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Accountant (Full-Time)

Job Description


Dorchester Habitat for Humanity is a Christian housing ministry based in Summerville, SC with a mission of putting God’s love into action by bringing people together building homes and hope. We are growing our construction and homeownership program, providing decent and affordable homes to people in need, and we are looking for a talented, full-time Accountant to join our fabulous team of mission-oriented players and support our programs and administration. Learn more about what we do and our core values at And if you are a highly proficient and detailed accountant with experience in accounting and bookkeeping, read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity!


This is a full-time role, reporting to our President and CEO. For this role, you will need to live in or near Summerville, SC, and be willing to work in our Summerville, SC office 5 days a week. Typical hours for this role are 9 am – 5 pm, Monday-Friday; on occasion there is a need to work additional hours on evenings and weekends during events throughout the year.


The Accountant will have the following primary responsibilities:

Accounting Records
Maintain chart of accounts and proper accounting records
Monitor compliance with document retention policies
Coordinate account payable vendor information and documentation for annual workers compensation audit
Create required audit schedules and reports and provide documents and information required for annual audit and tax preparation by an independent audit firm
Various record-keeping activities and monitoring of various business accounts (insurance, cell phones, etc.)

Accounts Payable and Receivable
Review, code, record, enter, and process: approved invoices; grants receivable; payments related to the receivables; and gifts-in-kind
Remedy account issues
Create and maintain a breakdown of functional expenses to ensure that expenses are controlled
Initiate, prepare, and distribute weekly or bi-weekly check runs, electronic payments, and/or credit card payments
Assure timely payments
Responsible for processing all automated and credit card transactions
Prepare and deliver donation receipts
Reconcile, review, and monitor daily remote and physical bank deposits, including daily cash receipts from ReStore operations and petty cash accounts
Work with vendors to negotiate better terms for Dorchester Habitat for Humanity
Produce and distribute annual 1099s to vendors and IRS

Asset and Inventory Management
Monitor all cash receipts and expenses for classes and projects
Maintain property, asset, and equipment schedules for acquisitions, depreciation, and retirement of assets
Monitor cash needs

Financial Controls
Monitor and maintain: all bank, credit card, and vendor accounts; banking and financial relationships; and class tracking systems in QuickBooks
Maintain controls on employee credit card access, limits, reporting, and documentation
Assist the President and CEO and Board of Directors with the preparation and implementation of policies and objectives, including policies and procedures for accounting
Assist the President and CEO and resource development manager with special projects as needed
Monitor internal controls and develop additional controls where needed
Support and assist in the implementation of strategic goals and objectives

Financial Data Entry
Process and record in the general ledger all deposits, withdrawals, payments, expenses, payroll, employee deductions, and month-end adjusting journal entries

Financial Reporting
Responsible for monthly, annual, and special reporting
Preparation of cash flow analysis and reports; monthly financial reports; monthly comparison reports; monthly budget versus actual reports; monthly profit and loss statements; and monthly balance sheets
Preparation of projections, analysis, and reports as needed and/or requested by the President and CEO and/or Board of Directors, such as cost of builds; budget performance; functional expenses; and future projects and expenses
Responsible for preparing the necessary documentation and/or information for the annual audit and working with auditors
Assist with annual budget development and preparation
Monitors program, administrative, and event budgets

Process bi-weekly payroll utilizing payroll service
Create and maintain all employee files and information pertaining to pay and benefits
Ensure proper reporting and tax deposits
Responsible for accuracy of employee deductions for garnishment requirements, retirement contributions, etc.
Responsible for benefits administration, including insurance, workmen’s compensation, file management, activation of coverage, etc.

On a monthly basis, assist with reconciling: accounts payable; accounts receivable; donations; asset and liability accounts; general ledger; and subsidiary ledgers
Work with President and CEO and resource development manager to reconcile donor gift reports to the general ledger


Financial Knowledge: The Accountant will have: high attention to detail and accuracy; and a thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles. The Accountant is required to be proficient with: accounting software (QuickBooks Online preferred); and Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word. Knowledge of construction accounting is a plus.
Quality Communication: The Accountant must communicate effectively, clearly, timely, and in a positive and professional manner at all times, in both written and oral form.
High Level of Discretion: Since our Accountant will regularly work with confidential information, discretion and sensitivity regarding personal and financial information is a must. In addition to working directly with the President and CEO, the Accountant will also work with fellow staff members, donors, volunteers, and vendors. They will need to be able to collaborate and communicate well with these team members and volunteers. Maintaining high ethical standards is a must.
Timeliness: The Accountant will need to proactively determine priorities and meet deadlines.


Education: Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree in accounting, business, and/or a related field.
Experience: 5 years in accounting and/or business-related fields.
Physical: Most work is performed indoors and at a desk. Mobility required. Long periods of sitting at a computer entering data. Ability to bend, reach, and lift.
Requires valid driver’s license.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full Time. Hourly. Compensation starts at $45,000 annually (compensation commensurate with experience and expertise). Benefits include PTO, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, Simple IRA, and professional development opportunities.


To apply, please submit the following via email to
1. Cover letter and PDF of your resume
2. Tell us how you heard about this position
3. 3 Professional References

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ReStore Floor & Warehouse asst (FT, $12/Hour)

Job Description

Reports To: ReStore Managers, President and CEO

Classification: Full-Time, 40 hours per week, Hourly, Non-Exempt Status

Time Commitment: Must have open availability Monday-Saturday and be able to work 40 hours a week.

Duties and Tasks

  • Responsible for the safe and effective pick-up and transport of donations.
  • Load, secure and unload donations and/or merchandise.
  • Adhere to driving, truck and warehouse safety standards, and communicate and train other staff members and volunteers in these practices.
  • Screen merchandise offered for donation for compliance with acceptance standards and effectively communicate exceptions.
  • Organize pick-ups by locations/areas for efficiency and punctuality.
  • Distribute donation receipts, information and/or marketing materials.
  • Assist in keeping ReStore vehicle(s) well maintained and clean, minor repairs as needed.
  • Ability to move inventory merchandise with forklift equipment.
  • Maintain loading areas in a clean, efficient and workable condition.
  • Assist in maintaining the organization and cleanliness of the ReStore.
  • Clean, sort, price and stock merchandise.
  • Assist in the preparation and display of merchandise.
  • Within the scope of Dorchester Habitat for Humanity’s Mission and operating policies, understand the needs of donors, customers, volunteers and staff members and respond to them in an efficient, courteous and respectful manner.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Dorchester Habitat for Humanity’s goals, mission, philosophy and policies and demonstrate this understanding in daily interactions.
  • Maintain effective and professional working relationships with staff, volunteers, customers, donors and the public.
  • Other duties as assigned by the ReStore Manager and President and CEO.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Familiarity with driving patterns in Dorchester County, South Carolina.
  • Valid South Carolina State Drivers License.
  • Good driving record. Must provide a complete DMV/MVR 10 year driving record.
  • Clear SLED and FBI Check.
  • Clean drug test.
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities and skills.
  • Exhibit reasonable mechanical aptitude about equipment and vehicles.
  • Able to safely lift (and position) at least fifty (50) pounds, stand, squat, bend and climb in and out of a truck on a frequent basis.
  • Knowledge of furniture moving techniques.
  • Dependable, motivated and good problem-solving skills.
  • Gets the job done on time.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Excellent customer service skills, friendly and outgoing personality with the ability to relate well to a variety of people.
  • Twenty-one years or older.
  • Ability to solve practical problems.

Job Context

  • Regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Regularly required to talk and/or hear.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, and/or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; and crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job are close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly required to climb stairs.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please submit an application to Edward Brockington;; 101 Greyback Road, Summerville, SC 29483; PO Box 1685, Summerville SC 29484.

ReStore Driver & Warehouse Asst (FT, $16/Hour)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please submit an application to Edward Brockington;; 101 Greyback Road, Summerville, SC 29483; PO Box 1685, Summerville SC 29484.

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