Douglas Shaw & Associates is a full-service marketing and direct response agency serving non-profit, primarily faith-based organizations. We assist clients with strategic planning, tactical execution, and full-cycle analytics for any variety of integrated fundraising programs. DSA provides a casual work environment that is based on honesty, integrity, mutual respect, and fun.


To provide general accounting assistance and related administrative support for the Finance and Accounting team at Douglas Shaw & Associates. This position reports to the Finance Manager and CFO.

Client Invoicing

  • Reconcile project estimates with actual costs for completed projects
  • Prepare, review, and submit all client invoices for approval to client service leads
  • Distribute all invoices to clients and answer billing-related questions
  • Close completed job tickets month-to-month
  • Prepare and distribute A/R Aging Reports for client invoices past 30 days to clients


Month End Procedures

  • Analyze jobs in process and prepare accrual entries for Revenue Recognition and related Cost of Goods Sold
  • Analyze, reconcile, and accrue freelance expenses month-to-month
  • Prepare journal entries for monthly asset depreciation
  • Prepare miscellaneous journal entries as needed
  • Responsible for various balance sheet account reconciliations as assigned


Cash Management

  • Prepare weekly deposits and cash reports for use with a remote check scanner
  • Review expense reports for accuracy and proper expense categorization and support, reporting any variances to the Finance Manager
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • With input and approval from the Finance Manager, perform month-end standard journal entries




  • Assist or generate management reports as requested by the CFO orFinance Manager
  • Back-up for AP
  • Other projects and responsibilities as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar
  • 0-2 years of accounting experience
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and switch gears as needed
  • Goes above and beyond with excellent follow-through and responsiveness
  • Strong Excel skills and technology aptitude, quick learner
  • Comfortable working with data
  • Effective communication skills


Special Considerations

Since the company works largely with evangelical Christian nonprofit organizations, a unique sensitivity to client style (beliefs, culture, and preferences) will need to be exercised.


Due to this position’s full access to information, the Staff Accountant must maintain the strictest confidentiality with client, company, and co-worker data.