Staff Accountant

Full Time
FLSA Status: 
$60,000 - $75,000 DOE
Start Date: 
Work Location: 
New York City
Position Summary: 

The National Domestic Workers Alliance organizes domestic workers in the United States for respect, recognition and labor standards. The Alliance formed in 2007 at the US Social Forum and currently represents 60 affiliated organizations in 36 cities and 17 states nationally. NDWA has experienced immense financial growth and currently operates with a $14 million budget. We are seeking a Staff Accountant to execute accounting tasks for NDWA and its affiliated 501(c)4 and LLC. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Accounting, is familiar with QuickBooks Online for Nonprofits, is highly detail oriented and well-organized, and must have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team.

  • Manage all accounts payable including cash disbursements, gift cards and petty cash
  • Process travel and expense reimbursements using Expensify
  • Enter vendor invoices on; reconcile Amtrav, Amex and any other credit card purchases
  • Request and file vendor W-9’s and file form 1099’s
  • Coordinate Accounts Receivable and maintain grants schedule with Development staff
  • Process deposits and cash receipts from WePay, Stripe, Action Network and Square
  • Reconcile prepaid Canadian payroll account quarterly
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • Onboarding training for new staff (e.g. Expensify and Amtrav)
  • Provide ongoing training and support for existing staff on financial tools and processes
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries
  • Prepares journal entries for review by Controller
  • Imports all e-commerce accounts
  • Participates in preparation of internal and external audit materials
  • Assists Controller with special projects
  • Participates in regular organizational meetings and other events as needed
Job Requirements: 
  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years’ Accounting experience, nonprofit experience a plus
  • Strong computer and software skills (Excel, Google and Google Apps products) and ability to learn new software quickly
  • Experience in QuickBooks Online for Nonprofits strongly preferred
  • Superb organization skills and ability to handle multiple jobs simultaneously
  • High level of professionalism, discretion, integrity, patience, and excellent work ethic
  • General agreement with NDWA’s vision and mission and commitment to social change preferred

Women, People of Color, People with Disabilities and LGBTQ people strongly urged to apply. Please email a cover letter, resume, and professional writing sample (emails and memos ok) to and cc: Please include a daytime phone number where we can contact you. This position will remain open until filled.