Scope of Work

The Accountant is responsible for ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting carried out in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Other responsibilities include cash management, balance sheet reconciliations, fixed asset management, and processing payroll. The Accountant position is a full time, exempt position, which may include some weekends. Duties include but are not limited to:

Functional Responsibilities

  • Oversees Cash Management activities: daily bank review, bank transfers, enters electronic receipts, processes daily cash receipts.
  • Responsible for the payroll process, including quarterly payroll taxes and annual W2s.
  • Reconciles checking and investment accounts and prepares any adjusting entries needed.
  • Responsible for fixed asset records, depreciation, and reporting.
  • Performs monthly general ledger reconciliations for various accounts.
  • Prepares and posts recurring and periodic adjustments to the accounting records.
  • Performs reconciliations of program records and reports to financial accounting records.
  • Collects, researches, analyzes, and reports various financial data as needed.
  • Assists with the preparation of work papers for annual audit and works with outside auditing firm to complete the annual audit.
  • Assists with the financial aspects of fundraising events and subsequent reconciliations.
  • Assists in a wide variety of special projects and compiles a variety of special reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field.
  • Three years of experience in an accounting position.
  • Experience with payroll processing, and general ledger maintenance.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, perform multiple tasks, meet deadlines, identify, and resolve problems, and coordinate efforts with other staff members.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to see correlations between specific transactions and summary reports.
  • Ability to identify and correct errors & omissions through a review of accounting ledgers, balances and summary reports.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Positive attitude, solution-oriented and willingness to collaborate with team members and agency staff to identify issues and develop solutions.
  • Sensitivity to cultural and personal differences.
  • Have access to a reliable vehicle, a valid AZ Driver’s License, current insurance, and a driving record that is supported by our liability insurance provider.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience in nonprofit accounting.
  • Experience with Accounting Software (Abila MIP).
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to ten-key by touch.


Exempt salary ranges from $51,701 – $64,626 annually. DOE


Eleven (11) paid holidays, two (2) half day paid holidays, one (1) paid floating holiday, twenty (20) days of paid vacation per year to start, in addition to 40 hours of sick leave. Health, dental, vision, and life insurance; 401(k) with matching, long-term and short-term disability insurance. Additional optional plans include Life Insurance, Pet Services Discount Plan, Equitable plans (Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance and Hospital Confinement Insurance). Access to SAAF Health Clinic on-site for primary care needs.

To Apply

Submit a letter of interest and resume with dates of employment to:
Yvette Bass, Recruiting and Retention
Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation
375 S. Euclid Ave.
Tucson, AZ, 85719
or email, or fill out the form below.

Affirmative Action

The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

People who have used drugs, have performed sex work, people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ+ communities, those who have experienced housing insecurity, people who have received harm reduction services, and people living with HIV/AIDS and/or hepatitis C are strongly encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements

This job is a Sedentary Work position, as defined by the Social Security Administration, CFR. CFR § 404.1567.

Physical exertion requirements: (a) Sedentary work. Sedentary work involves lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. Management reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, functions, and requirements.

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