Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

For 65 years, The Foundation has helped individuals, institutions and professional advisors have the greatest possible impact on both the Jewish community and the community at large.

We are the largest manager of charitable assets and the leader in planned giving solutions for Greater Los Angeles Jewish philanthropists. The Foundation currently manages more than $1 billion of assets entrusted to it by over 1,300 families and ranks among the 10 largest Los Angeles foundations. In 2018, The Foundation and its donors distributed more than $100 million in grants to 2,700 nonprofits with programs that span the range of philanthropic giving. Over the past 15 years, it has distributed more than $1 billion to thousands of nonprofits across a diverse spectrum.

Whether you're starting on a modest scale or you oversee more substantial personal or institutional assets, we'll help you or your clients:

  • Define your philanthropic goals
  • Assess your full range of giving options
  • Optimize your savings on capital gains, estate and income taxes
  • Customize your giving and maximize results
  • Build a charitable family legacy
  • Create income for your retirement or for loved ones after you're gone
  • Stay informed about charitable giving opportunities
  • Manage the day-to-day administration of your funds properly
Aug 14, 2019
The Senior Accounting Manager helps manage and actively participates in the accounting cycle to ensure that The Foundation’s accounting processes are timely, accurate, efficient, and consistent. The manager also oversees the payroll function. The successful candidate will have a deep knowledge of accounting, with a particular emphasis on fund accounting, and the willingness to roll up his/her sleeves.  This position supervises a General Ledger Accountant and Accountant/Payroll Specialist and reports to a seasoned Controller, who actively participates in all aspects of accounting. Responsibilities Oversee and participate in the daily work and monthly/quarterly close process in key accounting areas, including: -accounts payable function, including reviewing and approving accounts payable and grant distributions and ensuring accurate coding and recording -pooled investment vehicles and investments for individual donor funds -payroll function, including benefits-related expenses Identify and lead implementation of effective processes and procedures for accomplishing and improving the work, and ensure that proper internal controls are in place to safeguard company assets Review and prepare deposit entries; review gift acknowledgment letters Prepare weekly cash management schedules Prepare monthly and quarterly allocation entries related to investment activity and fees Monitor workflow and productivity to ensure deadlines are met Prepare complex audit schedules such as investment roll forward schedules  Support annual budget process Provide analysis and reports to management as requested Support and maintain departmental policies and procedures documentation Cross train on all other accounting processes; provide backup support for Controller and other staff members  Perform compliance activities and special projects as requested Core Competencies and Qualifications (Required) ·     Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent ·     7 years of accounting experience (preferably foundation); superior knowledge of accounting guidance ·     Foundation or other fund accounting experience  ·     3-5 years of experience managing payroll for a medium-size organization ·     Strong skills supervising people, projects, and closing timelines ·     High level of demonstrated accuracy ·     Significant experience preparing complex audit schedules ·     Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills ·     Proven ability to track and manage several projects simultaneously    ·     Exceptionally motivated, organized and detail-oriented; team player with a willingness to help where required ·     Familiarity with investment brokerage statements ·     Ability to work both under supervision and independently  ·     Professionalism and discretion    Core Competencies and Qualifications (Desired) ·     Experience with Financial Edge and Raiser’s Edge ·     CPA ·     ADP proficiency   To Apply  Please send resume to jobs@jewishfoundationla.org. No phone calls please.  
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