Purchasing Agent/Senior Accountant
Company: Volunteers of America - Texas
Posted on: May 3, 2021
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA - Texas
Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Do you have a
passion for helping others? We may be the right organization for
you: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS.
For over 100 years VOA Texas, a faith-based and non-profit
organization, has operated with a mission of "Helping America's
Most Vulnerable Reach Their Full Potential" through various
programs throughout Texas. Programs are locally created, managed
and delivered to provide a wide array of human services through
PAID positions. Come and be a part of the passion, the mission and
Position: Purchasing Agent/Senior Accountant
Location: Euless, Texas
HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
The Purchasing Agent/Senior Accountant provides support to
department activities with specific responsibility for implementing
purchasing activities in compliance with mandated requirements;
overseeing daily activities; responding to a range of inquiries
regarding processes or bid status; and achieving department
objectives and goals within budget. The Purchasing Agent/Senior
Accountant is responsible for purchasing, purchasing procedures and
policies of small equipment/appliances, food, furniture and office
supplies for the organization.
- Administers bidding process and contracts for vendor
performance/compliance within established limits (e.g. prepares
specifications, evaluates bids, recommends vendors, conducts bid
meetings, etc.) for the purpose of securing items and/or services
within budget and in compliance with regulatory requirements,
- Analyzes price proposals, financial reports, and other
information to determine reasonable prices.
- Negotiates contracts on behalf of the organization and
evaluates suppliers based on price, quality, and delivery speed;
further evaluates and monitors contracts to be sure that vendors
and suppliers comply with the terms and conditions of the contract
and to determine need for changes.
- Oversees the administration of the Procurement Card (P-Card),
including issues cards, closing cards, maintaining website, setting
credit limits, and training.
- Evaluates order and bid documentation (e.g. requisitions,
change orders, bids, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring proper use
of funds in the acquisition of supplies, equipment and/or
- Processes purchasing-related information (e.g. bid documents,
tabulations, requisitions, electronic procurement, product
specifications, statements of work, performance terms, contracts,
etc.) for the purpose of updating and distributing information,
authorizing for action and/or complying with established accounting
practices and trend analysis.
- Perform professional accounting work involving compilation,
consolidations, analysis of financial data, and preparations for
monthly/yearly financial statements for Programs.
- Assist Comptroller and Senior Accountants with monthly and
annual close processes, including preparation of General Ledger
Journal Entries, review AP, and review and record AR.
- Ensure that assigned general ledger accounts are complete,
materially accurate and properly presented in the financial
statements; Ensure that all transactions underlying the accounting
records are valid and represent the legitimate assets, liabilities,
revenues, and expenses of VOA Texas
- Prepares and maintains appropriate source documentation
supporting account reconciliations, journal entries and analyses
for assigned general ledger accounts.
- Assists in the preparation of monthly financial statements for
assigned programs and related entities including variance
Bachelor's degree in Accounting plus three to five years of
general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, an reconciliations.
Not-for-profit accounting experience preferred; knowledge of GAAP
is necessary. Two plus years of transferrable experience in
Purchasing and/or as a purchasing agent.
Valid Texas Driver's License, clear MVR and ability to be
Volunteers of America Texas offers a rich benefits package
including Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life Insurance,
Vacation and Sick time, other optional benefits and a retirement
Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today!
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the
employment process please contact Human Resources at
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