The Community Foundation – Accountant/Accounting

Posted Sep 18, 2023 Jacksonville, Florida

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Expires Oct 18, 2023


The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Inc. is a nonprofit service organization serving donors and their charitable or philanthropic causes by providing expert assistance in developing unique ideas, approaches and strategies for giving. All staff members are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to the Foundation’s goals and mission; maintain a professional attitude; possess the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others; and be committed to serving the community with passion, integrity and energy!The Accountant will have primary responsibilities for processing program, fund, and interfund gift/grant expenses, and the accurate and timely accounting and reporting on multi-donor invested asset pools and fund assets, as assigned. The Accountant will provide primary support for preparing the Foundation’s Forms 990 and 990T, as well as its external audit. The Accountant will also be primary support for the accurate accounting and reporting on funds and collective giving initiatives. The Accountant role is a key member of the Finance team and contributes to the myriad of transaction processing, accounting, and reporting responsibilities of the Team.

Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director, Accounting
Department: Finance

Essential duties and responsibilities

Listed below are major duties and responsibilities of this position. It is not designed or intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of the activities, duties, or responsibilities of the employee. Fund Accounting duties: • Process program expenses, direct fund expenses, and interfund gifts/grants; reconcile gifts/grants clearing account • Reconcile accounts directly related to funds, as assigned • Support the grants awarded and reporting processes; provide back up for grants processing Fund Reporting duties: • Support fund reporting, including donor statements, philanthropic review reports for individual funds, and financial reporting for collective giving initiatives • Support internal reporting on funds, fund activities, and grants awarded Investment Accounting duties: • Reconcile investment and cash accounts daily, monthly, and quarterly, as assigned, including cash flows in/out of pools • Provide support for reporting on investments, quarterly and annual, including reporting for Investment Committee and annual audit and tax compliance Other accounting support: • Provide support in preparation of workpapers for annual audit, tax filings, and other analysis as needed; prepare analysis and reporting as requested • Other duties as requested


• An associate or bachelor’s degree in accounting required • Minimum of two years accounting experience • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills; ability to think critically • Strong written and oral communication skills • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability and comfort in working with and relating to individuals of diverse views and backgrounds • Commitment to providing high quality service to donors, volunteers, grantees, and colleagues • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Office 365; excellent MS Excel skills; ability to learn and utilize the Foundation’s IT platform, currently Salesforce/Sage Intacct • Ability to manage multiple priorities efficiently and effectively, with strong follow-through • Ability to think and act independently and with good judgement • Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail and accuracy in all work products • Must demonstrate integrity and maintain a professional attitude • A valid Florida driver’s license and access to a car, as local travel may be required Working Conditions: Working from Foundation’s physical offices is generally required for this position, with allowance for periodic remote work in accordance with the Foundation’s Remote Work Policy The Community Foundation maintains a policy of nondiscrimination in all conditions of employment, and commits itself to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, handicap, veteran status, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and any other status protected by law.

Salary/Salary Range

$68,000 to $72,000

How to Apply

Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to us at: JOBS@JAXCF.ORG HUMAN RESOURCES SUBJECT: ACCOUNTING_ACCOUNTING


The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida