Accounting Specialist


As a member of our Finance team, you will play an essential role in maintaining the daily operations of THC.

Compensation: $34.35/hour

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Location: 126 Hyde Street, San Francisco

About This Position

The Finance Specialist is a team member of the Finance Department of Tenderloin Housing Clinic’s (THC). This position is primarily responsible for performing accounts receivables and accounts payable processing and performing the certain bi-weekly payroll functions, as a back-up, in accordance with (THC) Mission, Core Values, and Customer Service Philosophy.

Job Duties

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable

  • Review vendor invoices for reasonableness and completion, record into Quickbooks and process payment timely and accurately.
  • Review credit card transactions for reasonableness and record into Quickbooks, perform reconciliation and process payment timely and accurately.
  • Process payment for recurring expense transactions timely and accurately.
  • Process manual payment for ad hoc expenses, employee reimbursement, pay advances and pay adjustments timely and accurately.
  • Compile and record THC monthly contract and non-contract invoicing (including all relevant supporting documents) timely and accurately.
  • Process and record deposit transactions timely and accurately.
  • Process and record expenses and receipts associated with the THC Law Office timely and accurately.
  • Review expenses for reasonableness and follow-up with vendors when required.
  • Assimilate relevant information and perform analyses.
  • Procure requested items for purchase upon proper approval timely, accurately and in most economical manner.
  • Provide assistance to pull records and answer question associated with THC’s various audits.

Bi-weekly Payroll

  • Participate in bi-weekly payroll processing as the Payroll Specialist’s back-up with the guidance of the Finance Manager and/or the Director of Finance.


  • Read and write financial correspondence and memos.
  • Maintain orderly and complete filing of financial records and supporting documents.
  • Respond to all phone messages, staff requests, and emails as appropriate and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of THC’s financial and employee information.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


Essential Qualifications

  • College degree required; BA/BS degree with a Business Administration or Accounting focus preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 year of experience processing accounting transactions.
  • Must have a strong understanding of accounting principles.
  • Must have strong skills in QuickBooks or comparable accounting software.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate relevant information and perform analyses.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have an ability to produce and analyze reports, and write business correspondence.
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly to a broad range of people.
  • Must have an ability to read, understand, and apply language from manuals, policies, technical procedures, and instructions.
  • Must have demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Must read, communicate orally, and write in English.
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines with excellent attention to detail.
  • Must pass all post-contingency offer background checks, reference checks, and TB/ COVID 19 screening clearances.
  • Experience working with diverse, low-income, homeless and/or formerly homeless population preferred.
  • Experience working in non-profit or public sector preferred.

Required Behavioral Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrates passion, commitment, and behavior that are consistent with THC’s Mission, Core Values, and Customer Service Philosophy.
  • Maintains expectations and energy for positive improvement and results.
  • Desires and has the ability to achieve the agency’s goals and carry out the Mission and Core Values of THC.
  • Adapts well to change, and remains professional, respectful, and composed at all times.
  • Must be mature, honest, dependable, and accountable.
  • Establishes and maintains effective and appropriate relationships and boundaries, and communicates with clients, co-workers, and external parties in a manner that fosters respect and trust.
  • Exercises good judgment in using and/or keeping information regarding clients, employees, and THC confidential.
  • Works well independently, collaboratively, and as a team member.
  • Follows instructions completely and asks for help and/or guidance from supervisors when needed.
  • Has good time management skills and is punctual to work, THC meetings, and events.
  • Refrains from actions that may result in conflict or may be determined as aggressive, threatening, or violent.
  • Takes pride in work and performs all assigned duties diligently, efficiently, and effectively.

How to apply

To apply for any THC position you see here:

  • Online: Upload your resumé online using the Apply button below
  • By email: Email your resumé and cover letter to
  • In person: Stop by our 449 Turk Street office to drop off your resumé

We look forward to hearing from you!