Account Manager

Living Goods
San Francisco, CA
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Do you want your work to matter? Do you want to use your management chops to make a difference, not just money? Do you want to improve millions of lives, including your own?

Living Goods works to disruptively reinvent how we improve the lives of the under-served. We think big, but operate small and nimble.  We train community health workers to bring healthcare and life-saving products to people’s doorsteps.   Products like medicines, fortified foods, and modern contraceptives.

At Living Goods, you will have the chance to apply your ideas and creativity every day. If you work well in a dynamic, collaborative culture, if you set high standards and meet challenges with determination and a sense of humor, you’ll thrive at Living Goods.

Your role

We are looking for a driver of our monthly accounting processes in every way.  This is an opportunity to work with an International NGO which is growing and globalizing our operations.  You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the finance and accounting requirements of an international NGO with restricted funds and bi-lateral funders reporting requirements. You’ll have the opportunity to work closely with the Senior Grants Finance Manager in San Francisco and other Finance colleagues in Nairobi, Kenya and Kampala, Uganda.  This position reports to the CFO in Uganda.

You are:

Culturally adaptable.  You are eager to work with people of different cultures and different sectors: the private sector, social entrepreneurial sector, nonprofit sector and public health community.

Team player.  You play well with others enjoy seeing the impact of our work as a team.

Detail Oriented.  You notice the details that no one else does and are known for proofreading your work several times over.

Technically oriented.  Enjoy becoming a super-user of new technologies and improving processes using technology.

Essential Responsibilities:

This position will be the key driver of our monthly accounting processes, with an emphasis on Accounts Payable, Account Receivable, Month Close and annual audit support. This new addition to the team will represent the U.S. accounting needs regarding the implementation of policies and serve as the point of contact for our recent implementation of our new ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics 365.

He or she will work in conjunction with our operations and finance team to ensure:


Clear and reconcile bank transactions.
Perform account reconciliations including intercompany transactions.
Manage employee reimbursements and miscellaneous travel expenses.
Safeguard completeness and accuracy of financial statements.
Maintain Restricted Funds schedule and release funds from restriction.


Process payroll for San Francisco staff including preparing 1099 Tax return/Form W-2 and Tax Forms. We currently have an external payroll provider, Paychex.
Point of contact for staff for all payroll changes, leave, etc.

Accounts Payable

Monthly inter-company re-charges,
Maintain accounts payable systems and files,
Manage weekly check runs, Input data into Microsoft Dynamics 365 accounting system,
Process invoices, credit card, check requests, and expense reports on a weekly basis,
Handle inquiries from vendors, resolve issues, and update vendor data.

Microsoft Dynamics 365

Assist staff with expense processing in system.
Support US accounting needs as we finalize Nairobi implementation of system.
Lead any accounting / finance specific initiatives related to implementation or integration.


Run monthly P&Ls and B&S reports for Senior Fin Grant Manger / CFO review.
Prepare financial reports and assist in budget preparation and compiles information pertaining to budgets.


Handle Annual External Audit, including preparing any necessary Provided by Client (PBC) schedules and
Liasion with service providers such as banks,, Vita, Paychex, etc.
Represent US in cross organizational policies.
Other accounting and administrative duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Knowledge and Skills

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA preferred.
Minimum 5-6 years related experience, preferably in a non-profit account and/or public account experience.
Flexible and ability to take own initiatives to further develop our processes with attention to detail.
Self-starter and ability to work both independently and in a team.
Strong Excel and analytical skills.
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 accounting systems is highly preferred if not must be super-user of another ERP accounting system.
Experience with Stripe, Paychex, Salesforce and/or similar systems.


This is a full time position. Salary and compensation dependent upon past experience.

Living Goods is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

Our current job openings are displayed on our website, where you can search for open positions and apply directly.  Living Goods does not offer any positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money.  If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend that you do not respond and do not send money or personal information.

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