Accounting Specialist

The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research
Michigan, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 9, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Accounting and Finance
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Employment Type
Part Time
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The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research

Position: Accounting Specialist

Job Type: Non-exempt; 30 hours a week

Location: Hybrid (Temporarily Remote)

Compensation Package: Competitive salary, Paid Vacation and Sick Leave, 403b package with Employer Match.


The Accounting Specialist is responsible for providing accounting support to CEO and Director of Finance They will primarily perform Accounts Payable associated tasks with operations across the organization, including invoice entry, payment processing, and resolving discrepancies. This position will also assist with Accounts Receivable and other period-end closing functions, including bank reconciliations.


The Accounting Specialist reports to the Director of Finance

About The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research:

The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research is a nonprofit public charity, created with the mission of supporting the research and education programs conducted by SWOG Cancer Research Network in efforts to eradicate adult cancers. The Foundation has awarded over $20 million to SWOG programs and projects, contributing to Fellowships, Continuing Education for Physicians, Nurses and CRAs, and supplemented clinical trials funded through the National Cancer Institute. For more information, please visit our websites: http://www.thehopefoundation.orgor


  • Enter invoices/bills for payment into accounting systems for Hope and SWOG CTP, an LLC of the Foundation.
  • Prepare, print and mail checks; process ACH and Wire payments for approval; file payment vouchers
  • Post cash receipts in Sage Intacct
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Update and maintain vendor database, ensuring that addresses are complete and current
  • Respond promptly to vendor, site, and employee inquiries regarding checks or electronic payments
  • Review accuracy of monthly SWOG CTP site payment detail received from Stats center by verifying payment amounts with funding memos and other study related reports; alert management and Stats center of any discrepancies
  • Assist with monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist with annual audit preparation

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Business or related field with a minimum of 2 years of previous experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in Accounting, Finance or Business. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of Sage Intacct or other equivalent accounting software
  • Ability to work independently and as a team to meet deadlines in a time sensitive environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively while maintaining appropriate confidentiality
  • Must be proficient with MS Office. Knowledge of SharePoint, Office365; Nexonia systems a plus

The Hope Foundation’s Diversity Commitment:

At The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research, we value unique experiences and are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state, and local law.


Please send cover letter, wage requirements, and resume by 11/30/22

Job Type: Part-time

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