Accounting Associate For Nonprofits

Arabella Advisors

About the organization

Arabella Advisors helps foundations, philanthropists and investors who are serious about impact achieve the greatest good with their resources. We work on issues ranging from the social and economic advancement of women and girls, and conservation of our climate and planet, to reducing poverty and inequity in the United States and around the world. Our staff members are mission-driven and action-oriented, and have a unique combination of experience in philanthropy, business, nonprofits, government, finance, law, and other fields. We combine creative, strategic thinking with knowledge and networks developed through decades of hands-on experience. The fastest-growing philanthropic advisory firm in the nation, Arabella is also a certified B Corporation.


•Process donor contributions to recognize revenue and related management fees
•Process cash receipts
•Assist with reconciliation of accounts receivable subledger
•Assist with lockbox reports
•Respond to donor contribution inquiries
•Assist in bank reconciliations
•Process inter-company transactions
•Create and mail tax acknowledgement letters to qualified donors
•Assist with entering new vendors within our accounts payable portal and accounting software
•Assist with month-end close
•Assist with preparation of annual audit and tax reconciliation schedules as assigned
•Assist with general ledger reconciliations and special accounting projects as needed
•Maintain supplies for Finance team operations


•Associate's/Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
•At least one year of work experience in an accounting role
•Basic knowledge of accrual accounting
•Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)
•Experience or familiarity with general accounting software
•Must have a strong work ethic, be well-organized and a self-Proficiency with accounting software, report design, and Excel Experience with full-cycle GL
•Strong attention to detail and accuracy
•Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
•Ability to work independently and within teams in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
•Ability to manage and meet deadlines for multiple projects simultaneously
•Proficient verbal and written communication skills
•Ability to work within multi-functional teams

Application instructions

Submit a resume and a one-page cover online. The cover letter should address why you’re excited to work at Arabella and why you’re qualified for this specific job.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know.

While Arabella is open to individuals from various locations applying to join our team, please note that we generally are unable to pay for relocation expenses.

We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.

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