The GroundTruth Project is an award-winning, independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization dedicated to supporting the next generation of journalists in the U.S. and around the world. Our mission is to restore journalism from the ground up by supporting emerging journalists through field reporting that serves under-covered corners of the United States and the world. Our team is headquartered at WGBH in Boston, the flagship PBS station.
We are seeking a Staff Accountant to perform general ledger and other accounting/administrative duties. The Staff Accountant reports to the Controller and will be working out of the Boston office. This is a full-time position.
Responsibilities (list of responsibilities)
Process accounts payable and receivable
Handle various balance sheet account and bank reconciliations
Post journal entries to general ledger
Manage employee expense reimbursement and the corporate credit cards
Assist the Controller with month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process
Establish and modify the implementation of accounting procedures
Monitor compliance with organization policies and procedures
Assist with preparation and execution of annual audit, with a focus on receivable schedules and analysis
Collaborate with the Controller to develop and monitor accounts receivable policies and procedures
Maintain fixed asset schedule
Performs other related duties as assigned
Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required.
At least three years of collective experience in Finance, Accounting or a related field
Demonstrated experience working in a nonprofit with a mix of funding sources
Thorough understanding of nonprofit accounting and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Affinity for and ability to analyze numbers
Familiarity with QuickBooks and Salesforce preferred
Professional demeanor, excellent organizational and communication skills, and attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines and objectives.
Excellent time management skills.
Positive, solutions-oriented attitude, drive for excellence, and ability to be a team player
Interviews will be conducted via video conferencing.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About The GroundTruth Project, Inc
Since 2014, The GroundTruth Project and its affiliated programs, Report for America and Report for the World, has placed approximately 400 emerging journalists from more than 30 countries and all over the United States, into over 165 newsrooms to conduct in-depth reporting on some of the toughest social justice issues in the United States and around the world. Our corps group of selected journalists working for select newsrooms are targeted to provide quality journalism that addresses critical coverage gaps in communities, thereby providing accountability of local institutions and giving residents the information they need to improve their community and bring awareness to issues that impact everyone.