• Junior Accountant

    ID
    2019-2835
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Seminar Network seeks a Junior Accountant to join the finance team to assist with a wide variety of tasks including tax filings, Federal Election Commission (FEC) and other regulatory reporting, and treasury management.  This role will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of non-profit organizations and be exposed to various aspects of the finance team.

     

    Here at The Seminar Network, we believe fulfilment is key to success. If you enjoy a culture that inspires change, encourages everyone’s input, rewards for created value, and provides a path for career advancement, then we invite you to step into a position that gives you the opportunity to support organizations that are making a positive impact on communities and public policies. Come join a diverse, dynamic, growing organization that will inspire you to always put your best effort forward!

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Work with intra-network colleagues to gather various data sources related to tax and FEC filings.
    • Compiling, reviewing, and ensuring accuracy of data related to tax filings
    • Work with outside accounting firm to understand year over year changes in tax return data and be able to explain variances to stakeholders.
    • Work with accounts payable to ensure that all necessary expenses are captured and reported properly
    • Ensure that all Federal, State, and local campaign finance reports are filed in a timely manner
    • Review bank accounts throughout the network to ensure organizations are setup to maximize their cash balances
    • Periodically review bank accounts, signers, and authorized personnel to ensure that they are up-to-date.
    • Actively participate in brainstorming sessions to help identify and refine our processes to continually improve our efficiency
    • Maintain 100% compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.

     

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or business preferred
    • 0-2 years of professional experience (audit or tax a plus)
    • High degree of attention to detail and organization 
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
    • Hands on experience with data and spreadsheets
    • Ability to build and maintain relationships with external vendors, team members, and other capabilities within the organization  
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

     

     

    About Us

     

     

    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

     

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

     

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 

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