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Accounting Associate for International Nonprofit

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Atlas Service Corps | Washington, DC
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Atlas Service Corps


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Published 15 days ago

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$35,000 - $38,000


With ambitious goals for growth over the next two years, Atlas Corps seeks an emerging professional who is passionate about accounting to join our team and grow with Atlas Corps. Atlas Corps team members value our intentional focus on professional development, opportunities for influence and autonomy, as well as a culture of fun and excellence.

Our new Accounting Associate is an organized, detail-oriented professional with training in accounting, excellent communications skills and a commitment to continuous improvement and learning.

About Atlas Corps: Atlas Corps is a social enterprise that engages the best social change leaders from around the world in a yearlong Fellowship designed to strengthen organizations, develop leaders and foster innovation. Over the last 13 years, Atlas Corps has grown steadily and demonstrated proof of concept. Now a $4 million nonprofit with fourteen team members, Atlas Corps has engaged over 700 leaders from 90+ countries while maintaining a highly competitive selection rate of just 2.5%. Our Fellowship placements have transformed the work of top social change organizations like Ashoka, Microsoft, Airbnb, Susan G. Komen, Points of Light, United Way Worldwide, and many others. Atlas Corps has been profiled as a “best practice” in international exchange by the Brookings Institute; featured as a model social enterprise in the Washington Post; recognized for excellence in nonprofit leadership by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s EXCEL Award; and validated by the U.S. Department of State through multiple, substantial partnerships and support including President Obama’s announcement of the “Emerging Global Leaders Initiative-Atlas Corps Fellowship” at the Clinton Global Initiative 2015. For more information, please visit: http://www.atlascorps.org.

About the Position: The purpose of this role is to ensure the timely and accurate execution of the daily accounting function of the organization. The key responsibilities of the Accounting Associate include accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and grants administration. The Accounting Associate will report to the Controller.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting Responsibilities

 

  • Directly responsible for maintaining and organizing internal records and support, involving (but not limited to) accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and financial record-keeping.
  • Oversee all vendors file, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform accounting procedures that ensure adequate internal controls and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures.
  • Monitor organizational financial systems to ensure transactional information in entered on a timely basis
  • Assist in the monthly closings, including indirect costs allocations, accruals and monthly reconciliations.
  • Ensure that financial records and accounting software entries are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Engage in effective and timely internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; provide training, support and guidance to ensure that all staff have the knowledge required to comply with financial policies and procedures; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.


All team members are expected to:

  • Commit to team goals and support the work of colleagues – Atlas Corps works closely together as a team.
  • Seek out opportunities to improve and expand the work of Atlas Corps.
  • Seek out opportunities to develop new skills and knowledge and grow professionally.
  • Contribute to an innovative, high-performing, team culture by engaging in behaviors including sharing ideas; being open to the ideas of others; accepting and offering feedback; and supporting and treating your colleagues with respect.


Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of professional experience required (including internships and service year experience. On-the-job nonprofit accounting experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and enthusiasm for using technology to creative efficiencies is required; proficiency with Quickbooks preferred.
  • High sense of urgency with a hands-on approach combined with the ability to provide leadership, work prioritization, and structure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Possess strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solve skills.
  • Commitment to perform with the highest of standards and quality and an unquestioned level of integrity and personal character.
  • Appreciation of diversity and commitment to inclusion and equity.
  • Clear understanding of, and commitment to, the Atlas Corps mission and goals.

With ambitious goals for growth over the next two years, Atlas Corps seeks an emerging professional who is passionate about accounting to join our team and grow with Atlas Corps. Atlas Corps team members value our intentional focus on…

Details at a glance

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

Benefits

Benefits: The full benefits package includes a flexible work schedule with remote work options depending on the role, exceptionally generous vacation and sick leave; and employer-paid health and dental insurance. Our office has a gym in the building and a commitment to employee well being. Additionally, Atlas Corps invests in staff professional development to prepare team members for increased responsibility over time. The starting salary for this position will be $35,000-$38,000. Salaries increase with tenure, increased responsibility and size of the organization.

Benefits: The full benefits package includes a flexible work schedule with remote work options depending on the role, exceptionally generous vacation and sick leave; and…

How To Apply

To Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please email Jobs@atlascorps.org with "[YOUR NAME] Accounting Associate Application" in the subject line. Be sure to include a cover letter and your resume. In the cover letter please highlight your salary expectations. (Please do NOT email apply@atlascorps.org. This account is for Fellowship applicants only)


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Atlas Corps is dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in every facet of employment. We will always strive to choose the best-qualified individuals based on job-related qualifications, regardless of race, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship status, handicap, religion, marital status, personal appearance, political affiliation, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, or matriculation.

To Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please email Jobs@atlascorps.org with "[YOUR NAME] Accounting Associate Application" in the subject line. Be sure to…

Location

99 M Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20003
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