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ChildServe Project Accountant - Part Time - Temporary Role in Johnston, Iowa

Project Accountant - Part Time - Temporary Role

Admin & Support (Operations, Accounting, HR, PR)
Johnston, Iowa

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We have an immediate opportunity for a part-time Project Accountant. This role will be temporary and provide support for our Payroll, Accounting and Purchasing functions. Experience with Kronos and Microsoft Dynamics/GP will be helpful.

What You'll Do

  • Assist departmental staff with budget software, preparation of Kronos job aides, development of new payroll reports, and analysis of administrative costs allocations.

  • Reconcile accounts receivable, accounts payable, and pre-paids to the general ledger. Reconcile cash and investment accounts. Reconcile fixed assets and related depreciation accounts.

  • Forecast short and long term cash flow. Reconcile and rectify discrepancies in cash postings.

  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule.

  • Perform routine and complex professional level analytical work relating to revenue generating activities.

  • Participate in the preparation of the ChildServe annual budget by assisting in the preparation of revenue and expense worksheets and working with other management staff to develop projections.

  • Create process mapping of current procedures to identify and implement improved accounting processes that will make a positive contribution to financial results.

  • Record, categorize and depreciate assets in accordance with capitalization policy.

  • Process month end expense reports and reconcile them to the monthly statement.


  • This role is a temporary position, not benefits eligible

  • Monday - Friday, general business hours

  • Part-time hours, 15- 25/week ideal

  • Opportunity for occasional remote work may be possible

What You'll Need

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or equivalent education/experience

  • May 2021 graduates with relevant internship/professional experience will be considered

  • Experience with Kronos and Microsoft Dynamics/GP preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing and speaking the English language

Why ChildServe?

ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 4,600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today!