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Invest Detroit is seeking an Accounting Associate!

  • 1.  Invest Detroit is seeking an Accounting Associate!

    Posted 04-05-2018 16:34
    Edited by Amber Gladney 07-11-2018 16:32



    Position Description

    The Accounting Associate position requires strong analytical skills and thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles with a focus on utilizing technology to create efficiencies.  Responsibilities will include the maintenance of account balances with an emphasis on accounts payable and loan receivable entries.  The Associate will work collaboratively with team members across the various disciplines within the organization.

    About Invest Detroit

    Invest Detroit is a nonprofit lender, investor, and partner that supports business and real estate projects that will ignite economic growth. Our goal is to increase density and job opportunities in a way that is strategic and socially responsible. We are a highly-effective and hard-working team that values collaboration, inclusivity, partnership, commitment to our mission, and drive mixed with humor. As a rapidly growing organization we are looking for team members who can help bring new efficiencies, data-driven approaches, and work-related experience with technology.

    To learn more about Invest Detroit, please visit  

     Key Responsibilities

    • Prepare monthly account reconciliations, including receivables, accounts payable and loan related accounts in the general ledger
    • Manage bank deposits, including booking in loan accounting software and general ledger
    • Input data into Portfol, the current loan accounting system
    • Input data and manage Concur software for expense reports and accounts payable
    • Process standard recurring and other non-recurring journal entries with appropriate supporting documentation for review
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


    Qualifications and Skills

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting or Finance preferred
    • Minimum three years of experience in an accounting or finance position
    • Experience with financial accounting systems; knowledge of Sage accounting software is a plus
    • Strong attention to detail, and mathematical and analytical skills are a must
    • Computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, advanced knowledge of Excel functions is a plus
    • Ability to problem solve and engage with staff and third parties when issues arise

    To Apply

    Please forward your resume and cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position to Please include “Accounting Associate” in the subject line and indicate how you heard about this opportunity in the email.

    Invest Detroit offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.  Invest Detroit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.