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Finance Assistant

Reston, VA

Reston, VA

Opening:

Immediate

Salary will be based on experience and previous salary history.

Mission

Young America’s Foundation (YAF) is committed to ensuring that increasing numbers of young Americans understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.

Reports To

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Job Summary

The finance assistant is a key member of Young America’s Foundation’s (YAF) team—which includes staff at the Foundation’s National Headquarters in Reston, Virginia, and at the Foundation’s Reagan Ranch Center in Santa Barbara, California, and the Reagan Boyhood Home in Dixon, Illinois.

The assistant will work directly with the CFO and Controller.  The ideal candidate will be highly organized and detail-oriented, with excellent communications and interpersonal skills.  They must be committed and enthusiastic to Young America’s Foundation’s mission and program.

This job description is representative of the expectations of the position described. Additional duties, reporting relationships, and/or position criteria may be assigned. YAF reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.

Responsibilities

  • Data entry and record keeping
  • Prepare daily deposits and associated reports
  • Process and reconcile credit card donations
  • Assist with processing invoices and other accounts payable
  • Prepare work papers for year-end external audit
  • Answer staff inquiries and prepare other accounting analyses
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the CFO

Requirements

  • 3+ years of prior accounting or bookkeeping experience
  • Experience in Oracle NetSuite
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Prior experience with Bill, Concur, or a similar online payment processing system

Personal Qualities:

  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and flexible
  • Committed to ongoing education and training
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects

This is an in-office position based at YAF’s national headquarters in Reston, Virginia.Email a cover letter, resume outlining the requirements, professional references, and salary history to:

Paul Matthews, Chief Financial Officer
[email protected]
800-USA-1776

*Incomplete applications (i.e., those suggesting references upon request) will not be considered.

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only complete and direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.

 

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Reagan Boyhood Home

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About Us

Staff Members

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