Investment Accountant

Website United Way of Central Alabama

Responsible for the accounting of endowment/investments, certificates of deposit, corporate assistance accounts, UWCA funded initiatives, building fund accounting, backup for payroll accounting processes.


  • Endowment/Investments
    • Record Contributions/Disbursements
    • Run All Applicable Reports Monthly
    • Allocate Monthly Activity to Funds
    • Reconcile General Ledger for Investments Monthly
    • Prepare Flash Report Quarterly and Upon Request
    • Endowment Gifts (CGA/Life Insurance)
    • Assistant in Life Insurance Policy Monitoring
    • Prepare Life Insurance Entries
    • Sell Online Stock Contributions
    • Prepare Related Audit Schedules
  • Certificates of Deposit
    • Renew CDs at Maturity
    • Open New CDs upon Request
    • Prepare Related Audit Schedules
  • Corporate Assistance Accounts
    • Review and Approve Disbursement Requests
    • Manage Financial Aspects of Accounts
    • Produce/Send Quarterly Reports
    • Assess Annual Fees
  • United Way Funded Initiatives
    • Prepare/Send Monthly Payment Reminders
    • Apply Pledges/Payments
    • Reconcile Long-Term Receivables
  • Other
    • Backup for Payroll Accounting processes
    • Backup for check writing
    • Accounting for UWCA building funds
    • Ad hoc accounting/finance projects/reporting
    • General ledger maintenance
    • Provide support and analyses as required in connection with financial audits
  • Other Duties as Assigned


Knowledge & Skills

Knowledge of basic office management or related functions. Knowledge of bookkeeping, general accounting principles, non-profit accounting, and financial reconciliation. Knowledge of accounting computer software systems (MIP a plus). Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (very proficient in Excel). Excellent oral and written communication skills; analytical and organizational skills, goal and objective oriented. Ability to establish effective working relationships with and proven excellent customer service to, staff, vendors, donors, and volunteers. Willingness to learn and adapt to change, team player, ownership of work a must! Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet project deadline with a high degree of accuracy.



Business Degree with 3-6 years experience in accounting/payroll/investments preferred. Public accounting experience and CPA preferred.



Valid Alabama driver’s license

Reliable transportation

Proof of automobile insurance commensurate with State law

Working Conditions:

Normal working hours; flexibility conducive to goals and objective; some overtime during annual audit and month end/end of year closings. Work from home partially during pandemic conditions