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Accounting Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Hillsboro
  • $50,000 - $65,000 / Year

High Rocks

High Rocks is a leader in transforming the lives of young people and the impact they have on their communities in West Virginia and beyond. High Rocks is an award-winning non-profit with our main offices in Hillsboro, WV.

The High Rocks team is dynamic and inspiring; team members work together to achieve great results, guide the direction of the organization, represent High Rocks in regional partnerships, work together to tell the story of High Rocks to the world, and build relationships with funders and other partners so that we can provide our programs free-of-charge to young people in West Virginia.

High Rocks offers a generous total compensation package, including a flexible workplace policy, competitive salary, contribution toward health insurance and retirement, five weeks of paid vacation, a beautiful, dynamic, family-friendly workplace, and opportunities for professional growth. High Rocks is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions about High Rocks or our openings by emailing [email protected]

Accounting Specialist –  High Rocks is a growing organization seeking an Accounting Specialist to work with the Business Office team to build strong tracking spreadsheets in Excel (including budget templates for staff and funders), to keep QuickBooks up-to-date and accurate through account reconciliation, to ensure day-to-day fiscal protocol compliance, to maintain reconciled and balanced accounts (including bank accounts, purchasing accounts, Square point-of sale accounts, retirement and other benefit accounts), to invoice and collect accounts receivable, to process payroll, and to oversee document retention for the Business Office. They will also support budget creation, grant financial reporting, and federal compliance with grant cost allocation policies.

Additionally, the Accounting Specialist will close our books 2-4 times per year and coordinate our larger audit team. The Accounting Specialist will be a key member of the Business Office team, and will work directly with that team as well as the other staff and participants in our programs. The strength of our Business Office team lies in an unwavering commitment to excellence, a deep understanding of our programs and operations, ongoing training and development of our entire team, and in strong and creative math, technology, and business skills. 

High Rocks operates our transformational programs for young people in West Virginia and beyond with a current budget of $3+ million, supporting the work of 22 staff, 65 AmeriCorps members, 80 college students, seasonal staff, and 20 additional earning-and-learning workforce trainees via seven major programs and partnerships across the state. 

Please consider applying even if you do not meet all of the qualifications but think you would be a strong fit. Training is available.

Salary: $50,000 – 65,000, depending on education and experience. Based in Hillsboro, WV, this position is full-time, at-will, with eligibility for benefits including flexible workplace, health, vacation, and retirement, and professional development opportunities.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Certified Public Accountant or equivalent professional accounting and business experience highly recommended.
  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Strong time, project, and professional relationship management skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel, QuickBooks.
  • Strong math skills and enjoys problem solving.
  • Private foundation and federally-funded grant financial management experience recommended.
  • Some travel is required.
  • A background check is required since we work with vulnerable populations and Workforce WV. Must be able to pass a drug screening.

Reports to: Director of Business

To apply: Please send a letter of interest or cover letter, resumé, and references to High Rocks, Attn: Tiffany McClure, [email protected]. All current High Rocks positions are viewable at

High Rocks Educational Corporation is an innovative team environment with a solid mission to educate, empower, and inspire young people in West Virginia.

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