Peacebuilding Solutions is looking for assistance with accounting and finance support on a volunteer basis and someone who is also passionate about our mission to empower displaced communities. This is a remote position with all work done online or over the phone.
The Accounting Specialist is responsible for managing financial information within the 501(c)3 organization including; researching, analyzing, preparing reports, as well as recommending financial actions. Effective financial practices are critical to the programs and administration at Peacebuilding Solutions.
Responsibilities may include:
- Partner with departments to determine financial needs
Prepare account entries and recommend actions by compiling and analyzing account information
Summarize financial status by collecting information and preparing statements
Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
Reconcile financial discrepancies, guide accounting activities, and maintain accounting controls by coordinating and answering questions
Prepare payments by verifying documentation and requesting disbursements
Answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations
Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation
Complete and update tax documents for the 501(c)3 organization which includes Form 990
Interact professionally with donors; handling tax receipts for in-kind and cash donations
Qualifications and Skills:
Basic understanding of accounting practices and procedures
Experience or skills with bookkeeping, sending and recording invoices, accounts payable & receivable, filing taxes and payroll, financial statement preparation
Highly developed organizational and planning skills
Skilled with computer or internet financial software
Ability to function as part of a team but also self-directed
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Creative problem-solving skills & strategic thinking skills
A passion for the mission of Peacebuilding Solutions
- Lots of energy and sense of humor
- Data Entry
- Basic Computer Skills
- Financial Service Assistance
- Donor Management
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- 5-15 hours per week depending on need
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