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Monroe Harding

Finance Clerk

Monroe Harding


Job Summary

Monroe Harding’s mission is to change young people’s lives. Our cause is to ensure that foster care youth and other vulnerable young people build a solid foundation of strengths that position them for success in adulthood. Our cause and mission are accomplished through trauma and resiliency informed programs and services in foster care, supportive housing, clinical emotional and mental health support services, and education, career development, and life skills support services.

The Finance Clerk will perform necessary services to assist in the financial functions of the agency.

Job Responsibilities

Along with other duties, the Accounting Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintain vendor records, including obtaining EFT payment information, W-9s from new vendors, and Certificates of Insurance as needed.
  • Maintain and audit electronic and physical filing systems, make recommendations to foster organization and efficient workflow, and ensure compliance to GAAP and external auditing partners’ expectations.
  • Input all receipts into applicable data systems on a daily basis
  • Ensure vendor payments are processed on a weekly basis
  • Process accounts receivable invoices and fee for service billings on a monthly basis
  • Assist VP of Finance & Administration with end of month allocations, report creation, reconciliations, and other closing processes
  • Process Purchase Card transactions at end of month, ensuring proper approvals and coding are obtained.  Audit and monitor spending to be within approved specifications and obtain required documentation for grant documentation and invoicing.
  • Assist Finance, Operations, and Program leaders with Grant compliance, reporting, and invoicing.
  • Assist VP of Finance & Administration in the budgeting process
  • Assist with external audits, including responding to inquiries, monitoring files, and building schedules
  • Help establish and maintain financial policies and procedures
  • Process unclaimed funds on an annual basis
  • Perform special projects, as needed


  • Proficient using a computerized general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Proficient applying cost allocation rules to expenses.
  • Proficient with intensive data entry of accounting records.
  • Proficient in use of Excel
  • Organized, accurate, and consistent.


Financial Management

Ethical Conduct


Problem Solving

Results Driven


Attention to Detail



Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; or two years accounting experience. Proficiency in Excel a must. Applicants for this job must pass thorough background check. Must have valid TN driver’s license.

Additionally, The Diana Screen® is administered to all potential applicants to help ensure that ethical boundaries between children and adults are maintained. At Monroe Harding, the safety and protection of the youth who have been entrusted to us is our #1 priority.

Additional Information


Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Long Term Disability

Option to enroll in Short-term Disability, Accident, and Critical Illness Insurance


Generous Paid Time Off Package

Professional Development Opportunities 

How to Apply

Think you are interested in joining our team?  Please submit a resume and cover letter to Evelyn Tidman at careers@monroeharding.org. Please list the position for which you are applying in the cover letter.


  • Date Posted: June 7, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services