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Intentional Philanthropy


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February 14, 2020

Intentional Philanthropy seeks a motivated and highly organized accounting associate to join our team! We are a growing, entrepreneurial company providing grantmaking, administrative, foundation management, and consulting services to family and independent foundations. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Associate will update and maintain accounting records for multiple clients and will support the overall administration of the firm. This position is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to work in a fast-paced environment and to learn more about the world of philanthropy, nonprofits and family foundations. 

Our culture is one of teamwork, and continuous learning and growth. The ideal person for this role is proactive, flexible, takes ownership of their work, has great attention to detail and a desire for excellence. The Accounting Associate will have the unique opportunity to grow multilaterally across clients and contribute to the continued success and excellence of the firm. 

Core Responsibilities:

• Enter bank and credit card transactions into the accounting system

• Reconcile bank and credit card accounts

• Receive and record payments into QuickBooks

• Track and record receipts and expense reimbursements for clients and staff

• Record approved invoices, print and mail checks as needed

• Scan invoices to virtual team from incoming mail, print and mail checks on behalf of virtual team

• Ensure all expenses are properly backed up with supporting records i.e., invoices and receipts

• Serve as primary contact for staff and vendors concerning accounts payable inquiries and issues

• Support creation of monthly and quarterly finance and management reports for clients

• Assist with ad hoc analysis and projects to drive business decisions

• Identify and assist in implementation of process improvements with Director of Finance


Essential Candidate Qualities:

• Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work with and communicate effectively with all levels of staff and clients, as well as high ethical standards and integrity

• Able to work in small office environment daily with other employees and clients in remote  locations

• Takes their work seriously but doesn’t take themselves too seriously

• Actively pursues learning and self-development to enhance personal and professional growth

• Motivated by checking items off a to do list, and enjoys submitting work before the due date

• Enjoys the challenge of a learning curve, but never views routine tasks as a burden

Intentional Philanthropy seeks a motivated and highly organized accounting associate to join our team! We are a growing, entrepreneurial company providing grantmaking, administrative, foundation management, and consulting services…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

• 3-6 years of experience in accounting

• Fundamental knowledge of GAAP

• Experience with an accounting software preferred (i.e.: QuickBooks, Concur, etc.)

• Detail and deadline-oriented

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Ability to follow through on assigned projects

• Highly organized with the ability to prioritize competing demands

• Proficiency in Excel

• Bachelor’s degree with accounting coursework and/or relevant experience in finance or accounting is a plus

• 3-6 years of experience in accounting

• Fundamental knowledge of GAAP

• Experience with an accounting software preferred (i.e.: QuickBooks, Concur, etc.)

• Detail and deadline-oriented…

How to Apply

About Intentional Philanthropy:

Intentional Philanthropy is a philanthropic advisory and management firm serving family foundations and independent foundations on grantmaking strategy, family foundation succession and foundation management. We help foundations define the change they want to see in the world, develop a strategy to accomplish that change, and vet and evaluate the nonprofits capable of bringing that vision to reality. We work with individuals and families at all stages of their philanthropic journey. We help those just starting out as well as those with years of practice. 

We pride ourselves on providing right-sized solutions to our clients’ needs. Our work is high quality, yet our style remains down to earth and approachable. We value each other, our clients, and the dreams they have entrusted to us as their partners.

Application Instructions: 

Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and specific interest to hiring@intentionalphilanthropy.com by February 14, 2020 to be considered for this position. Please use this EXACT subject line: Accounting Associate.

About Intentional Philanthropy:

Intentional Philanthropy is a philanthropic advisory and management firm serving family foundations and independent foundations on…

Location

3 Bethesda Metro Center, Suite 960, Bethesda, MD 20814

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