Senior Financial Accountant

RSF Social Finance
San Francisco, CA
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RSF Social Finance seeks to hire a full-time Senior Financial Accountant who will be responsible for performing general day-to-day accounting operations, analysis, and reporting. This position focuses on accounting processes, management of accounting operations, internal controls, generally accepted accounting principles, financial reporting and taxation rules, regulations, and appropriate practices. The Senior Financial Accountant communicates with diverse teams of stakeholders, including in-house and out-sourced/remote colleagues/teams.


Support daily, monthly, quarterly and annual accounting processes and reporting as necessary
Research and answer accounting related questions that come up on-site as needed
Provide reporting/support as requested by other departments
Maintain appropriate cash levels in each company, and initiate transfers necessary depending on operational needs
Participate in the upload of transactions to CAM LLC, borrowers’ funds
Reconcile between custody accounts and fund reporting
Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the Accounting Team; provide backup support to other team members as needed
Provide support to Loan Servicing and reconcile loan activities
Properly record purchases and sales of investments and reconcile investments to general ledger
Report writing and analysis
Main backup for regular daily, monthly, annual responsibilities including daily cash reconciliations, month-end close including CAM and cost allocation
Backup for accounts payable which includes
Making necessary phone calls to vendors/staff
Ensure necessary approvals are on invoice/funding/disbursements request and expense reports submitted are complete
Set the wires/print checks as requested
Process lending/ development disbursement request
Active involvement on special projects and additional duties as assigned
Improve, implement, and document procedures and processes

Program Management
Record financial transactions for RSF and its related companies in compliance with applicable legal rules and regulations for an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
Complete GL posting and maintenance (including reconciliation) of all General Ledgers to agreed schedule for production of monthly management and year-end reporting
Record intercompany transactions to ensure accuracy and ensure regular overhead allocation between RSF and its related companies
Assist in the streamlining of accounting process and including a change to new cloud-based software
Support quarter-end statement production process as required

Audit and Tax
Participate in preparation of year-end audit schedules as required
Perform duties as required for successful completion of annual audits and tax filings
Respond to auditor inquiries and IRS inquiries as needed

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Four-year college degree in Accounting from an accredited institution preferred
Minimum of 4 years of experience functioning as an accounting professional
Public Accounting with nonprofit accounting experience a plus
Fluency in oral and written English required
Strong written and oral communication skills
Must be able to accurately prepare and interpret financial data
Demonstrated experience providing direct accounting support in a multi-funded environment
Must have ability to manage chart of accounts
Ability to effectively use Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel required
Thorough knowledge and experience with using accounting software
Basic understanding of Salesforce preferred
Experience with Accounting systems upgrades/changes
Must be able to use the Internet for research and information-gathering
Ability to exercise good judgment, manage time effectively to solve problems, and respond appropriately to changing circumstances and priorities
Ability to work independently, and as part of a team
Commitment to the purpose, values, and operating principles of RSF
Must be able to use a computer for extended periods of time up to eight hours per day
Must be able to frequently communicate orally and by telephone
Must be able to occasionally lift boxes (up to 40 pounds)
Ability to walk up and down stairs
Must be able to work at RSF’s offices during regular office hours as set forth in RSF’s Employee Manual
Must be available to occasionally work outside of regular office hours when needed
Occasional travel for meetings, trainings, or conferences may be required

Compensation & Benefits:
The expected initial salary for this position is expected to be in the mid $70K to mid $80K range.

Other benefits include:

A fulfilling work environment at a supportive and entrepreneurially-driven organization
A competitive compensation package including employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits
Very generous vacation and sick leave benefits plus nine paid holidays per year 403(b) plan with employer-paid contributions after one year of employment
Exposure to innovative ideas, projects, and collaborative staff activities
Access to numerous professional development opportunities

Application Instructions:
Please submit your resume via e-mail to along with a thoughtful cover letter. In the cover letter, please explain why you are interested in the mission, values, and activities of RSF Social Finance. Please also tell us why your skills and experience would make you successful in this role.
In the e-mail subject line, please write “Senior Financial Accountant”.

Please note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls please.

The application deadline is Monday, July 31st.

RSF Social Finance is an equal opportunity employer; candidates representing a diversity of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.