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A detail-oriented early career professional who will provide financial and administrative support to our firm

 

Arabella Advisors seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our Corporate Finance team. The position reports to the Accounting Manager and will be responsible for providing financial and administrative support to the organization. This includes processing and monitoring payments and expenditures.    We need you to be highly organized, and detail and deadline-oriented with a demonstrated ability to manage several projects simultaneously. The right candidate has outstanding client service skills, operates independently with minimal direction, and enjoys working in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment. 

 

Essential Responsibilities 

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure timely and accurate month-end close procedures including preparation of journal entries and GL reconciliations
  • Manage the accounts payable processes including vendor payments and employee expense reports in accordance with company policy to facilitate accurate and timely payments and reporting
  • Build strong relationships and demonstrate outstanding customer service skills with employees and vendors to effectively respond to inquiries and address discrepancies 
  • Assist with processing weekly cash disbursement via EFT/ACH payments and perform related follow-ups and confirmations
  • Reconcile and process monthly credit card statements and payments
  • Manage vendor information including contracts, maintaining and updating information, and preparation of the 1099s
  • Manage a thorough and accurate document storage process, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting principles

Other Responsibilities 

  • Assist with preparation of annual audit 
  • Assist the Assistant Controller and the Accounting Manager with special projects as needed 

 

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

  • Either an Associate’s degree in Accounting, or a Bachelor's degree in another field with relevant accounting experience 
  • An understanding of basic accounting principles including accrual accounting 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook and Word) 
  • A strong work ethic; to be well-organized and a self-starter 
  • A solid analytical and problem-solving skillset
  • A drive to raise process efficiency issues and collaborate with team member to implement solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to report on complex data in an easily understandable manner 
  • Customer service mindset 
  • 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 make progress on multiple projects simultaneously 

Other Highly Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience 

  • Experience with accounting software (Microsoft GP a plus)
  • Intermediate Excel skills 


A detail-oriented early career professional who will provide financial and administrative support to our firm

 

Arabella Advisors seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our Corporate Finance team. The position reports to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

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.

 

All full-time staff are eligible for our generous benefits package on their first day of employment:

  • Health insurance- On average Arabella pays 86% of the medical premium, 80% of the dental premium, and 100% of the vision premium
  • Paid time off- 16 days’ vacation, 10 personal days, 11 company holidays (7 federal and 4 more from a list of inclusive cultural and religious holidays and your birthday), 20 hours’ volunteer leave, 8 weeks’ parental leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan- Arabella will match up to 4% of your contributions. There is no waiting or vesting period; all funds are yours to keep on day 1
  • Reimbursements for your personal cell phone plan and fitness
  • Pre-tax withholding for transportation and parking
  • Bonus incentive opportunities
  • Access to professional development opportunities


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…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Durham, NC
Associated Location
Durham, NC, USA

How to Apply

Submit a resume and a one-page cover letter online. The cover letter should address why you’re excited to work at Arabella and why you’re qualified for this specific job. 

 

Arabella Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to racial equity. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know. 

 

We encourage you to read (or listen to) our DEI statement prior to applying. We make a particular effort to recruit people of color and members of marginalized groups to apply for open positions. Once you have applied, we welcome your feedback on how you have experienced our values around DEI in the recruitment process.

 

While Arabella is open to individuals from various locations applying to join our team, please note that we generally are unable to pay for relocation expenses, and all applicants must already be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of application to be considered for this position. 

 

We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.

Submit a resume and a one-page cover letter online. The cover letter should address why you’re excited to work at Arabella and why you’re qualified for this specific job. 

 

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