Staff Accountant - Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Staff Accountant

The Ideal Staff Accountant will manage multiple month end journal entries to include, but not limited to, prepaid amortizations, insurance allocations, and health insurance accruals. The accountant will be responsible for all fixed asset activity including additions, disposals, and depreciation. Accountant will complete multiple monthly balance sheet reconciliations and bank account reconciliations. Candidate will assist with ad hoc reporting as needed which could include census reporting, tax exemption requests, and other projects as requested.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $50,673 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling: This position requires applicant to work a set schedule to meet deadlines. During this time, there may be limitations on the use of leave time.

Travel: Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.

Equipment/Technology: Proficiency utilizing computers, cell phone, text messaging, and email are all required for this role.


1.  Maintain the fixed asset module in Financial Edge

2.  Complete additions and disposals of assets as needed

3.  Complete monthly reconciliation of fixed assets to general ledger. Reconciliation should be completed in format given to auditors each year

4.  Complete monthly journal entries to amortize prepaid expenses and insurance

5.  Complete reconciliation of bank accounts other than the Home Federal Operating accounts and First Horizon operating accounts. These currently include repo accounts, payroll accounts, and others as added and/or necessary.

6.  Record adjusting entries to bank accounts as needed

7.  Maintain bank log pages to assist with posting of deposits and creating sweeps entries

8.  Record sweeps and other ACH entries from bank accounts

9.  Complete quarterly and annual census reports

10.  Distribute monthly reports to managers and answer questions as needed

11.  Complete tax exemption applications as new properties are placed into service

12.  Complete accrual of health insurance claims monthly. Record health insurance claims/payments, flex account payments, and other fees associated with health insurance charges

13.  Code monthly BCBS invoice to assist accounts payable

14.  Communicate with insurance provider to add or remove coverage for properties and vehicles

15.  Complete multiple account reconciliations as assigned

16.  Complete funds available entry for HRMF

17.  Make weekly (or as needed) bank deposits

18.  Assist with other journal entries or projects as needed to successfully meet goals of Financial Services Department

QUALIFICATIONS - Staff Accountant


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business related field with course work or experience in the accounting functions.

 Experience / Knowledge:

  • Five years work experience in an accounting role.


  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

The McNabb Center ( is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.