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Accounting Coordinator I- Accounts Payable

Accounting Coordinator I- Accounts Payable

The SAFE Alliance Finance department seeks a fulltime Accounting Coordinator. This position is responsible for the coordination and processing of accounts payable, accounts receivables, credit card and deposit processes.  This position also assists other members of the finance staff as needs arise.

About SAFE:

  • SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
  • The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
  • With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
  • The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color; LGBTQ+ identified people; gender-nonconforming people; individuals with disabilities; veterans; and people who speak a language in addition to English. 

About this position:

  • We need you to fill the role of Accounting Coordinator I. This is a Fulltime, salary non-exempt position at our 4800 Manor Road, Austin TX 78723 location.  Salary $47,000-$55,000 based on experience. Direct report to Chief Financial Officer and Director of Finance.
  •  This position is 100% in office with the ability to transition into part-time remote work once candidate is fully trained and capable of completing required duties in a remote environment.
  • The SAFE Alliance adheres strongly to COVID protocol based off the CDC Recommendations. Masks are required while working onsite.

Key Duties:

  • Primary focus is on full cycle Accounts Payable functions; includes entering payables, researching discrepancies, assuring proper coding and approval, processing timely payments and communicating with staff and vendors as needed.
  • Administer agency credit card program. Work closely with staff to ensure all credit card charges are properly approved, submitted timely and have proper backup. Reconcile credit card statement monthly.
  • Maintains complete and orderly accounts payable and receipt files using strong attention to detail.
  • Displays a high level of accountability and attention to detail by coordinating with agency staff and external entities to ensure timely and accurate recording of agency expenses and receipts and payment of agency obligations.
  • Employs resourcefulness in managing time constraints, utilizing effective tools to insure timely dataflow for finance staff.
  • Has the ability to multi-task, thrives in a heavy workload and at times fast paced environment.
  • Strives to optimize work processes and recognizes the value of all tasks even when work seems repetitive or mundane.
  • Exercises exceptional decision quality in managing workload and deadlines, recording data with sufficient and consistent detail, continuing to find ways to best utilize accounting software to insure data integrity and enable quality, client/customer focused reports. 
  • Able to maintain flexibility in a work environment that may require frequent interruptions, multiple and changing priorities. Use strong organizational and problem solving skills to take responsibility for a diverse number of projects and complete them in a timely manner with limited supervision, and works as an effective team member.


  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience in a related position preferred
  • 3-5+yrs experience in related field preferred
  • Good working knowledge of accounting software capabilities. Experience with Abila-MIP Fund Accounting software preferred. Advanced MS-Excel skill is preferred.
  • Must have the ability to efficiently perform 10-key calculations and accurate typing/numerical data entry using calculators and computers.
  • Visual acuity capable of drafting, editing, reviewing, and/or comprehending materials in a small print, sometimes less than standard typeface size 10 fonts, is required.
  • Ability to take initiative in addressing issues that need improvement while working unsupervised with effective communication.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Does not require driving/direct client services
  • Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.

About our benefits:

  • Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
  • Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
  • 403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 7 Paid holidays, and more*

*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc. 

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