Benefits Data Trust

  • Accounting Coordinator

    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/12/2018 5:07 PM)
  • Overview

    Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is seeking an Accounting Coordinator to support the Finance Manager and department with a variety of tasks.


    The Accounting Coordinator will support the Finance Manager and department with a variety of tasks. This position performs central accounting activities related to the following functions: accounts payable, accounts receivable, grant/contract accounts, expense allocation and analysis, financial statement preparation and general accounting.



    • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts.
    • Maintains an orderly accounting system and chart of accounts.
    • Maintains an orderly filing system for physical documents.
    • Assists in compiling and maintaining department budgets.
    • Issues invoices to funders. Monitors accounts receivable aging report.
    • Records cash receipts and makes bank deposits.
    • Processes, records, and pays invoices in a timely manner.
    • Monitors debt levels and compliance with debt covenants.
    • Prepares monthly expense allocation entries.
    • Prepares monthly payroll expense allocation entries.
    • Processes and maintains credit card and employee reimbursement transactions.
    • Prepares year-end 1099’s for contractors.
    • Assists in the preparation of internal financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system.
    • Assists in the annual financial statement and federal A-133 audits.
    • Contributes to team success by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Provides clerical and administrative support to management as requested.
      • May be required to write meeting minutes and/or set meeting agendas.


    • 1-3 years of relevant experience;
    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred;
    • Experience with MS Office Suite with specific proficiency in Excel;
    • Experience with accounting information systems software;
      • Experience Abila/MIP Fund Accounting software is a plus;
    • Must be skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data;
    • Superior oral communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with multiple teams;
    • Must be a team player;
    • Attention to detail;
    • The ability to self-direct and proactively identify and address departmental/organizational needs;
    • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment


    About BDT 


    Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is a national not-for-profit organization committed to transforming how individuals in need access essential benefits and services. BDT envisions an efficient, cost-effective health and human services system that proactively connects individuals and families to the supports they need so that people are healthier and more economically secure, and communities are stronger. Through direct service delivery and systems change, BDT works to improve health, social, and economic outcomes and streamline the benefits enrollment process.

    BDT employs 160 employees in Philadelphia, and provides enrollment assistance in Colorado, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. Since its inception in 2005, BDT has submitted over 650,000 benefits applications for low-income households across the country, securing over $7 billion in benefits for food, healthcare, housing and other services that help move individuals and families toward financial stability. BDT now submits more benefit applications each year than any other entity in the nation. Research and evaluations have found BDT’s targeted outreach and enrollment assistance to be highly cost-effective. BDT also works with government agencies to assist them in adopting policies and practices proven to streamline benefits enrollment, and BDT partners with leading researchers to document the impact of benefits access and cost-effective outreach and enrollment strategies.


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