Climate Policy Initiative is hiring a
CPI is currently looking for an exceptional Senior Accountant to support our global offices implementing our programs across the globe. You will be part of a finance team ensuring compliance with GAAP and the integrity of financial information and systems by performing various accounting functions including, but not limited to, recording, reconciling, and reporting of AP, AR, payroll, accrued and prepaid expenses, bank reconciliations, month-end financial close functions and the maintenance of accounting records. The Senior Accountant works independently and with the operations and finance departments performing financial analyses and enquiries and supporting grant-specific and annual ordinary audits. You will have the opportunity to work for an innovative global organization with a highly motivated team.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Oversee and be responsible for full cycle AP from assigned offices ensuring documentation is complete and policies are being adhered to.
Manage GL activities including payroll journals, prepaids, accruals, foreign currency revaluations, fixed assets, and cash management entries for your offices
Be responsible for the integrity of the general ledger within a multi-entity accounting environment, including balance sheet and general account reconciliations, and adjusting entries.
Review transactions of finance staff from assigned offices to ensure transactions are performed timely and accurately with proper support documentation
Prepare AR invoices and monitor performance against payment schedules
Monitor cash flow and report on cash status
Reconcile bank statements, upload credit card transactions, and review expense and credit card reports.
Prepare audit PBC schedules and assist the Grants Finance Manager and CFO with grant-specific and ordinary audits
Work with program and operations staff to set up projects, upload budgets in Sage Intacct ERP system
Maintain accounting records in accordance with the requirements of funders and generally accepted accounting principles
Investigate and resolve account discrepancies and any issues of non-compliance
Prepare financial analyses and reports
Troubleshoot Sage Intacct system issues and aid CFO, program, and operations staff with Sage Intacct report build-outs
Contribute to the development of new or amended accounting policies, documentation, processes, and procedures
Perform other accounting duties and supporting junior staff as required or assigned
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Experience
Location and compensation
CPI is hiring, open immediately. The position will be located in San Francisco or Washington DC. We prefer a hybrid attendance of either office. CPI offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Compensation will be based on experience.
Visit this link to submit an application. With your application, attach two documents: (1) CV no longer than 2 pages (2) a cover letter no longer than 1 page. Applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the USA. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and open until filled. Apply early. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Climate Policy Initiative is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and we are working to embed DEI across every facet of our organization. We seek to establish a working environment where all board members, staff, volunteers, and contractors feel respected and valued regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation or identity, disability, education, or any other bias. We want to create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are openly valued as critical to the success of our organization and the achievement of our mission and vision.
If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process.