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Bookkeeper

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GreenLight Fund
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Boston, MA
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Published 9 days ago

About GreenLight Fund

Founded in Boston in 2004, GreenLight Fund addresses barriers to economic mobility for children, youth and families in high-poverty urban areas by creating local infrastructure and a consistent annual process to:

  • Identify critical needs and barriers for people experiencing poverty;
  • Import innovative, entrepreneurial programs that can have a significant, measurable impact; and
  • Galvanize local support to help programs reach and sustain impact in the city.

In addition to the founding site in Boston, GreenLight Fund now has sites in Philadelphia, the Bay Area, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Detroit, Kansas City, Atlanta, the Twin Cities, and is currently launching in Baltimore. Since our founding, GreenLight has launched and supported 33 innovative organizations in sites that reached more than 325,000 children and families last year. With a new strategic plan in place, GreenLight Fund is poised for continued growth, with a focus on deepening community impact, growing to new cities, building our learning capacity, building strategic partnerships, and centering equity in all that we do. 

To learn more about GreenLight Fund’s work, please visit http://greenlightfund.org/.

 The Opportunity

GreenLight Fund is currently in the process of selecting a new accounting software system and bringing accounting in-house. Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations (DFO), the bookkeeper will be an integral part of the Finance & Operations team in supporting the accurate accounting and reporting of GreenLight Fund’s financial operations.  This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in the implementation of a new accounting system and to support the growth of GreenLight Fund.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensure all transactions are recorded accurately in accordance with established procedures and generally accepted accounting principles 
  • Record pledges and payments from donors, make check deposits, communicate with sites regarding payments received
  • Process accounts payable and ensure payments are coded and entered correctly, including vendor payments, grant payments to portfolio organizations, and employee reimbursements
  • Support payroll processing and post journal entries 
  • Manage bank reconciliations
  • Support the implementation of the new accounting software
  • Support the annual audit and 990 process
  • Support the annual budgeting process as needed
  • Perform other finance and administrative duties as assigned

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is motivated, detail-oriented, organized, able to multi-task effectively and follow through. The candidate is able to work independently and as part of a team and able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with staff. This position is intended to be hybrid (remote and in-office) and based in the greater Boston area. 

Qualifications

  • Bookkeeping experience, preferably in non-profit organizations
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Google Suite. Demonstrated ability to get up to speed quickly using new technology 
  • Experience with Salesforce, Paychex, and Box.com a plus
  • Passion for GreenLight’s mission 
  • B.A. or Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

Compensation and Benefits

The starting salary range for this position is $50K - $55K. The compensation package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K match, and generous PTO and parental leave, as well as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, FSA, Employee Assistance Program, and professional development stipend.

About GreenLight Fund

Founded in Boston in 2004, GreenLight Fund addresses barriers to economic mobility for children, youth and families in high-poverty urban areas by creating local infrastructure and a consistent annual process to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$50,000 - $55,000

Benefits

The compensation package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K match, and generous PTO and parental leave, as well as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, FSA, Employee Assistance Program, and professional development stipend.


GreenLight Fund is committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion at every level of the organization. GreenLight Fund recognizes and appreciates the value of building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment. GreenLight Fund takes pride in being an equal opportunity employer regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental ability, race, region, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at talent@greenlightfund.org

The compensation package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K match, and generous PTO and parental leave, as well as short- and long-term disability, life insurance…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
c/o New Profit Inc, Boston, MA 02116, United States
200 Clarendon Street, 44th Floor

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