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Associate Accountant

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • St. Louis, MO
  • 50,000- 60,000 USD
  • Salary: 50,000- 60,000
  • Must live in or around the St. Louis area - Hybrid enviroment

Website The Charity CFO

Our team gives Nonprofit Organizations expert bookkeeping.

Job description
Associate Accountant 

Expand your accounting knowledge and skills by learning from our experienced leadership team, composed of former nonprofit executives, public accounting auditors, and senior finance directors.
Job Title: Associate Accountant

Classification: Full-time, exempt

Workplace Type: Hybrid (Office in St. Louis)

Department: Client Services

Reporting To: CFO

As an Associate Accountant for our rapidly growing company, you will deliver accurate full-suite accounting and bookkeeping services to a wide range of clients. We are looking for an intrinsically motivated problem-solver who values teamwork and impact. You will use your passion for accounting and the nonprofit sector to make a lasting impact on our business and the way we deliver financial solutions.

Who is The Charity CFO, LLC?

We provide premier accounting solutions for nonprofits, along with creating financial thought partnerships with our nonprofit clients, so organizations can make more informed decisions that increase their mission impact on their communities. Our vision is to be the largest nonprofit accounting service firm in the United States.

Our Culture & Values

At The Charity CFO, we put our people before revenue or clients which has allowed us to create a unique workplace that values you first as a human being and then as an employee. We’ll provide you with all the support and training you need to crush your goals inside the workplace along with the flexibility, benefits, and downtime to build a life you love outside the office.

Inside our doors, you’ll find a respectful, collaborative environment with team members with all levels of professional experience from beautifully diverse backgrounds. Everyone is welcome here and you’ll be judged solely on your performance, regardless of any limitations society may have previously placed on you.

Our Benefits

From career advancement to free parking to 14 paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO, and paid new parental leave, our comprehensive benefits package makes it easier to be there for your family, plan for the future and truly enjoy your downtime. Learn more about all of these benefits and more here.

What you would be helping us with: 

Entering transactions for assigned clients using various software platforms.
Responding to requests from assigned clients on general accounting needs (i.e. creating custom reports).
Preparing reconciliations (i.e. bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations, general ledger accounts, etc.).
Preparing monthly financial reports for assigned clients.
Establishing, documenting, and evaluating internal processes for the best client experience.

Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar field such as finance or business administration, or have at least 3 months of accounting/bookkeeping experience
Energized by working with nonprofit organizations
Willing to learn new software and skills
Able to communicate in a conscientious and inclusive way, both verbally and in writing
Detail oriented
Able to draw on both critical thinking skills and intuition to solve problems
Intrinsically motivated to succeed
Humble and willing to ask for help
Have experience with Quickbooks Online or another accounting system, preferred
What Success Looks Like in the First 60 Days:

Like we mentioned above, we’ll provide you with all the support and training you need to crush your goals inside the workplace. For this role, this means that within 60 days, we will prepare you to:

Deliver accurate and timely financial statements to clients.
Ensure accounting files are maintained and accurate for clients and internal use.
Ensure we maintain open and responsible communication with clients.
Be an ambassador for The Charity CFO, externally and internally.
How to Apply

We want to acknowledge that imposter syndrome is real, so bullet points aside, if our mission, culture & values resonate with you, we want to hear from you! If you are someone who is committed to connecting the dots, supporting clients and colleagues, and want to work in a position that allows you to develop your accounting experience on work that really matters, please apply on our Careers page.

If you require special accommodations during the recruitment process, please email our recruiting team whose contact information can be found at the bottom of our Careers page.

The Charity CFO, LLC is an equal-opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, dietary preferences, gender, sexual orientation, age, fashion sense, marital status, veteran status, disability status, political leanings, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Additional Notices

Employment at The Charity CFO is at-will. This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that may be required, and The Charity CFO reserves the right to require additional functions as well as to revise this job description at any time.

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