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Staff Accountant

Company: Kapor Center
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Kapor Center is a family of three distinct organizations working under a shared mission. (SMASH: a 501c(3) public charity which operates STEM education programs, Kapor Capital: a seed-stage investment fund, and Kapor Foundation: a 501c(3) private operating foundation). The Kapor Center aims to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion in the technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem through increasing access to tech and STEM education programs, conducting research on access and opportunity in computing, investing in community organizations and gap-closing social ventures, building diverse and inclusive companies, and increasing access to capital among diverse entrepreneurs. The three organizations are supported by a robust operations team, which provides finance, accounting, human resources, people operations, IT, events, legal, and other operational support. We are looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to help oversee general accounting operations by verifying and reconciling our financial transactions. Staff Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures, and reconciling balance sheet accounts. Note: This role requires bi-weekly in-person visits to the Oakland office to process AR. Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions): Accounts Payable Processing Nexonia and Bill.com payment processing and approvals Adding new vendors to the systems Managing Vendor Set Up form Accounts Receivable Deposit checks through Remote Deposit Record deposit journal entries Monthly credit card reconciliations Maintain Bill.com/Nexonia AP Crossed trained with Bill.com and Nexonia so that errors that happen can be fixed Ensuring that system is syncing correctly across Intacct/Nexonia/Bill.com Following up with staff on past due expense reports Training, supporting, and adding new staff in Nexonia Administrator for Bank of America corporate cards and emburse cards Issue credit cards to new staff, resolve issues around fraud and reissuing cards Audit Support Assisting with PBC requests AP documentation AP/AR Aging reconciled to Balance Sheet Creating report in Intacct that shows variances and ensuring accuracy 1099 Maintenance Ensuring that vendors are entered with W-9 information Maintaining compliance with annual 1099-Misc/NEC distributions Monthly Close Duties Work closely with Assistant Controller to meet monthly close deadlines Balance sheet reconciliations for all entities Maintain depreciation schedule and record depreciation entries Assist in other accounting and related projects, as required Oversee accounting mailbox & inbox Maintaining the property tax payments and schedule for each entity Qualifications & Skills (including preferred): 2 years of relevant accounting experience in the capacity of a staff accountant that includes closing of books, managing intercompany reconciliations, doing journal entries, bank reconciliations, etc Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment Strong Excel skills Experience with enterprise level accounting software. Preferred experience with Intacct Excited about using new systems, and ability to navigate between them; we use Nexonia, Bill.com, Intacct, FloQast, and Adaptive Insights Prefer that candidate has family office experience and/or multi-entity experience Personal Attributes and Characteristics: Detailed collaborator Exceptional attention to detail, excellent written and verbal skills, excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment Ideal candidates will also demonstrate the following: Ability to work in a dynamic office with diverse co-workers and a highly entrepreneurial culture. Deep and authentic commitment to our organizational values: We Close Gaps, Open Doors, and SMASH Barriers. We Value Tech as a Tool to Scale Social Impact. We Lead with Racial Justice and Reflect the Communities We Serve. We Honor Distances Traveled, Not Just Finish Lines. We Challenge with Urgency, Respect, and Purpose. We Don---t Just Talk. Positive Intent Must Lead to Positive Action. Innovative and creative thinker who is not afraid to try something new and inspire others. Very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness. Strong work ethic with minimal need for direction. Work well independently as well as part of a team. A desire to work and grow in a fast-paced and fun environment.

Keywords: Kapor Center, Oakland , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Oakland, California

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