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Accounting Associate, Revenue, Managed Organizations Finance (Durham, NC)

You are mission-driven and action-oriented. You love to get involved and work as part of a team to accomplish something great. You value diversity, equity, and inclusion and are eager to put those values into practice. Any job is your job if it helps the team succeed, and you thrive on variety. Today, you’re looking for a role where you can use those traits to make a real difference in the world by advancing the most important social issues facing humanity today.

If that sounds like you, Arabella Advisors can’t wait to meet you.

Our team needs dynamic and enthusiastic individuals that can jump in and support our accounting needs. If you want the opportunity to work with a fast-growing and entrepreneurial team reshaping the charitable sector, then this job is for you. We incubate new and innovative nonprofit projects, and the accounting associate helps our clients manage their resources for positive societal impact. We need you to be highly organized, and have a demonstrated ability to manage several projects simultaneously. Our revenue team processes over several hundred transactions per month. The worked is fast paced and mission-driven.

Essential Responsibilities

Process donor contributions to recognize revenue and related management fees

Process cash receipts

Assist with reconciliation of accounts receivable subledger

Assist with lockbox reports

Respond to donor contribution inquiries

Assist in bank reconciliations

Process inter-company transactions

Create and mail tax acknowledgement letters to qualified donors

Assist with entering new vendors within our accounts payable portal and accounting software

Assist with month-end close

Other Responsibilities

Assist with preparation of annual audit and tax reconciliation schedules as assigned

Assist with general ledger reconciliations and special accounting projects as needed

Maintain supplies for Finance team operations

To Be Successful in This Role, You’ll Need:

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

At least one year of work experience in an accounting role

Basic knowledge of accrual accounting

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advancement of women

covid

global health

philanthropy

reconciliation

salesforce

women and girls

Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Experience or familiarity with general accounting software

Must have a strong work ethic, be well-organized and a self-Proficiency with accounting software, report design, and Excel Experience with full-cycle GL

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Solid analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to work independently and within teams in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

Ability to manage and meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously

Proficient verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work within multi-functional teams

Other Highly Preferred Skills and Experience

Experience in philanthropy, nonprofit management or consulting

Experience with Microsoft Dynamics

Experience or familiarity with Salesforce or Adobe Pro

Our Core Competencies:

Ability to provide excellent, including the ability to efficiently and independently address routine service matters, to suggest effective client-centered solutions when elevating challenges or concerns, and to understand how the team can operate to maintain high-quality service

The ability to complete complex tasks, to use a work plan to undertake projects, and to understand how those projects impact the client, team, and/or firm’s objectives

The ability to understand stakeholders’ perspectives and circumstances, and to build and manage strong relationships that reflect that understanding

The ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally, including the ability to adapt style, tone, and content to various audiences; to make technical information assessible to broader audiences; and to collaborate with others to produce strong written deliverables

The ability to work cooperatively and inclusively with others to achieve shared goals, including knowing when and how to compromise, being willing to proactively help colleagues, and sharing knowledge in various mediums

An enthusiasm for taking on stretch and development opportunities, including the ability to accept feedback and use it to improve performance

The ability to take ownership and be creative and solutions-oriented when encountering challenges that don’t have obvious answers, including knowing when to elevate challenges along with possible solutions

About Arabella Advisors

Arabella Advisors helps foundations, philanthropists and investors who are serious about impact achieve the greatest good with their resources. We work on issues ranging from the social and economic advancement of women and girls, and conservation of our climate and planet, to reducing poverty and inequity in the United States and around the world. Our staff members are mission-driven and action-oriented, and have a unique combination of experience in philanthropy, business, nonprofits, government, finance, law, and other fields. We combine creative, strategic thinking with knowledge and networks developed through decades of hands-on experience. The fastest-growing philanthropic advisory firm in the nation, Arabella is also a certified B Corporation.

About Arabella’s Managed Organizations Team

Arabella Advisors provides operations and management support to multiple nonprofit organizations, including the New Venture Fund , the Windward Fund , and the Hopewell Fund —all 501(c)(3) public charities—and the Sixteen Thirty Fund, a 501(c)(4). These managed organizations house new and innovative public interest projects and nonprofits, as well as coordinate collaborative initiatives between donors and administer grants programs. This type of structure is commonly referred to as fiscal sponsorship, and candidates are highly encouraged to research fiscal sponsorship prior to a first interview. The managed organizations provide support to a diverse range of projects, including many focused on conservation, global health and civic engagement.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Advancing DEI within our firm and in our work with partners is critical to our mission. To be effective partners to philanthropists, nonprofits, and communities impacted by philanthropic dollars, we need to have a highly diverse staff, a workplace where individuals are encouraged to retain their uniqueness and can feel a sense of belonging, and a nuanced understanding of the racial, ethnic, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other disparities that undergird the issues we engage in and the interactions we have with one another. For us, equity means that our staff members, our clients, and the people they serve can experience the same level of success, no matter their starting place. We expect all our employees to share this commitment, and always seek ways to improve how well we live these values. Click here to learn more about DEI at Arabella and read our official DEI statement.

Working with Us

While this position must be based in <>, please note that due to COVID-19, all Arabella Advisors’ offices are closed, and we remain a remote-first organization until further notice. We have a strong firm culture rooted in collaboration and in-person interactions between colleagues. To that end, once our offices reopen it is our expectation that all staff will generally work from the office according to a schedule agreed upon with their supervisor.

We offer a competitive and holistic total rewards package that includes salary, bonus, and benefits. Our base salaries are based on a blend of similar sized organizations from different sectors, including nonprofits, foundations, and professional service firms. They are also based on local market rates and differentiated by geography. You’ll start with 16(L1-5)/18(L6-7)/21(L8+) days of vacation, 10 days of personal time, and 20 hours of paid time to volunteer at an organization of your choice. In addition to seven federal holidays, you get to pick four more from a list of inclusive cultural and religious holidays and your birthday. Our competitive health package includes medical, vision, dental, and prescription insurance, and our retirement package includes a 401(k) plan that is fully vested from day one. We also provide funds for professional development, a fitness benefit, and cover part of your personal cell phone plan.

We are committed to having a passion-driven, inclusive, transparent, collaborative, healthy, and fun culture. We invite you to visit our careers page to learn more.

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