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Accounting Manager

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The Trevor Project
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New York, NY

The Trevor Project


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Published 16 days ago

Role: Accounting Manager

Reports to: Director of Finance

Location: Remote Flexibility

Hours: Full time

About Trevor

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text, and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education, and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for over 20 years.

Overview of the role

Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Accounting Manager serves as the primary owner of The Trevor Project’s bookkeeping and financial reporting. The Accounting Manager is responsible for ensuring transactions are recorded in an accurate and timely manner. This individual will play a key role in the Trevor Project’s financial operations and will support the organization's life saving work by maintaining process accuracy and identifying opportunities to enhance these processes. 

Who you are:

  • Diligent.  You set high standards for your work and achieve those standards by understanding the inputs and outputs, and performing diligent reviews of your deliverables.
  • Numbers Nerd. You love numbers so much that you studied them. You have a strong understanding of business and accounting, ideally with letters like CPA or MBA after your name to show for it (though not required)
  • Data Driven. You enjoy developing and working with complex spreadsheets. You are an analytical and metrics-driven leader.
  • Communicator: You enjoy sharing your knowledge and findings with others, and can do so in a way that is exciting and understandable to a wide range of audiences
  • Flexible. You are comfortable navigating ambiguity and working through competing priorities
  • Digital savvy. You are a digital-native and enjoy figuring out how to make processes more efficient and effective through the use of technology
  • Passionate. You care about LGBTQ youth. You care about saving lives. You want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world
  • Fun. The work we do is very serious, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. We know how to have a good time and you should too

What you’ll do

  • Own our day-to-day bookkeeping, which includes maintaining our accounting records in Quickbooks Online, performing period-end closing procedures, and researching accounting guidance.
  • Produce financial reports for grants including all required financial deliverables as stated per grant awards and contracts.
  • Prepare, analyze and present financial reports (income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow) in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Produce financial reports for the IRS and state regulatory agencies.  This includes staying up-to-date on internal control best practices, and regulations regarding nonprofit operations.
  • Take our current process and improve it to suit the growing needs of our organization.  This includes owning our financial policies and remaining up-to-date on best practices in nonprofit finance and business systems.  Special projects might include revising the Chart of Accounts, implementing Apps onto our Quickbooks Online system, and automating processes.
  • Detect and investigate significant variances in our budget-to-actual reports.
  • Prepare and own audit materials reviewed by our external auditors.

Benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), including Summer Fridays
  • Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, and life), including gender affirmation surgery
  • Fun virtual office environment and  passionate team The Trevor Project is an equal opportunity employer
  • Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people every day

Your Application

We’re excited to hear from you! To join Team Trevor, please apply directly through our website by uploading a resume and cover letter. Applications without cover letters will not be considered. 

Role: Accounting Manager

Reports to: Director of Finance

Location: Remote Flexibility

Hours: Full time

About Trevor

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule

Location

New York, NY

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