Senior Accountant
Grassroots Campaigns - Boston, MA

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Grassroots Campaigns uses face-to-face outreach to rally average Americans behind issues like civil liberties, environmental protection, LGBT equality, poverty and social justice. Our firm partners with other political organizations to run their membership, fundraising and field organizing campaigns. From our early, game-changing work with the DNC and MoveOn, to our more recent partnerships with the ACLU, Amnesty International and Planned Parenthood, Grassroots Campaigns has become a prominent force for the progressive movement. As that movement builds, so does our work, and therefore the infrastructure required to manage it.

Our firm is expanding into new states and new progressive campaigns, and as we build our capacity, we need top-notch operations staff to likewise build our national financial and administrative foundations. The scope and influence of our outreach is expanding, and we ’re looking for a smart candidate to join our central admin team in overseeing Grassroots Campaigns ’ strong organizational foundation. Position Summary: At Grassroots Campaigns, we recognize that the people responsible for our administrative strength are as important as our staff in the field. Our Senior Accountant will work with our Finance Director in expanding our operation and ensuring robust financial and administrative systems.

This person will be responsible for core operational functions like payroll, forecasting and planning, bookkeeping, and project management. Qualifications: We ’re looking for a master of numbers, detail and planning. We need someone who is highly detail-oriented, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and skilled at solving complex problems. In addition, our Senior Accountant will need to have great communication skills to interact with the rest of our staff.

Specifically, we require a minimum of three years of experience in finance or accounting, including A/P and A/R oversight, a high level of skill with Excel, and preferably a degree in finance, business or accounting. Job Description: • Assist in supervision of bookkeeping and administrative staff responsible for payroll and accounts payable. • Complete monthly account reconciliations. • File and maintain state registrations and good standing status, insurance coverage, workers compensation, risk management and other regulatory compliance.

  • Assist with the production of the annual budget and forecasts. • Collaborate with cashiering staff to ensure accurate accounting and reporting for donations raised on behalf of progressive causes. • Work with company leadership on expansion of operations, facilities, and resources. Work Environment: The Senior Accountant will be based in our national office in downtown Boston.
Our office is a casual, fun work environment, but we work hard, up to 60 hours a week during the peak times in our campaign cycles. The job is primarily office work, but does involve similar intensity as most campaign work. Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with experience. To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Christina at ccolaizzo@grassrootscampaigns.com.

Qualified candidates will be contacted within a week. Thank you for your interest; we look forward to hearing from you!

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