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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Olympia, Washington


Robert Half is partnering with a dedicated and impactful non-profit organization based in Olympia, committed to making a positive difference in our community. We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Staff Accountant on a temporary basis to join the finance team. The ideal candidate will have experience with Blackbaud, a leading software solution for non-profit financial management. As a Staff Accountant, you will play a key role in managing financial operations using Blackbaud's software. This position requires a candidate with strong accounting skills, a passion for non-profit work, and proficiency in utilizing Blackbaud's features to support our mission.

Financial Management:

  • Utilize Blackbaud to manage and oversee day-to-day accounting functions.

  • Process and reconcile financial transactions, ensuring accuracy and compliance.

  • Generate financial reports using Blackbaud for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts.

Accounts Payable and Receivable:

  • Process invoices and payments using Blackbaud's accounts payable functionality.

  • Manage donor contributions and ensure accurate recording of donations.

  • Reconcile bank statements and maintain accurate financial records.

Grant Accounting:

  • Work closely with program managers to track and report on grant expenditures.

  • Utilize Blackbaud to ensure compliance with grant funding requirements.

  • Assist in the preparation of grant financial reports.

General Support:

  • Collaborate with other departments to provide financial insights and support.

  • Participate in the annual audit process.

  • Stay current on Blackbaud updates and best practices for non-profit financial management.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Proven experience as a Staff Accountant in a non-profit setting.

  • Proficiency in using Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT or similar non-profit accounting software.

  • Strong understanding of non-profit accounting principles and regulations.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational abilities.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

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