Accounts Receivable Accountant

  • Compass Housing Alliance
  • Seattle, WA
Full Time Accounting Admin-Clerical Finance Nonprofit

Job Description

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Accounts Receivable (AR) Accountant will work with over $15 million in annual revenue consisting of government grants, program/rental income, and contributions. Monthly activities include revenue recognition, billing, and collection for the agency’s government grant portfolio, recording rental revenue, and cash receipts from donors and partners. This position will coordinate closely with Program and Property management, Development, and Compliance, as well as external contract monitors. The AR Accountant will also assist in other general accounting activities to include the preparation of the annual operating budget, general ledger reconciliations, support of the annual audit process, and other duties as assigned.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit

LOCATION: Headquarters in Pioneer Square (Seattle, WA)

REPORTS TO: Controller


SCHEDULE: Weekdays

SALARY RANGE: DOE and within Compass ranges


  • A Bachelor’s degree is strongly desired in accounting, finance, or related field. Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.

  • 3-5 years’ demonstrated experience with accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, required. 

  • Work experience with Abila/MIP accounting software and Boston Post, desired.

  • Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.

How to Apply?
Please submit an online application at:

Compass Housing Alliance is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, creed, disability, familial status, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, use of section 8 certificate, use of service animal, and all other groups protected by law, and promotes diversity in its workforce. Compass Housing Alliance takes affirmative action to implement programs and maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity. Our program is available for review by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources Office during regular office hours.
In compliance with the ADA Amendment Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 206-474-1100 or via e-mail at


Administrative Support, Corporate Accounting, Corporate Finance, Data Processing, Database Administration

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree