Job Opening – Accountant



(Non-Exempt, Full-Time Position)

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Position: Accountant

Status: Full Time / Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO: CFO / Director of Finance & Accounting


Responsible for the accounting of the Foundation and other corporate entities.


  • Assemble financial packages for distribution, including income statements, balance sheet reconciliations, G/L detail/subsidiary ledgers, cash flows, variance comments, capitalization schedules, and grant obligation schedules
  • Prepare consolidations, including booking eliminating entries and reconciling G/L account balances
  • Compile fair market value journal entries run FMV financial statements
  • Record profit and loss for investments in affiliates, mark-to-market and realized gains/losses for marketable securities and hedge funds
  • Reconcile contributions and distributions with quarterly private equities fund statements
  • Produce/reconcile investment schedules with G/L accounts and internal reports
  • Process payables for grants, operating expenses, and capital expenditures, includes reviewing check requests for account coding, proper approval, and budget limits
  • Prepare and record journal entries for payroll, sweep interest allocation, bank and payroll fees, insurance amortization, project reimbursements, health allocations, management fees, notes receivable, prepayments, liquidity fund transfers, bank deposits, investment wire transfers for distributions and contributions
  • Prepare intercompany billings
  • Reconcile bank statements for ZBA, operating, granting, liquidity, payroll, special cash and sweep accounts
  • Prepare deposits to bank accounts for intercompany reimbursements, management fees, distributions from affiliates, health and payroll allocations, and other intercompany allocations
  • Input fixed asset additions and deletions, run depreciation expense and maintain fixed asset ledgers
  • Assist auditors during the annual audit


  • Bachelor’s degree required with emphasis in accounting or finance preferred;
  • A minimum of three years related experience including project accounting

To apply, please send resumé to [email protected]org

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