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Arnold Ventures is a philanthropy dedicated to tackling some of the most pressing problems in the United States. Our mission is to improve lives by investing in evidence-based solutions that maximize opportunity and minimize injustice.

Position: Accounting Analyst

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package, based on qualifications

Location: Houston, TX

Core Responsibilities

Arnold Ventures is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual who can take ownership and responsibility for performing all aspects of the accounts payable process. This team member will be responsible for ensuring proper accounting procedures and controls are followed for the payment of all Arnold Ventures’ philanthropic activity. The job responsibilities will include, yet are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the accounts payable process and associated internal controls are uninterruptedly maintained
  • Verifying that grant agreement payment requirements are met
  • Reviewing all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Verifying appropriateness of general ledger account codes and correctly inputting all payment information into accounting system
  • Tracking expenditures for budgeting purposes and guaranteeing spending aligns with accounting guidelines
  • Handling the corporate credit card review process in entirety, including distributing, auditing, and entering transactions
  • Creating, organizing, and maintaining electronic grant, consultant, vendor, and other required files
  • Overseeing the Form 1099-MISC process
  • Recognizing, evaluating, and communicating irregularities between submitted expenses and reimbursement policy with internal and external team members, as needed

Essential Skills, Experience, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance
  • Minimum two years of accounting or bookkeeping experience
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Proactive and open to embracing new challenges
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Positive, professional, and energetic team-oriented attitude
  • Excellent written and oral communication abilities
  • Mastery of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and other standard computer software
  • Experience with Multiview, Quicken, or other accounting software

To Apply

If interested in this position, please send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to jobs@arnoldventures.org. Please indicate in the subject line of the email that the application is for the "Accounts Payable" position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.