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Accounting Specialist


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Join as an Accounting Specialist and Contribute to a Greener Future


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Remote in the United States (CA, CO, CT, D.C., GA, MA, MD, ME, MT, NC, NJ, NY, PA, VT, VA, WA, or WI

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100% Remote- Worldwide

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Expires at anytime

Organisation Summary is at the forefront of global climate action, working towards a future free from fossil fuels and with climate justice. As an inclusive and collaborative organization, we value diversity and the unique contributions that each team member brings to our mission. We offer a remote working opportunity in a dynamic and supportive environment that is committed to principles of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Role Summary

  • Manage financial transactions and records, ensuring accuracy and adherence to accounting principles.
  • Conduct tasks such as booking revenues and expenses, maintaining schedules, and performing reconciliations.
  • Provide support for accounts payable processes and month-end close procedures.
  • Assist with annual audit and regulatory filings.
  • Utilize accounting software and systems for financial reporting and analysis.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Accounting with 1-3 years of experience.
  • Proficiency in US GAAP and accrual accounting.
  • Prior experience with financial reconciliations and accounting software.
  • Strong skills in Google Suite and Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Preferably experience with nonprofits, multiple entities, and various currencies.
  • Detail-oriented, deadline-driven, with strong problem-solving and time management skills.

Application Process Details

  • This full-time role offers a competitive salary and the chance to be part of a bargaining unit.
  • Remote work opportunity in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Open until filled; applicants must have legal authorization to work without visa sponsorship. is looking for an Accounting Specialist to join our team of dedicated finance individuals who will support the overall strategic direction of 350. This individual will support and carryout 350’s organizational culture, value, procedures, and practices built upon JEDI (justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion) while adhering to accounting principles and ethics.

About the Accounting Specialist Position

We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from others. The Accounting Specialist works under the direction of the Controller performing essential functions to ensure accuracy of financial statements, accounting records and accounting transactions. This includes, but is not limited to accounts receivable, accounts payable, booking revenue, booking expenses, monitoring assets and liabilities.


  • Book revenue entries for donations such as PayPal donations, credit card donations, etc., and ensure revenue is booked into the proper categories.
  • Book expense payments related to travel and wire/banking foreign exchange fees.
  • Book reclass entries related to international payments.
  • Maintain employee benefits schedule and book monthly entries.
  • Assist with entering weekly payments into multiple banking systems/platforms for ACH, domestic and international wire transfers, PayPal payments and other payments in various currencies. Have an understanding or ability to learn banking requirements in different countries to know how to submit payments.
  • Assist with credit card and debit card expenses, receipts, reconciliations, and expense reports for various employees with company credit cards.  Reconcile individual cards to the master credit card statement and master credit card balance.
  • Maintain security deposit schedule.  Monthly posting and recording of security deposits.
  • Maintain FSA schedule. Monthly posting and recording of FSA spending and deposits.
  • Prepares schedules, registers and reconciliations of financial information that ties to the GL/TB balances, including accounts such as credit card, security deposit, FSA, etc.  Identify transactions that are no longer valid, need to be written off, reclassed, etc. and prepare the entry.
  • Investigate transactions for correctness and completeness.  Prepare correcting entries when necessary.
  • Create custom reports and use existing reports in the accounting system (Sage Intacct) and other systems (Expensify, Salesforce, etc.) to gather information, perform analysis and review transactions.
  • Investigate banking errors and provides resolutions.
  • Respond to internal and external questions on payments and incoming revenue.
  • Assist with accounts payable process as needed, including syncing expense reports, attaching documents, confirming payments, etc.
  • Assist with month-end close processes.
  • Assist with annual audit, tax Form 990 preparation and other regulatory filings.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree in Accounting and 1-3 years of experience in accounting or financial analysis
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and accrual accounting
  • Experience performing reconciliations, registers or schedules that tie to GL/TB balances
  • Experience working with accounting software
  • Demonstrated expertise using Google Suite, Microsoft applications, especially Excel

Desired (but not required) skills and experiences

  • Nonprofit experience preferred, especially working knowledge of financial accounting for nonprofits
  • Experience working with multiple entities in a finance or accounting position
  • Experience working with global staff and/or multiple currencies
  • Detail-oriented
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to self-manage and work independently as needed
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills

Additional Information:

Employment Type: Full Time

Category: Bargaining Unit

Compensation:Salary tier 2.1 ($80,000.00)

Start Date:(flexible)

Reporting Line: Controller

Work Environment: This role is a remote working opportunity in a fast paced, high pressure, highly collaborative team culture.

Application Deadline: This job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications.

Note: This position will be part of the 350PWU bargaining unit and subject to the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.(i) as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, 350 employees are eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.

Applicants must have the legal authorization to work for any employer in their country of residence. We are unable to sponsorship or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at[email removed - click apply for more details]with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’.


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