New York City
essential accounting functions related to accounts payable and accounts receivable, monthly and quarterly reconciliations, state registrations and various internal and external reports. This will include assisting with data entry and subsequent analysis of CEO’s financial data to provide management, donors, grantors, creditors, and others with timely, accurate and understandable information. This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Deputy Director, Finance.
CEO is rapidly expanding nationally and offers opportunity for career growth. 10% - 15% of each week may be spent gaining experience across any of CEO’s core operational areas – including project design, loan underwriting, grant and donor support, communications, partnerships or monitoring and evaluation.
- Ensure office and donor compliance with CEO’s accounting policies vis-à-vis fund accounting as noted in CEO’s finance manual and generally accepted accounting principles and donor requirements
- Maintain QuickBooks accounting system; make journal entries, conduct reconciliation, ensure security and integrity of financial data.
- Support the day-to-day financial activities such as payment review, AP activities, AR reporting/invoicing, data entry etc.
- Work in close collaboration with management, programs, and finance teams to ensure timely submission of high-quality financial reports to CEO or donors per scheduled due dates and/or contractual obligations
- Review all accounting transactions to ensure proper coding, complete month-end/year-end closing tasks and variance analysis as needed
- Support in maintaining state registrations and lending licenses; prepare reports, monitor due dates, and help ensure compliance with relevant regulations in each state where CEO operates.
- Coordinate the protection of the organization’s assets by implementing CEO’s Internal Control procedures
- Other related duties as assigned
- Accounting or bookkeeping training and/or coursework required; 4-year degree in related field strongly preferred
- 2 + years professional work experience with accounting and bookkeeping procedures and standards
- Previous non-profit agency / grant-funded environment experience strongly preferred
- High degree of professional integrity; ability and commitment to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data
- Solid organizational skills: detail-oriented, ability to multi-task, set priorities, and meet deadlines
- Ability to work independently, be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment
- Excellent communication, analysis and negotiation skill, availability to work with a variety of stakeholders
- Prior knowledge of QuickBooks preferred
- Good interpersonal skills: ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment
- Solid Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, other financial related software strongly preferred
- Reliable transportation is required as some light travel for mailing and other admin tasks are needed.
Working Environment: This is a remote position that can accommodate candidates in any U.S. State. The majority of the workday is at a computer terminal. While remote, the position may require travel to conferences or in-person team meetings, estimated to be less than 5% time.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions. All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.
Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.