ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST WITH NONPROFITS – CPA FIRM
Altruic Advisors is a small firm providing accounting services exclusively to nonprofit organizations, and we are looking for sharp, talented, energetic people to become part of our team. Our firm's core value is to help nonprofits make a difference in the world, and we strive to seek out team members with this same life goal.
As an Accounting Specialist you will provide on-site and remote accounting services to our nonprofit clients located across the US. In addition to experience in public accounting and in nonprofit accounting, the applicant must possess the following list of skills:
1. Accounting Skills:
a. Foundational knowledge of “debit/credit” accounting
b. Ability to fully reconcile each trial balance account within the balance sheet
c. Knowledge of accounts payable and accounts receivable including experience processing invoices, expense reimbursements, cash receipts, credit card expenses, and maintaining the proper supporting documentation
d. Familiarity with GAAP for nonprofit organizations
e. Flexibility in working with each client’s unique chart of accounts and class codes; understanding of appropriate coding in each situation
f. Experience with Quickbooks, Excel, and Bill.com will be advantageous
2. Team/Interpersonal Skills:
a. Ability to communicate directly and effectively with accounting team members as well as the client and client’s staff
b. Ability to build a strong professional rapport with the client giving consideration to the client’s unique nature of business and mission.
3. Professional Style:
a. Detail-oriented, readily and independently reviewing work for quality
b. Organized, completing tasks in an efficient and timely manner
c. Self-directed and able to determine work priorities independently; at the same time, views oneself as a member of the team
d. Flexible, managing a varied workload with multiple unique clients on a daily basis
While this position does currently offer flexibility to work remotely most of the time, it is necessary for the applicant to be available to work during business hours and to occasionally work onsite at various client locations in the Colorado Springs area. When working remotely, it is expected that our staff members maintain a quiet, distraction-free workspace to enable professional phone communication .
We operate in a paperless environment, using only online applications (cloud computing), so you'll need to be very comfortable utilizing technology. You will be provided with a company laptop, dual monitor, and all of the software necessary to access the online applications. It will be necessary that you provide your own reliable internet access when working from home.
The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the aforementioned duties. Experience with nonprofit accounting is required.
The hourly rate is $28, and we anticipate the position being 20-30 hours/week. There are possible year-end bonuses based on factors including productivity and realization. Current benefits include paid time off, and a 401(k) plan.
Please reply with resume and cover letter to apply for this position. No applicant will be considered without a cover letter.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $28.00 per hour
- 401(k) Matching
- Flexible Schedule
- Paid Time Off
- accounting: 4 years (Required)
- quickbooks: 2 years (Required)
- nonprofit: 2 years (Required)