16 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization


Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization that serves people navigating barriers to the workforce by offering a job-readiness program, individualized supportive services, and paid transitional employment. We empower our clients on their pathway to stability, security, and fulfillment in their work and lives. Our philosophy is that a steady job is a key step in a person’s transition out of poverty and onto a pathway to self-sufficiency.

Chrysalis’ core employment services are designed to meet clients where they are and support them during every phase of their self-directed job search. Since 1984, Chrysalis has served more than 66,000 low-income and homeless individuals. Chrysalis operates its program through five locations in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

About this job


Chrysalis is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant who will be responsible for collaborating with the Controller and Accounting Manager on the monthly financial close process and handling general ledger maintenance of balance sheet accounts including the reconciliation of revenue accounts. The Senior Accountant will serve as a key financial liaison for various projects and grants management and participate in the department’s annual audit preparation process. The Senior Accountant will report directly to the Controller and participate in departmental activities as necessary.

The Senior Accountant will work with the Finance Team as well as HR and Program management staff to ensure that all financial reporting is accurate and transparent. The Senior Accountant will ensure that the Policies and Procedures of Chrysalis are followed.

Roles & responsibilities


Month-End Closing Process: Complete recurring journal entries, grant and overhead allocations, account schedules and revenue recognition and reconciliations.

General Ledger Maintenance: processing financial transactions, journal entries, cash receipts, and account reconciliations.

General ad-hoc budget reporting from accounting software system when requested by program managers.

Assist in the annual financial audit preparation.

Completes special projects specific to the function of the department or as needed for the department as directed by the Controller or Accounting Manager.

Other duties as assigned within the scope of position expectations.



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline is ideal.

At least three years of accounting experience.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

General understanding of GAAP, non-profit accounting and government grant management experience preferred.

Experience working with QuickBooks Enterprise and Sage Intacct accounting software highly preferred.

Proficiency with Microsoft 365 Suite with an Intermediate to advanced understanding of Excel.

Ability to compile and review financial data and provide analysis and recommendations of trends, budget variations, and other related financial issues.


The salary range for the Senior Accountant position is $70,000 - $80,000. Chrysalis offers a hybrid work schedule to its staff. Benefits include: Medical and Dental coverage (up to 95% of employee premiums, up to 80% of dependents’ premium depending on employee plan selection), Vision Coverage (100% of employee premiums), Short term disability, Pet care insurance, Legal services, Two weeks of vacation, 72 hours of sick pay annually, 2 work free days for first 2 years (prorated based upon your hire date) and 1 additional day each year after that for a max of 6, 403(b) plan.

Chrysalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals who are representative of the culturally and ethnically diverse communities that we serve.

Envision Consulting was retained by Chrysalis in their search for a Senior Accountant.

Applicants needing accommodation for any part of the application process may contact Envision Consulting at 626.889.7905 to request and arrange for assistance.

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