Staff Accountant
Description

  

Staff Accountant - This position is responsible for recording and reconciling investment activity and project accounting for Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF); its affiliates The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation; and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana


We are Central Indiana Community Foundation, The Indianapolis Foundation, Hamilton County Community Foundation and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana–a $1 billion collective of philanthropic organizations committed to making Central Indiana a community where all individuals have equitable opportunity to reach their full potential – no matter place, race or identity.


What We Do: For more than 100 years, we have helped people invest in the causes that matter most to them; awarded grants to effective not-for-profit organizations; and provided leadership to make Central Indiana a better, more beautiful, more equitable community. We believe in anti-racism, authentic relationships, inclusivity, leadership, effectiveness and sustainability.


What We’re Looking For: This position is responsible for recording and reconciling investment activity and project accounting for Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF); its affiliates The Indianapolis Foundation and Hamilton County Community Foundation; and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana. The staff accountant must possess highly developed organizational skills and must maintain high standards of ethics and confidentiality. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for investment account reconciliations of approximately 175-200 accounts. This includes balancing the various investment “pools” and other investment accounts, including various trusts; and reviewing the related general ledger accounts for reasonableness on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Coordination of daily contribution processing for the Foundation. This includes: processing daily receipts, including daily deposits, receipt logs, gift entry and database maintenance.
  • Coordination of reimbursement of grant payments with investment advisors, including preparing letters for reimbursement and tracking reimbursements received.
  • Responsible for various general ledger functions including: preparing various general ledger journal entries on a monthly or as-needed basis; review of general ledger reasonableness and accuracy and preparation of financial reports.
  • Responsible for preparation and review of investment performance reporting on a quarterly basis in comparison to benchmarks
  • Responsible for all investment-related schedules for the annual audit. This includes a reconciliation of all individual investment balances to the final year-end statements received, fair value measurements footnote, investment classification, etc.
  • Responsible for the annual K-1 analysis for unrelated business income activity for the IRS form 990.
  • Prepare reports, record transactions, and reconcile activity for IMPACT Central Indiana
  • Manage specific special projects as assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: The following are the qualifications and minimum requirements necessary for a person to perform this job: 

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Understanding and adherence to high standards of ethics and confidentiality. 
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and work independently with little supervision. 
  • Possesses a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent organizational and workload prioritizing skills.  
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills; ability to research and analyze data and information. 
  • Proficiency in general ledger computer software and spreadsheet (Excel) skills is required as well as proficiency with basic office equipment and extensive knowledge of MS Office products. Experience working on the Internet and with integrated database software is also required. 

EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2 years of professional accounting experience
  • Minimum of a 2-year accounting degree is required.


WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Flexible hybrid office environment (in office three days a week).

 

What You Get:

$55,000 salary plus generous benefits, including:

  • Employer-provided health, dental, vision 
  • 7% percent employer discretionary 403b contribution
  • Potential for an annual bonus based on organizational and individual performance
  • 10.5 paid holidays, including MLK Day and Juneteenth
  • 20 PTO Days
  •  Flexible hybrid office environment (in office three days a week). Home base–English Foundation Building in downtown Indianapolis, plus additional space in HCCF’s new coworking space in Fishers, just off I-69 and 116th St.     
  • An opportunity to do meaningful, results-driven work with a passionate, diverse team, supporting organizations that are committed to building and maintaining a strong, equitable and supportive culture for our team of changemakers.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT:  

Central Indiana Community Foundation, The Indianapolis Foundation, Hamilton County Community Foundation and Women’s Fund of Central Indiana are equal opportunity employers that seek to recruit persons of diverse backgrounds and to support their retention and advancement. Justice is one of our core values, and we are committed to fostering a workplace culture inclusive of people with respect to their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, marital status, age, disabilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other characteristic. Our commitment to justice and diversity also means providing a work environment that is welcoming, respectful, and engaging. 


Our mission is to mobilize people, ideas and investments to make Central Indiana a community where all individuals have equitable opportunity to reach their full potential—no matter place, race or identity. 


Racism deeply impacts the well-being of our communities, compounding existing disparities and creating intersectional barriers. We strive to name and address these barriers through community engagement and assessment, relevant and effective policy creation, and organizational accountability methods. We support initiatives that address all forms of oppression, however, maintaining an explicit focus on race is essential to advancing equity across our communities. Improving outcomes for people of color will improve outcomes for everyone.