15 Jul 2017

Full-Time Senior Financial Accountant

RSF Social Finance – Posted by rsf.hrAnywhere

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Job Description

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.

For more details, visit rsfsocialfinance.org.

Position Summary:

RSF Social Finance seeks to hire a full-time Senior Financial Accountant who will be responsible for performing general day-to-day accounting operations, analysis, and reporting. This position focuses on accounting processes, management of accounting operations, internal controls, generally accepted accounting principles, financial reporting and taxation rules, regulations, and appropriate practices. The Senior Financial Accountant communicates with diverse teams of stakeholders, including in-house and out-sourced/remote colleagues/teams.

Responsibilities include:

Support daily, monthly, quarterly and annual accounting processes and reporting as necessary
Research and answer accounting related questions that come up on-site as needed
Provide reporting/support as requested by other departments
Maintain appropriate cash levels in each company, and initiate transfers as necessary depending on operational needs
Participate in the upload of transactions to CAM LLC, borrowers’ funds
Reconcile between custody accounts and fund reporting
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
Properly record purchases and sales of investments and reconcile investments to general ledger
Report writing and analysis
Main backup for regular daily, monthly, annual responsibilities including daily cash reconciliations, month-end close including CAM and cost allocation
Backup for accounts payable 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

Active involvement on special projects and additional duties as assigned
Improve, implement, and document procedures and processes

Program Management

Record financial transactions for RSF and its related companies in compliance with applicable legal rules and regulations for an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
Complete GL posting and maintenance (including reconciliation) of all General Ledgers to agreed schedule for production of monthly management and year-end reporting
Record intercompany transactions to ensure accuracy and ensure regular overhead allocation between RSF and its related companies
Assist in the streamlining of accounting process and including a change to new cloud-based software
Support quarter-end statement production process as required

Audit and Tax

Participate in preparation of year-end audit schedules as required
Perform duties as required for successful completion of annual audits and tax filings
Respond to auditor inquiries and IRS inquiries as needed

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate has a four-year college degree in Accounting from an accredited institution and a minimum of 4 years of experience functioning as an accounting professional. The candidate enjoys preparing and interpreting financial data and has experience providing direct accounting support in a multi-funded environment. The candidate must be able to manage chart of accounts and effectively use Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. A basic understanding of Salesforce is preferred and non-profit accounting experience is a plus.

Compensation & Benefits:

The expected initial salary for this position is expected to be in the mid $70K to mid $80K range. Other benefits include:

·        A fulfilling work environment at a supportive and entrepreneurially-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

How to Apply

Application Instructions: Please submit your resume via e-mail to HR@rsfsocialfinance.org along with a thoughtful cover letter explaining why you are interested in the mission, values, and activities of RSF Social Finance. In the e-mail subject line, please write “Senior Financial Accountant”. The application deadline is Monday, July 31st. RSF Social Finance is an equal opportunity employer; candidates representing a diversity of backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Additional details and application instructions can be found at http://rsfsocialfinance.org/jobs/.

Job Categories: Accounting and Finance
Job Types: Full-Time

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