Description Peer Health Exchange (PHE) is a national non-profit organization that empowers young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a robust skills-based health curriculum in under-resourced high schools across the country. Since our founding in 2003, we have trained more than 8,500 college student volunteers to deliver effective health education to over 115,000 public high school students in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Washington, DC. In 2016, PHE launched a five-year strategic plan to focus on growing our effective model while partnering with health and education systems, as well as communities to build a more integrated, sustainable model for health education. You will be joining an incredibly passionate, collaborative, and committed team working together towards our vision of advancing health equity.
As the Manager, Accounting you will perform and manage the full range of accounting activities including accounts payable, accounts receivable, accruals, reconciliations, month-end close, and documents filing and maintenance. As a member of the National Finance, Technology and Operations team you will report directly to the Vice President Finance and Administration.
Do you aspire to show up for young people and your community each day? Are you a bold thinker and inclusive collaborator? Does authentic communication and honest feedback help you continuously learn and grow? Do you find the joy in both the journey and the results?
Yes? Here’s what you should know:
This is a full-time, salaried position located in our San Francisco, CA office.
Here’s what you will do as part of our team:
45% -Handle all aspects of the organization’s accounting
Manage the posting and maintenance of general ledger accounts, payroll transactions, accounts payable, accounts receivable, adjusting journal entries and month-end close
Manage the expense and credit card reporting software, from user creation to reports approval to synching with accounting system
Monthly reconciliation of bank, credit card and revenue accounts
Month-End Close: ensure daily, and monthly processes are completed and lead to a timely and accurate month-end close
Provide financial analysis statements including monthly balance sheet, income statement, cash flows statement, and actual to budget and last year variance analysis.
30% - Oversee accounting and internal control policies and procedures
Keep abreast of regulatory and GAAP requirements
Identify and recommend new, or revisions to current, policies and procedures to enhance internal controls, efficiency, and accuracy.
Manage expense and credit card reporting software system.
Support staff in understanding and complying with policies and procedures
25% - Support the annual audit
Ensure year-end close is completed in an accurate and timely manner; ensure supporting schedules and reconciliations are completed and available for the audit;
Respond to auditor questions and perform research as needed; post adjusting entries and ensure that accounting records are aligned with audited financial statements
Support other Finance, Technology, and Operations team work as necessary
At Peer Health Exchange, we celebrate difference and are committed to providing equitable opportunities, addressing the effects of power and privilege. PHE is proud to be an equal employment opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, physical disability, veteran status or length of time spent unemployed. We want to empower people to change lives!
Note: Peer Health Exchange reserves the right to add additional duties, as needed. All Peer Health Exchange employees are encouraged to be flexible and responsive to changes in scope of duties.
What you'll bring to the table:
Demonstrate a strong passion for PHE’s mission to empower young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions; strong alignment with PHE’s core values of Health, Equity, Agency, Communication, and Impact
Bachelors’ degree in Accounting
3-5 years of relevant professional experience
2-3 years of experience within a non-profit or small business organization
At least 1-year experience in QuickBooks, and strong Excel knowledge
Experience with Certify or a similar expense management software
Full accounting cycle experience: AP, AR, reconciliation, and month-end close
Experience working quickly and accurately with large volume of data
Knowledge of nonprofit GAAP
Proven time management and prioritization skills in a fast paced high volume environment
Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented
Experience with organization with multiple sites
Experience with selecting and migrating to a new accounting system
Peer Health Exchange’s mission is to empower young people with the knowledge, skills, and resources to make healthy decisions. We do this by training college students to teach a skills-based health curriculum in under-resourced high schools across the country.
Peer Health Exchange, with our partners, will advance health equity and improve health outcomes for young people.