Are you excited by the idea of working at a start-up, innovative nonprofit? Are you driven to make a positive global impact?


We are currently in search of a nonprofit Senior Accountant for a Nonprofit Global Policy Organization. The position is based in San Francisco, CA or Washington, DC. This is a full-time, permanent position.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Nonprofit Global Policy

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA or Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Senior Accountant

DURATION: Full-Time, Permanent

SALARY: $85,000-$110,000 DOE and Location


Is This Your Dream Job? The Senior Accountant will play an integral role on the global finance team, which together manage the strategic financial issues that support the work of the organization. This includes administering core accounting processes such as financial accounting, billing, collections, and payments. This person will report to the Finance Manager and will collaborate with other members of the finance team to identify accounting and finance priorities for the US organizational entities. The organization is seeking an analytical self-starter with strong financial statement and accounts management experience. The organization has very competitive benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, significant PTO, a generous retirement package, and incentives related to childcare, commuting, and well-being support.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 5+ years’ qualified experience with 3+ years in public accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required; CPA required
  • Advanced MS Office Suite experience; advanced Excel essential
  • Experience with ERP system implementation preferred, Oracle NetSuite a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP and some IFRS
  • Ability to drive innovative changes and create efficient operational processes
  • Financial statement and accounts management knowledge
  • Ability to build sustainable stakeholder relationship
  • Strong communication, analytical, and management skills


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Prepare and review internal and external financial statements under US GAAP and IFRS, group consolidation, and the annual report
  • Develop and implement financial function improvements to the organization’s needs in the areas of controls, policies, processes, systems, and reporting
  • Operationalize core finance processes such as billing, collection, financial accounting, and supplier payments
  • Design and implement strategic initiatives and projects in Finance, collaborating with senior stakeholders across the organization
  • Coordinate activities of external auditors
  • Support the budget management process
  • Evaluate accounting and internal control systems
  • Oversee regulatory reporting, including tax compliance



We’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a cover letter and resume to lmcintire@cnpstaffing.com with “Senior Accountant” in the subject line.

Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well!

Is this position not a great fit?

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Careers In Nonprofits is an equal opportunity employer. Empowered by the #ILoveMyJob mission, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment within the nonprofit sector.

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