The Community Foundation – Accountant

Posted Sep 08, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Oct 08, 2022


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 and reporting on incoming contributions, and accurate and timely accounting and reporting of invested assets of the Foundation. 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.

Individual must be self-motivated, with relevant experience and skills that include proficiency in accountancy.

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

Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to us at:

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. Gifts processing duties: • Process incoming contributions and produce gift acknowledgements according to established protocols • Responsible for entry and reconciliations of all philanthropic gifts, pledges and payments into accounting system • Coordinate the pledge reminder and collections process. Produce and mail pledge payment reminders • Produce all reports and analysis related to gifts, including quarterly Trustee reports, annual audit and tax compliance report, and other reports as requested. Ensure content management (Salesforce) and accounting software (Sage Intacct) reconcile • Field calls from Donors for questions related to their contributions to the Foundation 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


• Strong analytical, problem-solving skills; ability to think critically • Commitment to detail and accuracy • Strong written and oral communication skills • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the Foundation • Proficient in accounting software and MS Office 365 suite; excellent excel skills; experience with Salesforce and/or Sage Intacct a plus • Efficient and organized • Ability to think and act independently, and with good judgment • Professional attitude toward his or her work and commitment to the Foundation • Passion, Integrity and Energy!

Education and Experience

• An associate or bachelor’s degree in accounting required • Minimum of two years accounting experience


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