Director, Accounting

Moishe House | Charlotte, NC, United States

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Posted Date 2/07/2024

Who We Are:

Moishe (pronounced moy-shuh) House is what being Jewish in your 20s is all about. Launched in 2006 when four friends began hosting Shabbat dinners in their home, Moishe House provides a space for over 70,000 young adults around the world to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers each year. To date, there are more than 150 communities in over 40 countries, and we’re still growing!

Reporting directly into the Vice President, Finance, and serving as a key member of the Finance team, the Director of Accounting supports the accounting and finance functions for our global organizationIn addition to supervising the Accounts Payable team, they are primarily responsible for the month-end close process, preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, annual audit, preparing internal and external reporting, and providing finance and budgeting support for internal teams and department heads.   

All voices are needed at Moishe House (please see our identity statements for more detail). Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish.

Who You Are and What You’ll Do: 

  • You believe in our mission and are excited about contributing to the financial stability and growth of our global nonprofit organization. 
  • You’ll lead the Accounts Payable team, including direct supervision, coaching, development, and performance management of the team with troubleshooting, team building, training, policy development, and strategy.
  • You have deep knowledge of nonprofit business operations, with specific focus on finance and accounting processes, ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
  • You will lead the following processes:
    • Managing month-end close schedule, including task assignments, deliverables and due dates;
    • Reconciling balance sheet accounts, including cash, investments, pre-paid, fixed asset and payable accounts;
    • Recording other GAAP entries as necessary, including prepaid expenses, accruals, depreciation, and shared allocations;
    • Perform trend and budget analysis.
  • You’ll partner with program managers to ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period, and assembling financial reporting materials for grants.
  • You’ll take the lead in maintaining internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs and program budgets, and actual expenditures.
  • In partnership with the Vice President, Finance, you will:
    • Prepare for internal and external audit activity and preparation of audit workpapers;
    • Collaborate on the annual budgeting, projections, and planning process, and administering and reviewing all financial plans, comparing to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate;
    • Generate financial statements, including Intacct generated statements and supporting schedules;
    • Develop and maintain training manuals and FAQ documentation to support the Finance team and internal Moishe House stakeholders.
  • You have Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and at least five to seven years of full-time post-undergraduate professional experience, including three years of full-time supervisory experience with full-time employees.
  • You have experience with employee development and performance management with a diverse team, including coaching, providing feedback, setting and monitoring goals, and creating environments where employees can be at their best and grow. 
  • You have demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving, and presentation skills and able to effectively prepare and present data, discuss reports, and make recommendations to a diverse range of people.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to be organized and proactive, deliver results, and demonstrate independent leadership.
  • You bring intermediate-level proficiency with MS Office, along with hands-on experience in enterprise-wide financial applications.
  • You have a systems-mindset and are comfortable with large data sets and software systems, and comfortable innovating within systems as a self-starter.
  • You’re a strong cross-functional collaborator, able to partner and work cooperatively with all levels of management and across all departments to gather and exchange information and evaluate strategic organization performance and program results.
  • You’re an experienced organizational and project manager, able to coordinate and manage multiple projects, develop scopes of work and project plans, and monitor progress relating to the budgeting process. 
  • You’re experienced with analyzing financial reports and various data to identify trends and issues. Experience with Sage Intaact and PowerBI is preferred.
  • You embrace and effectively demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
  • You understand the need and fully demonstrate the ability to keep sensitive information confidential. 
  • You have the ability to travel within the U.S. 1-2x per year for team meetings. 
  • You have eligibility to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

The Fine Print:

This is a full-time position, requires weekday hours, with occasional weekend and evening hours to complete job requirements. This position reports to the Vice President, Finance.

This position can be based in one of our Hub Offices (Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Encinitas, CA; Washington, D.C.; or NYC). Our team works a hybrid schedule at our Hub Offices, where employees can choose to work remotely 2 days per week and collaborate in-person with coworkers the rest of the week. 

Moishe House requires "full vaccination" for all staff to travel, work in offices, and participate in any Moishe House group gatherings. We use the CDC's definition of "full vaccination" as the standard, with variations based on country as needed.

How Moishe House Takes Care of You:

  • Healthcare: Health, vision, dental, and mental health benefits ($0 employee contribution option available)
  • Time off: 15 days paid time off (PTO) (used as needed for personal, vacation, and sick days) per year that increases with continued employment (additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance) PLUS office closures and up to 7 floating holidays for Jewish and US holidays
  • 401(k): up to 3% matching after one year of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Quarterly paid day of service to give back to your community
  • Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
  • Schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle 
  • Opportunity to work in one of our Moishe House Hub Offices (Charlotte, Chicago, Encinitas, CA, Washington, DC, or NYC!) 

How Moishe House Pays You:

Moishe House’s starting salary ranges are based on education, experience, location, and skillset required for each role.

  • The starting salary range for this full-time exempt position is:
    • Charlotte, NC: $85,000 - $90,000
    • Encinitas, CA or Chicago, IL: $92,000 - $97,000
    • NYC or D.C.: $100,000 - $105,000
    • If your salary expectations are different and/or you have more experience than what is required, let's talk!
  • Annual merit-based salary increases

How Moishe House Invests in You:

  • $1,000 USD annual professional development fund
  • Jewish Learning Collaborative (JLC): one-on-one Jewish learning with an educator of your choice
  • Local and in-house professional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement through career path planning
  • Opportunities to attend Moishe House Learning Retreats and Conferences

Moishe House is a dynamic organization that recognizes and supports individuals from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Salary85,000.00 - 105,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Accounting & Finance | Administrative Support
Organization Type
Moishe House
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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