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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

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

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Financial Service Assistance
  • Donor Management
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • 5-15 hours per week depending on need

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