Staff Accountant (Contract / Remote)

Posted 3 weeks ago

Staff Accountant (Contract) – Remote

Our client, a non profit investment firm, is looking to hire a contract Staff Accountant.


The Role

The contract Staff Accountant will partner with the finance team on all Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable and other associated corporate finance & accounting tasks. This role will be approximately a three month, part-time engagement of three days per week. This position is ideal for candidates who want to apply their accounting and finance expertise in a mission-based setting, focused on innovation and impact.



Reporting to multiple members of the Finance team, the Staff Accountant (Contractor) is responsible for supporting the recording and reconciliation of accounting data.  This position will be a critical part of a small finance team and will be an ideal opportunity for an individual who thrives on being strategic and forward-looking, while also shrewdly focused on managing the details and ensuring the highest quality of work.  Responsibilities will include:

Recording and reconciling all accounting data

  • Accounts Receivable – prepare and send all invoices, on a monthly and ad hoc basis; reconcile accounts receivable monthly and follow-up on past due items

  • Accounts Payable – manage all aspects of A/P, including capturing all invoices, implementing authorization protocols and issuing checks twice monthly and on an as-needed basis

  • Month end close – assist in completing month end close procedures including:

    • Prepare month end reconciliation schedules for balance sheet accounts

    • Prepare standard journal entries

  • Expense reports- review and process reimbursement reports and corporate card expense reports through Expensify, manage import into accounting software

  • Other month end close work as needed

  • Accounting, business or related bachelor’s degree

  • At least 2-5+ years of related accounting work experience, inclusive of significant AP/AR and cash reconciliation experience

  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP and internal controls

  • Proficiency with Sage Intacct or a related accounting software a plus

  • Proficiency with Expensify and/or or any similar expense reporting or invoice management tool is a plus

  • Non-profit or consulting accounting experience (either via employment or via supporting relevant clients while at a public accounting firm) is a plus

  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel

  • Solid analytical and technical skills, as well as oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to operate in an unstructured but demanding environment, and demonstrable track record of high performance; high level of independence and motivation

  • Ability to work within deadlines and to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion