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Senior Accountant Revenue, Arabella Finance (Washington, DC or Durham, NC)
Arabella Advisors seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our Corporate Finance team. The position reports to the Revenue Manager and will be responsible for recording, reconciling, and reporting revenue. The right candidate will have strong technical accounting skills, superior analytical and problem-solving skills, and a customer service mindset.
Review customer contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with ASC 606
Responsible for ensuring that our accounting applications and supporting processes result in timely and accurate financial reporting on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis
Perform reviews for complex revenue transactions
Play a key role in month-end closing activities
Responsible for reconciliation of accrued and deferred revenue accounts
Analyze financial data and document findings for communication to management, stakeholders, and external parties
Support the annual audit process
Complete analysis and special projects as needed
To Be Successful in This Role, You’ll Need
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent level of experience (8 years of experience without a Bachelor’s degree)
4+ years of relevant professional experience
Solid understanding of GAAP
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and meet a constant stream of deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
Ability to provide excellent service to internal clients, including being able to diagnose and anticipate difficult challenges, provide proactive and effective solutions, and demonstrate a strong understanding of others’ perspectives
An entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to use available resources and feedback to continually develop mastery in your role and facilitate team learning, including a willingness to request feedback and incorporate it to improve individual performance and to seek out and participate in career-relevant learning activities
Highly detailed and organized
Other Highly Preferred Skills and Experience
CPA or CPA track
Working knowledge of Microsoft PowerBI, Salesforce, and/or Microsoft Great Plains
Our Core Competencies
The ability to provide excellent service, including being able to address complex service matters, implement and communicate service changes to everyone involved, and to coach teammates on how to apply the firm’s service standards
The ability to manage large-scale and cross-firm projects, including delegating and managing all resources, identifying and implementing improved processes, monitoring consistency across project teams, and providing direction and support to teammates
The ability to facilitate and negotiate among stakeholders with conflicting needs and to generate consensus among decision makers
The ability to help effectively communicate difficult messages; to adapt style, tone, and content to meet various needs; and to coach teammates on crafting content.
The ability to work cooperatively and inclusively with others to achieve shared goals, including encouraging and facilitating effective compromise, drawing on the capabilities of all team members, and leading team-level knowledge sharing
The ability to use available resources and feedback to continually develop mastery in your role and facilitate team and project-level learning, including coaching others
The ability to solve complex challenges by identifying innovative solutions and facilitating coordination with others
The ability to elevate the voices of marginalized colleagues and mitigate power dynamics with staff with less formal authority
About Arabella Advisors
Arabella Advisors helps foundations, philanthropists and investors who are serious about impact achieve the greatest good with their resources. We work on issues ranging from the social and economic advancement of women and girls, and conservation of our climate and planet, to reducing poverty and inequity in the United States and around the world. Our staff members are mission-driven and action-oriented, and have a unique combination of experience in philanthropy, business, nonprofits, government, finance, law, and other fields. We combine creative, strategic thinking with knowledge and networks developed through decades of hands-on experience. The fastest-growing philanthropic advisory firm in the nation, Arabella is also a certified B Corporation.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
Advancing DEI within our firm and in our work with partners is critical to our mission. To be effective partners to philanthropists, nonprofits, and communities impacted by philanthropic dollars, we need to have a highly diverse staff, a workplace where individuals are encouraged to retain their uniqueness and can feel a sense of belonging, and a nuanced understanding of the racial, ethnic, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other disparities that undergird the issues we engage in and the interactions we have with one another. For us, equity means that our staff members, our clients, and the people they serve can experience the same level of success, no matter their starting place. We expect all our employees to share this commitment, and always seek ways to improve how well we live these values. Click here to learn more about DEI at Arabella and read our official DEI statement.
Total Rewards (compensation and benefits)
This is a full-time position. We offer a competitive and holistic total rewards package that includes salary, bonus, and benefits. Our compensation ranges are based on salary ranges for similar sized organizations in the professional services sector and adjusted for local labor market rates and differentiated by geography.
Durham range: $75,000 – $93,000
DC range: $85,000 – $105,000
All full-time staff are eligible for our generous benefits package on their first day of employment:
Health insurance- On average Arabella pays 86% of the medical premium, 80% of the dental premium, and 100% of the vision premium
Paid time off- 16 days’ vacation, 10 personal days, 11 company holidays (7 federal and 4 more from a list of inclusive cultural and religious holidays and your birthday), 20 hours’ volunteer leave, 8 weeks’ parental leave
401(k) retirement plan- We offer a 4% employer match on a dollar-per-dollar basis, and there is no waiting or vesting period; all funds contributed by you and Arabella are yours to keep on day 1
Reimbursements for your personal cell phone plan and fitness
Pre-tax withholding for transportation and parking
Bonus incentive opportunities
Access to professional development opportunities
Working with Us
While this position must be based in Washington, DC or Durham, NC, please note that all Arabella Advisors’ offices have reopened, and we work in a hybrid environment.
We reopened our offices in Summer of 2022 and work with a hybrid workplace strategy to ensure continued flexibility for our staff, while deepening our strong culture rooted in collaboration and in-person interactions between colleagues. We expect that after their initial onboarding, all Arabellans will have the choice of two hybrid schedules. Our hybrid schedule options include Flex, with 1-2 days per week in the office, or Office-based, with 3+ days per week in the office (or more if preferred) and the remaining days working at home/remotely. We will make reasonable accommodations under the guidelines of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Arabella Advisors requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law.
We are committed to having a passion-driven, inclusive, transparent, collaborative, healthy, and fun culture. We invite you to visit our careers page to learn more.
How to Apply
Submit a resume and a one-page cover letter online. The cover letter should address why you’re excited to work at Arabella and why you’re qualified for this specific job.
Arabella Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to racial equity. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know.
We encourage you to read (or listen to) our DEI statement prior to applying. We make a particular effort to recruit people of color and members of marginalized groups to apply for open positions. Once you have applied, we welcome your feedback on how you have experienced our values around DEI in the recruitment process.
While Arabella is open to individuals from various locations applying to join our team, please note that we generally are unable to pay for relocation expenses, and all applicants must already be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of application to be considered for this position.
We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.
To apply for this job please visit www.arabellaadvisors.com.