Accountant

Since our founding in 1985, New Economics For Women (NEW) has maintained that economic stability and mobility is a fundamental human right. Standing in the way of that right is a complex system of barriers that keeps underserved families, particularly women and children, in a cycle of generational poverty. Over the last 35+ years, NEW has addressed this complex system of barriers, and continues to deliver on its mission to spark economic mobility through wealth creation programs, services, housing, education, entrepreneurship and advocacy for economic justice. As of 2021, NEW has evolved to annually serve nearly 17,000 people and has developed over 1,600 units of affordable housing across 15 housing developments, built and rehabilitated 110 affordable single-family homes, built more than 200,000 square feet of community, public school and health clinic space, and created two high-performing charter elementary schools. We are invested and proud of our model and position to drive forward innovative solutions that help families experience economic mobility. Join our team of champions for economic justice!

Reports to:
Controller
Pay:
$65,000 – $85,000 (100% FTE) $31.25 – $40.86 per hour
Status:
Salary-Exempt
Employees to be supervised:
1 Book Keeper
Work Hours:
Monday – Friday 40 hours/ week, some evenings and weekends required

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Controller, the Accountant will perform various professional accounting duties including, maintenance and analysis of accounting records, preparation of accounting schedules, reports and financial statements. Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company policies, procedures and contract requirements. Maintain and sustain the accuracy and integrity of all accounting activities for New Economics for Women. As an ambassador for the organization, this person is also responsible for actively supporting the overall mission and vision of NEW.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain general ledgers
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial statements by preparing monthly journal entries, bank reconciliation, and various schedules for overhead allocations
  • Conduct internal audits to maintain accurate and precise financial systems and documents
  • Prepare monthly and or quarterly Cash Requests and Expenditure Report
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Support monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes
  • Reconcile accounts including credit card and other expense accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit packages
  • Supervise Bookkeeper
  • Bank run and other special projects

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in managing government and foundation grant contracts is preferred but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent follow-through
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure
  • Proficiency in Sage Intacct accounting software is preferred but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and database software

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, business administration, or related field
  • Five (5)-years of experience in accounting in a not-for-profit industry is preferred but not required

Additional Requirements

  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License, Liability Insurance, and an automobile in good working condition
  • Fingerprinting

New Economics for Women (NEW) is an equal opportunity employer.

For additional information you may contact NEW Human Resources:

303 Loma Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 483-2060 Ext-311  | [email protected]

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Get Help

Contact New Economics for Women by calling at:

 (213) 483-2060

or by visiting us at:

303 S. Loma Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Contact NEW’s FamilySource Center at:

(818) 887-3872

or visit us at one of our locations:

CANOGA PARK
21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304

VAN NUYS
6946 Van Nuys, Ste. 220
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Contact East Los Angeles BusinessSource Center at:

(323) 568-1520

1780 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact NEW Women’s Business Center at:

(818) 650-1168

or visit us at one of our locations:

21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304

554 W. Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster, CA 93534

6946 Van Nuys, Ste. 220
Van Nuys, CA 91405

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