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Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
Miramar, California, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
Miramar, California, United States
30+ days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$28.00 - $32.00
Min Experience
2-3 Years
Min Education
Associates Degree
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Hourly Wage
Job Function


The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is currently hiring for a full-time (30 hour/.75 FTE), hourly, non-exempt and benefited Accounts Receivable Specialist.

Established in 1977, the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is a critical component to the welfare of San Diego County, providing nutritious food to people in need, advocating for the hungry and educating the public about hunger-related issues. For more information about the organization, please visit

Our Mission: The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank Chapter provide nutritious food to people in need, advocate for the hungry, and educate the public about hunger-related issues.


  • The San Diego Food Bank feeds approximately 400,000 people every month in partnership with 500 nonprofit community partners.
  • We are the fourth largest independent food bank in the country.
  • We distributed 44 million pounds of food in fiscal year 2021-2022; 31% of that food being fresh produce.
  • We have a 99% rating on Charity Navigator.
  • We are committed to innovation and sustainability to reduce our impact on the environment. We have 1,400 solar panels, we are LEED v4 Gold Certified, we have a 3,600 sq.ft composting and recycling center that houses our recycling and composting machine, and received the 2020 Business Waste Reduction & Recycling award?

The Accounts Receivable Specialist provides administrative and financial support to the Accounting Department in the highest professional manner, handling details of a confidential and critical nature and exercising judgement and discretion on a daily basis. This position must be able to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously. This individual will perform a wide variety of accounting and administrative tasks such as maintaining accounting records, recording revenue and tracking accounts receivable, reconciling revenue and accounts receivable accounts, preparation of accounting reports, and working with both the development and agency relations departments to track receivables.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Record daily check, credit card, and cash deposits.
  • Generate A/R invoices and follow up on outstanding items.
  • Reconcile customer accounts and manage A/R collection (includes monthly review of A/R aging reports.)
  • Ensure appropriate coding of revenue and restricted gifts in accounting software and reports.
  • Conduct monthly reconciliation of contribution revenue and fundraising software reports.
  • Assist with restricted revenue schedule reconciliations.
  • Manage the relationships between accounting department and the nonprofit services and fundraising departments
  • Assist with reimbursement claims and grant tracking/reporting
  • Maintain filing and electronic records
  • Verify cash received and deposited as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined 

  • Minimum of 2 years prior accounting experience
  • Preferred minimum of an AA degree in Accounting or related field
  • Combination of experience and education to satisfy the above abilities and knowledge

The ideal individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.  This individual must have excellent written communication and proofreading skills, a high level of personal integrity and confidentially, and must be able to prioritize and plan work activities efficiently. Someone who is a self-starter that enjoys working as part of a team but is comfortable seeking out answers and taking initiative to solve problems and takes advantage of opportunities.


Knowledge of:

  • Basic accounting knowledge, GAAP preferred
  • Microsoft Office applications, including strong Excel and Word skills with general knowledge of PowerPoint and general computer/internet skills
  • Quickbooks & Netsuite preferred

Ability to:

  • Work well in a fast-paced environment, utilizing initiative, good judgment, flexibility and high energy
  • Operate a computer and word processing software and other standard office equipment
  • Type accurately at a speed necessary to complete workload in a timely manner
  • Organize and set priorities
  • Work independently
  • Prepare clear, accurate and concise records and reports
  • Organize research and maintain complex and extensive office files
  • Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
  • Use tact, discretion and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive situations and concerned individuals
  • Maintain confidentiality in work, exercising good judgment and discretion at all times
  • Problem solve independently


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  • This is a full-time, non-exempt/hourly/benefited position.
  • A market-level competitive salary is between $28.00 - $32.00 per hour based on experience. 
  • The compensation package includes a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including: 403(b) plan with 200% employer matching; excellent health care coverage with free employee medical, dental and vision plans; company paid term life insurance; and a generous accrual of paid vacation and sick leave. 


  • Typical days and hours of work are Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Onsite and located in our Miramar office


  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply on our career website located at
  • Submissions missing a resume will not be considered for the position.
  • Background check and drug test is required for the position before employment starts.
Job ID: 73457418

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