ACCOUNTING MANAGER

  • The Humane League
  • Remote (USA)
  • Sep 06, 2021
Remote Work Finance Non-Profit Remote Job

Job Description

WHO WE ARE

The Humane League (THL) is a global nonprofit ending the abuse of animals raised for food. THL fosters a high-energy culture of teamwork and mission-driven problem solving, and we have earned recognition as Top Charity from Animal Charity Evaluators for all of their rating periods. Over the past few years, we’ve grown to a staff of 90+ talented individuals dispersed across the country and around the world. 

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

As the Accounting Manager, you will be accountable for all essential accounting functions of the organization, including partnering with the Senior Director of Finance to maintain sound financial practices to ensure sustainable fiscal health and support the organization's goals and objectives.

You are a great candidate for this role if you have a solid background in nonprofit accounting and want to work for a mission focused organization. You produce high-quality work with an exceptional level of detail, while effectively and efficiently managing your time and resources. You are eager to identify and propose improvements to existing policies and procedures. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Finance and plays a fundamental role in The Humane League's financial management. 

This is a full-time, remote position. This position requires occasional domestic travel, equivalent to approximately 2-3 trips per year. We are only able to consider applicants who reside in the United States and possess United States work authorization.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and process all daily, weekly, and monthly general ledger transactions including  Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, in addition to performing a variety of accounting tasks to assist the Senior Director of Finance

  • Manage general day-to-day accounting

  • Manage the timely preparation and maintenance of all accounting records via QuickBooks

  • Records data from multiple internal and external sources (vendor bills, donor contributions, payroll servicer, etc.) into the financial database for use in financial reporting, grant reporting, etc.

  • Support the daily, monthly, quarterly and annual accounting functions

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment

  • Process electronic funds transfers (EFTs) and wire requests

  • Reconcile and process monthly credit card statements and payments

  • Reconcile vendor statements; research and correct discrepancies

  • Reply to all vendor inquiries

  • Assist with month-end close

  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices

  • Assist with annual Form 1099 reporting and associated record-keeping requirements

  • Assist with preparation of annual audit and tax reconciliation schedules

  • Prepare routine financial reports for gift and grant funds as needed

  • Act as backup for the Senior Director of Finance

  • Assist the Senior Director of Finance and Vice President of Operations in refining existing processes as well as developing new processes

  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in accounting, business administration or related field or equivalent amount of relevant training and/or experience

  • Skill in the operation of computers with proficiency in Google Suite, Excel and Adobe Pro

  • Proficiency in accounting / payroll systems

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Solid interpersonal skills with the ability to work with other team members

  • Proper handling of confidential materials

Starting salary $57,640 or salary to commensurate with experience.

Employees enjoy full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, optional pet insurance, working from home, up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave for eligible employees, paid holidays, flexible vacation time, professional development, and the supportive environment at The Humane League!

At The Humane League (THL), animal welfare is at the forefront of our everyday work. As such, many of our staff are vegan by personal choice, and all of our THL-hosted events offer fully vegan menus. We welcome all mission-aligned candidates to apply, no matter where you are in your journey to end the abuse of animals raised for food.

The Humane League is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with laws and in furtherance of our commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

The Humane League is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please email People Operations and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.