Accounting Supervisor (21788)


Saint Paul
United States of America
Employment Status:
Full Time



Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota pursues innovative ways to serve Minnesota communities. Our service goals are organized around children, youth and families; people with disabilities; and older adults.  We value the worth of all people and always strive for excellence.  If you want a career that challenges, energizes, and rewards you, consider joining us and help change lives.

This position will provide leadership to the Accounts Payable and Month-End Close Processes.  This position will have 4-6 direct reports (Sr. Accountants, and Accounts Payable staff. This position is also responsible for multiple functions in the accounting area on a rotating basis; this requires support for all 650 budgeting units. The incumbent is only Sr. Accountant with access to employee payroll data.

Minimum Requirements

  • Four years BA or BS degree in Accounting or Finance is required
  • Three to five years of accounting experience is required
  • Proficiency with Excel is required
  • Accounting, Accounts receivable, and other financial software experience required
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required
  • Must have the ability to coach, develop, and train staff, both direct and indirect reports.
  • Team player yet must have the ability to work independently
  • Ability to give work direction and promote teamwork throughout the organization. 
  • Must demonstrate an ability to hold staff and the organization accountable to applicable standards.
  • Must have strong communication skills (listening, speaking and writing) in order to work effectively with staff, outside auditors and programs
  • Analytical, investigative and organizational skills with a focus on demonstrated results
  • Must be well organized and detail-oriented to complete work correctly and in a timely manner
  • Interpersonal skills, including diplomacy, are essential.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status, and/or disability.   We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect.

Additional Posting Information:
• Provide leadership to the Accounts Payable and Month-End Close Processes. This position will have 4-6 direct reports (Sr. Accountants, and Accounts Payable staff.

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.