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Are you an accounting professional looking to work with a collaborative and driven team? Looking to be a part of an organization focused on advocacy to advance state criminal justice reform?
We are currently in search of a Associate Accountant for the Alliance for Safety and Justice. The position is Remote.
ORGANIZATION: Alliance for Safety and Justice
POSITION TITLE: Associate Accountant (Remote)
ANNUAL SALARY: $75-90K The Alliance for Safety and Justice offers a competitive benefits package including health/vision/dental insurance, retirement 403b match benefit and paid sick, holiday and vacation leave.
Is This Your Dream Job? Founded in 2016, Alliance for Safety and Justice (ASJ) is a multi-state organization that aims to win new safety priorities in large incarceration states across the country. ASJ partners with leaders and advocates to advance state criminal justice reform through policy advocacy, coalition building, research, education, and strategic communications. ASJ also represents diverse victims of crime to advance policies that provide more safety and help, and people with old records to advance policies that provide more redemption and freedom. Californians for Safety and Justice (CSJ), which operates as ASJ’s flagship state advocacy effort, has been leading state advocacy efforts to replace over-incarceration in California with new safety priorities. Additionally, Alliance for Safety and Justice Action Fund, a project of Tides Advocacy, is the 501 (c)4 arm of ASJ.
The Alliance for Safety and Justice (ASJ) seeks an experienced Accountant to manage all (c)3 aspects of the accounting operation during a time of growth in which ASJ has recently obtained its own (c)3 tax exemption status and further build out our infrastructure. This is a tremendous opportunity for an accounting leader who is eager to play a key role in deepening our mission by strengthening our internal accounting capacity as we develop our Finance and Accounting department within the Operations division.
The Associate Accountant will be responsible for the execution of a comprehensive accounting system, including a set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of reporting, and ensure the organization adheres to GAAP, tax compliance, and other regulations. Our ideal candidate will have experience in non-profit accounting or fund accounting and will demonstrate the ability to work across departments and functions within the organization. This position will primarily work on supporting the Accounts Payable (A/P) processes of the team in coordination with the Bookkeeper and Finance Associates, and will initially report to the Senior Director of Finance while providing support to the Senior Accountant. This position will collaborate across the Operations division, including the HR, Grants & Contracts, Legal & Compliance, and Development departments.
Our Ideal Candidate:
How You Will Spend Your Day:
Reporting to the Senior Director of Finance, the Associate Accountant will be responsible for the below:
Accounting & Operational Management (50%)
Reporting and Compliance (30%)
Staff Support & Collaboration (20%)
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION: The hiring organization values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages people of color, LGBTQI+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, and individuals of all socioeconomic backgrounds and national origins to apply for the position.
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