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Thistle Farms, Inc

Senior Accountant

Thistle Farms, Inc


Job Summary

Thistle Farms is a nonprofit social enterprise based in Nashville, TN, dedicated to helping women survivors recover and heal from trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. We provide a safe place to live, a meaningful job, and a lifelong community of support.

The Senior Account is responsible for supporting all aspects of the finance department. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Finance & Administration, this person works as an integral part of a small team of accounting professionals and women survivors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the Controller with preparation of reports as needed
  • Maintain multiple general ledgers accounts
  • Review monthly journal entries, analyses and account reconciliations to accurately close the monthly fiscal period
  • Coordinate and review AR entries
  • Process monthly Sales & Use tax returns as required
  • Review monthly reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts, including documentation to support all balances
  • Review detailed monthly actual to budget variance reports
  • Support the budgeting and year-end closing process
  • Assist with the annual audit
  • Support AP processing to ensure adherence to company guidelines
  • Review vendor invoices, research and resolve discrepancies
  • Manage company credit card process, including setup, controls, reporting and integration
  • Serve as backup support for AR
  • Serve as backup support for payroll processing


  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles with a minimum of 4 years accounting experience, including GL reconciliations
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • Ability to pass a standard bookkeeping test
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, with the ability to manage ad-hoc projects while meeting routine deadlines
  • Critical and strategic thinking
  • Ability to work both independently and with a group
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite and basic accounting systems
  • Proficiency in Excel spreadsheets required
  •, Sage Intacct or Paycom experience a plus
  • Experience working with nonprofits a plus
  • Integrity in words and actions
  • Patience working with Survivors in a trauma-informed work environment
  • Commitment to Thistle Farms’ mission, purpose, and values

Additional Information


Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k, generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee assistance program and employee discounts.

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to

No calls, please.


  • Date Posted: December 22, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Housing
  • Start Date: 02/01/2022
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F