Financial Accountant

Job Type

Full Time


Details: The expected initial salary for this position is expected to be in the $60-75K range.




1002A O'Reilly Ave
San Francisco
United States


About RSF Social Finance:

Imagine working with a group of thoughtful, committed colleagues to transform the way the world works with money.

At RSF Social Finance, we bring our individual passions, experience, and skills to meet the needs of others through innovative and integrated investing, lending, and giving services that generate positive social and environmental impact while fostering community and collaboration among participants.

With a 30 year track record of deploying loans, grants, and other catalytic capital to non-profit and for-profit social enterprises, RSF is recognized nationwide as a leader in the field of social finance. As an organization of fewer than 50 employees, RSF's approach is to grow our team by adding one person at a time. In doing so we identify and seek a particular set of skills and experience to meet specific organizational needs, while seeking candidates who are also aligned with our purpose, values, and operating principles.

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Position Summary:

RSF Social Finance seeks to hire a full-time Financial Accountant who will be responsible for providing accounting support to the entire organization. This position also prepares journal entries, reconciles accounts, and performs monthly closings. The Financial Accountant communicates with diverse teams of stakeholders, including in-house and out- sourced/remote colleagues/teams and reports to the Manager of Accounting.

Responsibilities include:

Reconciliation & Closing 

Ensure completion (including all posting) and maintenance (including reconciliation) of assigned General Ledger accounts to an agreed schedule for production of monthly management and year end reporting. Sample of monthly entries include the following:

Accrue monthly expenses, including Diners Club CC expenses

Acquire all receipts to support expense reports

Account for release prepaid

Account for record depreciation

Post interest and other to funds and to affiliate companies

Post overhead allocation to subsidiaries

Investment and bank account reconciliations

Upload entries in system

Reconcile inter-company balances on a monthly basis and ensure postings are kept up to date.

Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable 

Review & deposit checks through remote deposit and enter details into accounting system.

Enter accounts payable for assigned entity which includes:

Making necessary phone calls to vendors/staff

Ensure necessary approvals are on invoice/funding/disbursements request and expense reports submitted are complete

Set the wires/print checks as requested

Process lending/ development disbursement request

Monitor accounts receivable; ensure all applicable costs are recharged to clients and paid promptly.

Monitor bank accounts on a daily basis and notify appropriate departments about incoming wires/ACH.

Accounting Support

Participate in the upload of transactions to CAM LLC, loans.

Support the Manager of Accounting in reconciling between custody accounts and fund reporting.

Support quarter end statement production process as required.

Participate in preparation of year end audit schedules as required.

Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the Accounting Team; provide backup support to other team members as needed.

Provide support to Loan Servicing and reconcile loan activities between Nortridge & NAV databases

Provide accounting support/report/analysis to other departments as requested

Additional duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate for the Financial Accountant position at RSF Social Finance has a four-year college degree in Accounting from an accredited institution, a minimum of 2 years of experience as an accounting professional, public accounting experience, good knowledge of accounting processes, management of accounting operations, internal controls, GAAP, financial reporting and taxation rules, regulations and appropriate practices, knowledge of NetSuite, and experience with Salesforce and Accounting systems upgrades/changes.


Other benefits include:

  • A fulfilling work environment at a supportive and entrepreneurial-driven organization
  • A competitive compensation package including employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits
  • Very generous vacation and sick leave benefits plus nine paid holidays per year
  • 403(b) plan with employer-paid contributions after one year of employment
  • Exposure to innovative ideas, projects, and collaborative staff activities
  • Access to numerous professional development opportunities

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Application Instructions:

Please submit your resume via e-mail to along with a thoughtful cover letter. In the cover letter, please explain why you are interested in the mission, values, and activities of RSF Social Finance. Please also tell us why your skills and experience would make you successful in this role.

In the e-mail subject line, please write “Financial Accountant”.

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

RSF Social Finance is an equal opportunity employer; candidates representing a diversity of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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