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Accounting Analyst

Novato, CA

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Accounting Analyst w/ FP&A Career Trajectory – Novato - To $75K


Exceptional opportunity offering much mentoring and growth for ambitious accounting/finance professional with 2 years’ experience and degree in accounting or finance.


Joining a collaborative and supportive team of six, you will be charged with helping to develop the FP&A function for this progressive nonprofit creating positive change in the educational field. 


In addition to a huge career upside, you will also enjoy fabulous benefits including flextime, dog friendly work environment, generous PTO and retirement contribution (12% of base salary) as well as a 37.5 hour work week. 


Reporting to the Controller, you will be part of a collaborative, collegial and growth minded team of six - one that values cross training, eagerly supports each other during peak times and covers during vacations.   In this role, you will focus on month end close, grant reporting and analysis, as well as take on other responsibilities which will evolve into a larger FPA role over time. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Successful performance of daily general ledger accounting.

  • Monthly account reconciliations: credit card, bank reconciliations, G/L account analysis.

  • Assist in month-end and year-end closing, as well as the annual audit.

  • Prepare and update monthly Budget vs Actuals, Forecast vs Budget and Variance Analysis

  • Executing and thriving in a dynamic, complex and high paced environment

  • Grants accounting support- including but not limited to tracking expenditures and supporting the organization in preparing required funder reports. 

  • Collaborate with Sr. Leadership team and Grant Managers to understand grant awards, spend-down, and meet grant reporting deadlines.

  • Grant forecasting and Ad hoc projects

  • Analyze Revenue and Expense trends for coding errors

  • Provide high level of service to internal customers and vendors/clients.



You have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and minimum of 2+ years of experience.

  • Strong GAAP Accounting knowledge.

  • Competency with Word, Excel guru (Vlookup and Pivot tables) Google Apps, Salesforce, and Expensify.

  • ERP accounting and Sage Intacct financial system experience highly preferred.

  • General ledger and financial analysis experiences highly preferred.


Great location off the freeway and near the SmartTrain.