1300 L Street Northwest
District of Columbia
Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is an innovative partnership among the Microsoft Corporation, Angelina Jolie and other interested philanthropists, law firms and corporate supporters. As the leading national organization that works to ensure that no refugee or immigrant child faces immigration court alone, KIND is dedicated to providing pro bono representation as well as positive systemic change in both law and policy to improve the protection of unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children. KIND also engages in programming in Central America and Mexico to promote the best interests and protection of migrant children throughout the region. Launched in fall 2008, KIND is headquartered in Washington, DC and has 10 field offices across the United States.
KIND seeks a Staff Accountant based in its Headquarters office in Washington, DC to assist the Vice President for Finance and Administration with the accounting and financial operations of the organization.
EDUCATIONAL & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A minimum of 5 years of experience in nonprofit bookkeeping or similar experience, including expertise in QuickBooks Pro Desktop, MS Excel, MS Word and online payroll software such as Paylocity. Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles related to nonprofit organizations required. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required, Master’s degree preferred.
Position requires a thorough understanding of accounting and a highly organized, forward thinking individual who is self-motivated and able to take initiative with sound judgment. Individual must have the ability to perform responsibilities in a professional manner and to handle assignments with a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality. Proven organizational skills including excellent time-management and ability to prioritize tasks required. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and work independently as well as a member of a team.
Commensurate with education & experience.
Vice President for Finance and Administration
· Accounts receivable and accounts payable;
· Payroll entry and management;
· Accounting software entries;
· Bank reconciliations;
· Journal entries;
· Preparing end of month financials; and
· Compiling audit and 990 schedules.
Work is generally performed within the office environment
This position does not require travel.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Applications, including a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, short writing sample (no more than two pages) and contact information for three professional references, should be submitted online at: https://supportkind.org/jobs/. Applications that do not contain all of the above-listed required materials will not be considered.
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible and will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants selected for interviews will be duly notified. Please no inquiries or phone calls.
KIND is an EOE committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in both its staff and work. The selected applicant will be asked to undergo a background check before acceptance of the final offer.