Community Progress Council
February 11, 2021
York, Pennsylvania
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Community Progress Council



Community Progress Council invites you to be part of its team of dedicated professionals who work to help low-income individuals and families reach self-sufficiency. Our workforce of 240 employees is mission-driven to provide client-centered, coordinated services by building trusting relationships with those in need.

Community Progress Council is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization to serve our community. CPC works to ensure all staff have the knowledge, values, and skills to empower clients and one another - respecting and welcoming each person's unique experiences and cultural differences.

As the community action Agency of York County, CPC offers services in more than 20 locations throughout the county. We provide our neighbors with opportunities in early childhood education, nutrition counseling, workforce development, housing and financial education and our Self-Sufficiency Program, all which support low-income individuals toward their goal of achieving financial stability.


SUMMARY: Assist the Controller with accounting duties and provide support for fiscal functions. Applies accounting principles to record and analyze financial information and prepares financial reports as requested.



  • Be committed to the vision and mission of Community Progress Council, Inc.
  • Manages purchase requests for proper documentation and appropriate budgetary source of funds as well as placing orders for departments as necessary
  • Manages accounts payable to include but not limited to: posting accounts payable entries, preparing invoices for payment, and printing and submitting payments via ACH or check.
  • Ensures proper reconciliations of all accounts payable ledgers
  • Researches and recommends suppliers for agency to use.
  • Maintains vendor w-9's and certificates of liability.
  • Monitors prohibited vendor lists.
  • Updates and maintains lists of authorized purchasers within the agency.
  • Prepares year-end 1099 tax forms and filings.
  • Monitors prohibited vendor lists.
  • Trains staff on procurement, purchasing, and payables processes and procedures.
  • Assists in ensuring proper payment and processes are meeting funding requirements.
  • Communicates with vendors and other customers to resolve accounts payable issues or problems.
  • Assures compliance with federal, state, county and city financial regulations.
  • Performs reconciliations of all credit card accounts and maintains all charge card authorization forms.
  • Records Cash Receipts
  • Updates and maintains Fiscal Policies & Procedures Manual.
  • Assists department in pulling information required for funder monitoring and year-end financial audits.
  • Maintains accurate and complete electronic and physical filing systems to ensure adequate documentation for auditors and to meet standard accounting regulations. Archives old fiscal files.
  • Serves as a backup to other fiscal staff.
  • All other duties as assigned.

General Requirements & Skills

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Associates Degree in accounting or other business-related field from an accredited school and a minimum of two years' experience or comparable work experience. Business-related experience with ACH banking. Must have knowledge of accounting terms, accounting procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), or a similar combination.

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