimbursement requests promptly, ensuring the accuracy of grantee, contractor, and administrative vendor payments, to maintain positive working relationships with each.
  • Manage multiple modules of the HRIS system including payroll processing, timekeeping, expense management, workflows, report development, security, training of staff, and troubleshooting.
  • Process bank & general ledger account reconciliations, execute the monthly closing process in a timely & accurate manner, and produce monthly financial statements including maintaining the accuracy of the general ledger.
  • Maintain the asset inventory per MFH procedures.
  • Support contract management, in collaboration with program administration and strategic initiative staff, to review and approve contractual obligations.
  • Manage MFH benefit administration, including ensuring the accuracy of reporting and EDI transmissions, collaboration with staff, and compliance with MFH policies.
  • Assist with annual audit schedules and various tax filings for multiple entities as needed.


  • Participates in team activities and completes diverse assignments in support of team goals.
  • Performs general Foundation support activities and carries out special projects as required.
  • Adheres to the Foundation’s core and staff values.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations and streamline work processes.


Minimum levels of education and experience.

  • Education: Minimum bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field with emphasis in accounting/finances.
  • Experience: Two to three years of experience in a related position plus knowledge of principles, methods, and practices of accounting required. Experience in a non-profit or foundation setting, payroll experience, and knowledge of accounting software systems preferred.


The physical and work environment demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the position’s responsibilities. Physical demands, such as the ability to walk, sit, etc., are those of a typical office environment.