Do you want to use your financial skills to do more than just balance books? Would you like to know that your acumen is being used to have a triple bottom line impact on nonprofits in 170 countries?
GlobalGiving is a U.S.-based public charity that connects nonprofit organizations with individual and corporate donors, unique learning opportunities, and a suite of fundraising tools and campaigns. We are seeking a Senior Accountant who is self-motivated and committed to the GlobalGiving Core Values to support our Operations team.
The Senior Accountant is a key contributor to the GlobalGiving team. This position reports to the Senior Director of Finance and will help ensure all financial accounting functions are completed accurately, prepare interim financial reports, and manage periodic compliance reporting. GlobalGiving seeks a candidate who can work independently, who approaches work with a high level of conscientiousness, thoughtfulness and quality, and who will relish the opportunity to support and actively contribute to a growing organization and dynamic team.
The successful candidate will bring a learning orientation to the role and display curiosity, resourcefulness, and entrepreneurship in the achievement of the position’s goals. Your work in this role will make a direct, positive impact for millions of people around the world.
We have a casual work atmosphere where everyone’s input and ideas are valued. We’re committed to work-life balance and offer everyone opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow. Since creative, enthusiastic employees are our most valued resource and the basis for our success, we take great care in how we attract, hire, and support our employees for a successful career. If you care about collaboration, curiosity, communication excellence, and continuous improvement, this position is right for you.
Ensure the accuracy and timely completion of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, staff expense reports, cash disbursements, collections, payroll, fixed asset records, etc.
Reconcile all bank and merchant account activity including large volumes of daily credit card remittances.
Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing internal controls.
Monitor restricted grants and government contracts and maintain clear reporting, tracking, and reconciliation of each.
Maintain and balance general ledger, including chart of accounts, segmentations, grant expenditures, and cost pools.
Reconcile accrued liability and asset ledgers, inter-company, and subsidiary transactions through internal financial statements.
Record and reconcile summary journal entries from other financial systems.
Coordinate accounting matters with other functions; resolve any discrepancies/disputes.
Issue monthly and quarterly financial reports to management, identifying, analyzing, and summarizing trends/information to aid management in business strategy and decision-making.
Support financial analysis tools to evaluate new initiatives or special projects, programs, capital expenditures, products costing, etc..
Guide team to manage bookkeeping, recordkeeping, and internal controls including maintaining policies and procedures documentation. Keep GlobalGiving in solid standing with GAAP and governing authorities.
Ensure policies and procedures are compliant with Federal regulations governing government and USAID assistance awards, in particular 2 CFR 200 and 2 CFR 700.
Support annual audit and tax process to timely completion with unqualified opinion, ensuring all management recommendations are resolved.
Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements, ensuring all registrations and charitable certifications are completed, accurate, and filed on time, including but not limited to state registrations.
File 1099s annually and ensure all necessary W9 forms are on file
Stay abreast of accounting rule and regulation changes and serve as a resource on accounting matters
Manage document retention policies and conduct periodic file and archive audits to ensure good standing.
5+ years progressive accounting experience, with an academic background in financial accounting
Advanced knowledge of Excel
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong project management and organizational skills
CPA certification, experience with non-profit accounting, and experience with federal contracting and awards preferred
Proficiency with Netsuite ideal
Experience with MS Access and/or MySQL a plus
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time position based in our Washington DC office.
Benefits include 5 weeks of paid time off per year, professional development opportunities, and a meaningful job where you can go home at night and say, "Today, my work helped rescue 97 girls from bonded labor in Nepal." (One of many true stories.) And don't worry—we've also got the usual benefits like health care, dental/vision, commuter benefits, and 401K.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.
About GlobalGiving Foundation, Inc.
To transform aid and philanthropy to accelerate community-led change.