Center for Policing Equity · Los Angeles, CAOther Partners & Advocates Human Rights & Equality Posted 4 weeks ago Claim this company
Location: Los Angeles, CA
About the Center for Policing Equity
The Center for Policing Equity uses evidence-based approaches to social justice problems and conducts research to create levers for social, cultural, and policy change.
The Center for Policing Equity (CPE) is looking for a skilled Staff Accountant with 2 to 3 years of experience with an unwavering passion for social justice issues. This position will report to the Vice President of Finance & Development and works in a collaborative effort with our external accounting partner. The Staff Accountant will oversee the day-to-day financial operating and bookkeeping tasks. This position requires a high degree of independent decision-making and accountability. Under the supervision and in conjunction with the Vice President of Finance & Development, the Staff Accountant will ensure CPE and its staff are in compliance with internal fiscal policies and state & federal regulations, including working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). CPE has approximately 40 staff and operates on a $8M annual budget.
- Reconcile general ledger accounts by gathering and balancing information
- Process project related account payables
- Assist in month-end closing processes
- Ensure internal accounting KPIs are met
- Assist in budget review of individual grants and prepare budget revisions when needed
- Generate year to date budget comparisons, and forecast utilization of budgeted funds
- Maintain QBO fund accounting of appropriate expenses for each grant to invoice
- Ensure supporting documentation is available and prepare reimbursement requests to funders including QBO reports to support the reimbursement request
- Enter receivables and income in QBO and track and enter payments
- Ensure internal controls and appropriate authorizations/signatures are in place for all accounting tasks and that fund accounting and approved cost allocation methods are used among grants
- Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and best practices
- Familiarity with non-profit structures, practices and organizational cultures
- Excellent soft-skills for working amongst the accounting and development teams
- Proven ability to work independently and as a self-starter
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
- High attention to detail and ability to prioritize the completion of multiple projects assigned simultaneously
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills for internal and external stakeholder interactions
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
- 2 to 3 years experience with QuickBooks Online
- Proficient use of Google Suite and Microsoft Excel
Application Submission Guidelines
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. However, applications received after February 14, 2020 will receive delayed consideration. To apply, please submit the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
- Cover Letter
- College/university transcripts
Please be sure to label each PDF file by including your name. For example, your submitted CV should be labeled, “LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME.CV.pdf.” The Center for Policing Equity strives to build a diverse team that is inclusive of multiple perspectives and welcoming for people of all backgrounds. Women and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.