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Accounting Clerk - Houston, TX

Cenikor Foundation is a non-profit organization and one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking an Accounting Clerk in our corporate office located in Houston, TX. 


Assist the Sr. Accounting Manager and accounting staff with the Foundation accounting and financial functions.


  1. Reconcile the AR & AP module/reports to the GL monthly and make appropriate adjustments.
  2. Assist in updating the accounting records such as the general ledger, sub ledgers for pre-paids, accruals, insurance, payables and receivables, fixed asset database, and fixed assets/depreciation entries on a monthly basis. Review expense dimension classifications and make appropriate adjustments monthly.
  3. Prepare the monthly bank account reconciliations and make appropriate adjusting entries.
  4. Prepare and assist with the month-end closing and make appropriate adjusting entries.
  5. Prepare and enter program specific allocations for reimbursement.
  6. Prepare accounting estimates for all accrued expenses, receivables, and allowances, and make recommendations to the CFO and Sr. Accounting Manager for adjusting entries.
  7. Prepare and enter the payroll in the GL within 24 hours of the semi-monthly payroll date.
  8. Prepare 401K plan contributions for eligibility and make contribution deposits for each semi-monthly payroll. Prepare and enter the 401K contributions into the GL within 24 hours of the semi-monthly payroll date.
  9. Interact with the facilities business team to support their accurately and timely completion of their job duties.
  10. Participate in audits and reviews, including facility audits; assist auditors during the annual audit and assist with audit compliance with periodic reviews of the accounting policies and procedures.
  11. Uphold the core principles of Cenikor’s culture and create a positive working environment for all team members.
  12. Prepare and assist with the annual budget process. Ensure that the budget is completed to meet the deadlines, as outlined in the budget timeline.
  13. Assist with the physical inventory of all fixed assets every even numbered year.
  14. Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and Foundation matters and refer questionable issues to the CFO.
  15. Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with non-exempt functions as defined in this job description.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to have excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with great attention to detail and accurately record numerical data.
  • Experienced in working with diverse population.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software required, including MS Excel and Outlook calendar.
  • Strong ethical and business standards.
  • Ability to lead by established goals and objectives.
  • Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor’s Culture:
    • Demonstrate mission of service to our clients
    • Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
    • Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
    • Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries
    • Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associates Degree required.
  • Accounting Degree required.


  • Minimum of 1 year accounting experience required.
  • Knowledge of Intacct Accounting software preferred.




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