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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 Manager

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package, based on qualifications

Office: Houston, TX

Core Responsibilities

Arnold Ventures is seeking an adaptable and motivated individual who will assist Arnold Ventures’ Accounting Team with month-end procedures, financial reporting, compliance and operational-related activities. The job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Performing various month-end and quarter-end close procedures consistently, timely and accurately
  • Preparing various monthly and quarterly cost overviews and budget reports
  • Reviewing all grant and consultant payments, vendor invoices and expense reimbursements for appropriate account coding and documentation, and guaranteeing spending aligns with accounting guidelines
  • Improving and systematizing reports generated in accounting system, as well as creating innovative financial dashboards for internal use
  • Refining internal expense management process for employees and managing all aspects of the progression, such as leading trainings and learning demonstrations for team members
  • Standardizing appropriate workflow approvals for the reimbursement process of external individuals through in-depth assessment of the accounting system
  • Forecasting and monitoring cash flow for various entities
  • Assisting in completing tax schedules, including tax compliance calculations, investment data overviews, and other necessary items required for tax returns
  • Working to create required schedules and controls for an internal audit
  • Monitoring accounting developments and trend analyses affecting private foundations

Essential Skills, Experience, and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or finance
  • Minimum five 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 Accounting Manager position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.