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Current Openings

Make-A-Wish Mid-South is not only a heart-warming and respected nonprofit, but also a vibrant, diverse and entrepreneurial workplace. We are always on the lookout for great talent.

Accounting Specialist

Full-Time | Memphis, TN

Provides accounting assistance to the VP of Finance & Operations ~ including accounts payable, general journal entries, and balance sheet reconciliations.

Job Responsibilities


  • Accounts Payable:
    • Enters the weekly Accounts Payable invoices and expense reimbursement requests into the financial accounting system.
    • Distributes the signed accounts payable checks to the payee as directed.
    • Maintains the accounts payable paid invoice files.
  • Employee Corporate Credit Cards
    • Prepares monthly employee statements and expense workbooks for distribution to staff.
    • Reconciles receipts to the employees’ expense reports, codes for entry and sends to appropriate managers for review and approval.
    • Enters the monthly expense reports into the financial accounting system.
  • Journal Entries:
    • Prepares monthly journal entries into the financial accounting system, including employee corporate credit cards, prepaid expenses, bank fees, depreciation, gift batches and others as directed by VP of Finance & Operations.               
  • Reconciliations:
    • Prepares monthly bank and balance sheet account reconciliations.

Program Services

  • In-Kind Calculations:
    • Prepares in-kind calculations for national and local donors.
    • Reconciles monthly corporate credit cards for wish families and airline purchases.

Database – Donors & Gifts ~ In-Kind

  • Maintains the in-kind donor records in the donor database ~ following the organization’s business rules.
  • Prepares and enters the monthly gift batches for in-kind donations.
  • Prepares the acknowledgement letters for all in-kind gifts.


  • Act as back up to the Office Administrator ~ including greeting all visitors to the office, answering the incoming calls, notifying appropriate office staff and assisting with gift entry into the donor database.


  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications & Skills

  • College education (majoring in business or accounting) preferred & a minimum 3 years of accounting experience.
  • Demonstrates the ability to focus on details and manage and prioritize multiple tasks effectively.
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, and/or similar database system.
  • Proficiency in Financial Edge, NetSuite and/or similar accounting software.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with emphasis on Excel.

This position is located in Memphis, TN. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Make-A-Wish® Mid-South
1780 Moriah Woods Blvd.
Suite 10
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 680-9474
Toll Free (800) 264-9474
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320 Executive Court
Suite 101
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 376-9474
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Suite 108
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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