Staff Accountant

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with experience



Application Deadline



San Francisco
United States


Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day upkeep of the ledger and financial index, for processing all accounts payable transactions according to proper procedure, and for supporting the Senior Accountant in executing the monthly close and yearly audit. The successful candidate will have a background in math and at least two years experience working in the accounting field. They should have a proven track record of being efficient, highly organized, and exhibiting a strong attention to detail.




  • Perform day-to-day ledger entries for primary bank account & credit cards
  • Gather & index supporting documents for all transactions
  • Full cycle accounts payable for invoices, expense reports, and contractors
  • Maintain records for contracts and grants
  • Review and input monthly accounting reports from international subsidiaries
  • Review accounts and prepare supporting schedules for monthly close
  • Reconcile bank/credit card accounts monthly
  • Help maintain & reconcile Salesforce database
  • Help identify & resolve discrepancies in bank, balance sheet, and expense accounts for monthly close
  • Produce ad-hoc reports for programs and management teams
  • Maintain records and collect w-9s for contractors, help issue 1099s at year end
  • Make accruals for pledges at year-end and special events
  • Work with development team to reconcile income and track Accounts Receivable for special events
  • Assist with annual audit by providing supporting documents and answering procedural questions for auditors
  • Apply for annual state and federal donation drives


The ideal candidate will have two to four years of work experience at fast-paced, growth-oriented organizations. WildAid is a small, lean, and growing organization. All staff members must be comfortable in an entrepreneurial, start-up culture. Strong project management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple, often competing demands is critical. The successful candidate must be able to work very independently without a great deal of supervision.


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent certification)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English 
  • Experience working with Quickbooks or Quickbooks Online
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft suite
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information


  • Salesforce, especially Nonprofit Success Pack
  • Language skills (Spanish, Mandarin, etc.)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

WildAid is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. For immediate consideration, please address a cover letter and resume to our Senior Accountant.