Stand Together

  • Financial Reporting Accountant

    ID (external)
    2020-4422
    Category
    Finance and Accounting
    Location
    US-VA-Arlington
  • Overview

    The Accounting professionals at Stand Together take greater ownership in their roles through an enhanced knowledge that comes from in-depth interactions with the businesses they support. Our management philosophy creates a unique, challenging, and rewarding environment where you can demonstrate your ability to improve processes and pursue career advancement across a wide range of opportunities. The primary focus of this role will be in the financial reporting function of the organization.

     

     The Financial Reporting Accountant is expected to have an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and have the ability to appropriately apply those principles to various situations as they arise.

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
    • Prepare monthly financial statements that are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
    • Perform monthly closing responsibilities, including preparing journal entries for review by accounting management
    • Work with accounting management and external audit firm to ensure an efficient annual audit process 
    • Obtain an understanding of general ledger accounts and be able to effectively communicate to the Financial Reporting Manager the activity that has occurred and resulting financial reporting implications
    • Work with the accounting management to ensure partner organizations’ financial reports are accurate and issued in accordance with the financial reporting schedule
    • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
    • Collaborate with Financial Reporting and Financial Planning & Analysis teams in review of monthly financials and ad hoc requests
    • Respond to accounting-related ad hoc requests from philanthropic community staff as needed
    • Demonstrate integrity and professionalism in daily responsibilities and adhere to the values of Stand Together

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
    • 3+ years of accounting experience
    • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word)
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Highly motivated and detail-oriented
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Public Accounting experience
    • Experience in financial accounting software

     

    About Us

     

     

    Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference. 

     

    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

     

    Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 

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