| May 29, 2024

Staff Accountant in Social Impact Finance

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  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Living Cities

ABOUT THE POSITION

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform day-to-day accounts payable and related cash disbursement functions. Ensure timely and accurate payment of all bills, reimbursement requests, and other expenses.
  • Maintain accounts receivable and cash management ledgers by recording grants/contributions receivable invoices, apply/record related cash receipts and record other deposits.
  • Maintain the expense reporting application, including review of credit card transactions and receipts submitted by cardholders and administer support to application end users.
  • Record transactions per bank statements and investment statements.
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, specifically for bank and credit card accounts.
  • Maintain and update Fixe Assets system of record and schedule.
  • Maintain and perform all bookkeeping functions within the loan management system for Living Cities affiliate investment funds.
  • Prepare and remit invoices to borrowers on a quarterly basis for interest billing and principal maturity notices in advance of due dates.
  • Support and address inquiries from programs staff and other support services staff on proper processes and procedures.
  • Assist with the annual audit, tax, and other regulatory filings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

POSITION TYPE

This is a full-time position.

CLASSFICATION

Exempt

LEVEL/FAMILY

4/Associate

REPORTS TO

Controller

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this role successfully, the individual must be able to independently fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations would be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 1 – 3 years’ accounting experience, nonprofit experience preferred
  • Experience using Sage Intacct Accounting or similar accounting software
  • Investment management fund bookkeeping and accounting experience a plus

 

Skills:

  • High-level of accuracy and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and time management skills with able to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly convey information and interact with all levels of management.
  • Ability to adapt and commit to organizational culture, values, and norms.

 

Knowledge

  • Sufficient understanding of internal controls and GAAP necessary to successfully perform all duties.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Electronic recordkeeping and file management knowledge

 

Racial Equity & Inclusion (REI)

  • Foundational knowledge and core concepts
  • Understands why racial equity is an integral part of Living Cities’ approach, inside and outside the organization
  • Displays clear willingness to learn and apply REI history and concepts REI Practice and Analysis
  • Engages with curiosity, humility and openness in discussions about race, equity and power inside and outside of the organization
  • Understands how the construct of race has impacted the distribution of power and resources, and recognizes its impact on current and future outcomes across systems

 

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To apply for this job please visit livingcities.org.