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Tennessee Primary Care Association

Staff Accountant

Tennessee Primary Care Association


Job Summary

Position Title: Staff Accountant
Reports to: Finance Director
Direct Reports: None

The Tennessee Primary Care Association (TPCA) is a dynamic, team-oriented membership association that provides leadership, advocacy, and supportive expertise to the state’s community health centers. TPCA and our members are bonded by a shared purpose – ensuring all Tennesseans have access to quality and affordable health care.

The Staff Accountant works closely with the Finance Director to ensure TPCA’s financial stability by performing general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization. This includes the preparation and maintenance of financial records, as well as the management and administration of staff-related compensation and benefits.

Our team values collaboration, continual growth, integrity, and open communication. We are driven by our culture, knowing that creating an inclusive workplace is essential to serving our mission. We are intentional in our efforts to ensure every staff member feels empowered to voice their ideas and bring their authentic selves to work. At TPCA, you will enjoy a hybrid work schedule, comprehensive benefits package, as well as ongoing support for professional development.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accurately process and reconcile a variety of accounting documents including invoices, vendor statements, cash receipts, employee reimbursements, and purchase orders.
  • Review and code association’s financial information.
  • Prepare and code documents to disburse funds.
  • Prepare and enter journal entries.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements.
  • Provide analysis of accounts to Finance Director
  • Assist in preparation of internal and external grant reports.
  • Maintain accounting, payroll, and benefits-related records.
  • Maintain proficiency in TPCA’s purchasing, invoicing, and database systems.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Proactively work with TPCA staff and external customers and vendors.
  • Assist Finance Director with other related tasks as assigned.


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data.
  • Ability to manage several projects concurrently and adapt to changes in project requirements and/or the work environment.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related field, required.
  • At least three years of related experience required; non-profit experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with automated accounting software, Blackbaud a plus.
  • Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping terminology and practices.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

  • Hybrid work schedule.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Occasional travel to health centers, as well as local and national travel.

Additional Information


Tennessee Primary Care Association
710 Spence Lane, Nashville, TN 37217

TPCA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, paid medical, dental and life insurance, paid long-term disability insurance, and participation in a 403(b) retirement plan.  In addition, TPCA offers elective participation in employee-paid benefits including Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Savings Account, vision insurance, and AFLAC insurance options.

It is the policy of TPCA that all applicants are entitled to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, genetic condition, marital status, or veteran status (past, present, or future service in the Uniformed Services of the United States), or other protected characteristics or identity as required by local, state, and federal law.

This position will be supported in part by grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit a resume and cover letter through TPCA’s application system. Applications without a resume or cover letter will not be considered.

  • Accepting applications through 5/31/2023 or until filled by an excellent candidate.
  • No email applications or applications in any other system will be accepted.
  • No telephone inquiries, please.

Interested candidates can apply at https://csstpca.sentrichr.com/?requisition=50


  • Date Posted: April 28, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk