Senior Accountant, Investment Pool Accounting


Senior Accountant, Investment Pool Accounting:

This position performs day-to-day accounting functions for donor-advised funds, endowment funds, pooled investments, and records related activity, in addition to supervising the investment pool bookkeeper. This position is full-time and reports to the Managing Director of Finance.

Essential Job Functions:
  1. Oversees activities for Federation’s investment pools.
  2. Facilitates the monthly closing process of the investment pools.
  3. Reviews daily deposits and wires for accuracy and acts on any discrepancies or unusual activities.
  4. Records and creates journal entries including investment fund sales and purchases.
  5. Maintains and updates market values for pooled investment funds.
  6. Prepares wires for new investments, pooled investment fund purchases and sales, and grants to outside entities.
  7. Creates/supervises the creation of donor-advised funds, supporting foundation and endowment fund checks.
  8. Produces and distributes financial statements monthly as required.
  9. Prepares bank reconciliations and proof of cash reports.
  10. Coordinates and schedules the work of direct reports to provide guidance and direction in completing daily activities.
  11. Interacts professionally on a regular basis with staff, agency personnel, and the public.
  12. Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed.
  1. Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Finance or Accounting.
  2. At least 5 years of experience in accounting positions.
  3. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel.
  4. Developed knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  5. Supervisory experience in accounting.
  6. Well-developed analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  7. Ability to read and interpret accounting reports, write reports, and business correspondence.
  8. Able to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously, and consistently meet deadlines.
  9. High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
  10. High attention to detail, follow-up, self-motivated, proactive, and solution-focused.
  11. Ability to express self effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  12. Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with the public and staff in a personable and professional manner.
  13. Ability to function in a high volume, performance-oriented environment.
  14. Team building skills; organizational and staff development skills preferred.
  15. Non-profit accounting experience a plus.

About the Federation:

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is the only organization in Cleveland that focuses on the health and vitality of the entire Jewish community. For more than 115 years, the Federation has created the critical scale necessary to drive meaningful social change and provide relief in times of crisis in ways no one person or organization could do alone. As Jewish Cleveland’s hub for innovative solutions and collaborative services, the Federation is able to change and improve lives in Cleveland, Israel, and around the world.

If you are qualified and interested in this exceptional opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter, and apply here.

Our Benefits

  • Affordable medical and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday, and sick days
  • 403(b) plan
  • Life insurance
  • Long term disability
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)