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Senior Accountant, Investment

Humane Society of the United States

Humane Society of the United States

United States

Operations, administration, HR, project management, finance or accounting







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Date posted:



About the Role

In this position you will assist in managing, monitoring, and reporting on the organization’s investment portfolio as part of the Accounting department. Analyzes and reconciles investments and activities and prepares related schedules and documentation as needed.

You will be responsible for:
• Assisting in managing the organization’s investment portfolio and recording all activity in the general ledger as part of the Accounting department. Reviewing mission-related securities and stock purchased and sold;
• Analyzing the monthly investment portfolio spreadsheets for accuracy, reconciling investments between the general ledger and broker statements, and preparing journal entries. Preparing roll forward for cash flow and for the financial statement audit;
• Compiling and analyzing schedules for organization and affiliate investments in support of the annual financial statement audit;
• Recording and reporting on annuity transactions. Reviewing or preparing reports on annual annuity activity for compliance with appropriate states;
• Preparing subcontract documentation for unique and alternate investments;
• Preparing quarterly reports on the investment portfolio for management;
• Preparing cash flow reporting for the investment portfolio. Preparing monthly investment reports as needed for the Finance team to enable overall organization cash flow reporting;
• Preparing and maintaining other documentation and activity as needed, including gift stock reconciliation, miscellaneous stock redemption, fee payments, and backup tax information;
• Performs other duties or responsibilities, as assigned.

About the Organisation

The humane society we envision for animals will also be a better world for people, and it’s only through human efforts that we’ll get where we want to go. Because our advocacy is driven by people, we’re strongest when our people are empowered and valued. A work environment that fosters inclusion and collaboration energizes our teams, drives better thinking and makes our impact for animals more sustainable. Working with communities and stakeholders around the world, we integrate a wide range of cultural perspectives in our approach to create a humane and sustainable world for all animals. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in every aspect of our work and at all levels of our organization. We recognize and respect the full spectrum of human qualities, so that the unique talents of all employees are dignified with equitable access to opportunities and an ability to contribute to our mission.

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