Comprehensive benefits, 401K match, donor advised fund, virtual work and wellness stipend, paid time off, paid family and parental leave, generous holidays
Telecommuting is allowed.
Are you interested in enabling the forward-leaning philanthropic and impact investing initiatives of our clients by ensuring high standards of service and operational execution? We are looking for an experienced, organized and detail-oriented go-getter for the role of Senior Accountant to support our Finance and Accounting Team by providing accounting, administrative, and record-keeping support. The primary role of this position is to apply accounting principles and standards related to complex transactions; preparing and analyzing financial information accurately and with timeliness; and applying best practices, always seeking efficiencies and effectiveness. The Senior Accountant will join the team for an important period of growth and transition so the ability to maintain focus and productivity amidst change is essential, as is a passion for process improvement.
The ideal candidate has a service heart, and excellent communication, technology, organizational and analytical skills. The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ of accounting experience, including accounts payable and cash management, working in non-profits and/or private investments. Advanced coursework in accounting or finance, and/or accreditations such as certified public accountant (CPA) or certified management accountant (CMA) are a plus. Experience with private investments, complex transactions, and annual audits is also beneficial.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity within an organization that combines private and public market investment accounting with a non-profit mission.
The Senior Accountant role is a full-time, remote position and can work from anywhere in the US, following Eastern time zone business hours. As a remote, people-first culture, we care deeply about our team members’ connections to one another and as such, travel 2-3 times per year to company events will be required. The position reports to the Director of Finance/Controller.
While specific responsibilities will vary at times based on organizational needs, client activities, and Finance team priorities, the following are typical duties of the Senior Accountant.
Cash Activity Monitoring and Recording
Coordinate the tracking of banking transactions and communicate with our Operations Team
Record Donor Advised Fund contributions, investments, capital calls, repayments, and interest income into accounting system
Facilitate daily outgoing electronic transfers
Prepare reconciliation to various subsystems and custodial statements
Monthly General Ledger Entries
Prepare journal entries and reconciliations in accounting system, and review for accuracy, timeliness, and General ledger entries include, but are not limited to, cash related transactions, payroll and 401k accruals, fixed assets, prepaid and accrued expense.
Prepare account reconciliation for Balance Sheet accounts, includes reviewing appropriateness of balance, preparing appropriate reclass JEs, and providing explanation/detail of remaining balances
Accounts Payable and Expenses
Provide hands-on support for AP processes, as needed; act as primary point of contact if AP functions are outsourced
Prepare Positive Pay file and upload to online banking site
Monitor Positive Pay exception items and raise exceptions to Manager
Record non check payments in accounting system, and record Giving Fund professional services and Fiscal Sponsorship expenses in Donor Advised Fund administration system
Create and communicate procedures for documents required for new vendors
Ensure vendor documents and files are organized, complete and up to date
Lead annual 1099 reporting process
Audit and Tax
Respond to and prepare interim and year-end financial schedule requests
Assist with interim and year-end financial statement preparation
Assist with annual Form 990 preparation
Document existing processes and procedures
Identify internal control weaknesses, and propose and communicate remedial changes leading to effectiveness and efficiencies
Identify automation opportunities
You are passionate about playing an integral role in evolving the impact investing space and possess the following qualifications:
Advanced coursework in finance or accounting; advanced degree a plus
At least 5 years’ accounting experience required, preferably working in a similar function
Experience in audit and tax, preferably in non-profit and/or investment organizations
Strong Excel skills required; ability to interface with various technology systems such as PowerPoint, Word, Teams, Office 365, Asana, and Box experience preferred
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL and/or Sage Intaact a plus
Highly attuned skills, attention to detail and professional demeanor
Strong verbal and written communication a must
Can-do spirit willing to do what's right and needed to get the job done
Flexibility and experience working in a virtual team environment
Ability to work independently and prioritize competing demands and deadlines
Knowledge, passion for using investing as a means by which to engender social or environmental impact
ImpactAssets is the leading impact investing partner for individuals, families and philanthropists seeking to effect real change for people and planet. Bold yet pragmatic in our approach, ImpactAssets’ creativity and investment expertise ignite a deeply personal impact investing journey for clients - while we manage the complexities. Founded in 2010, ImpactAssets’ mission is to increase flows of capital to impact investing. Together with our clients, we are catalyzing investment capital into mission driven business models solving the worlds’ biggest challenges. The result? A fast growing, dynamic organization with over $2 billion in assets under management and an activated community of 1,800+ clients. This level of growth, vision and commitment equals great opportunities to grow a career at ImpactAssets. ImpactAssets is seeking a wide range of colleagues that share our urgency and audacity for driving outsized capital to impact investing. You dream big, have a track record for solving problems and know how to ‘get stuff done’.
ImpactAssets is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We know our organization is at its best when we include, celebrate, and embrace difference. We strive to be... a diverse workforce that is representative of our mission, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.
ImpactAssets is an unconventional 501(c)(3) on a mission to change investing. We drive a ‘for-profit’ model and innovate with ‘non-profit’ flexibility. We are ‘investment revolutionaries’ who believe that intentional capital makes the biggest impact on people and planet.