Senior Accountant

Oakland, California, United States · Accounting

Description

The Kapor Center is a family of innovative and groundbreaking organizations that pursue innovative strategies to leverage capital and technology for positive, progressive impact. We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to help oversee general accounting operations by verifying and reconciling our financial transactions.

Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures, and reconciling balance sheet accounts.

The Kapor Center encompasses a private foundation, a for-profit investment partnership, and a non-profit 501(c)(3), plus supporting corporate entities. As a result, the work spans multiple platforms and strategies, and is organized into the following core areas:

Kapor Center -- Diversifying Tech

Through the development of innovative partnerships, programs, and cross-sector forums, Kapor Center is working to increase the presence and viability of underrepresented people of color and women of all backgrounds in the tech sector as producers, entrepreneurs, financiers, and thought leaders.

Kapor Center oversees a unique community space which includes meeting space for mission-aligned organizations and companies, office space for the center’s staff and partners and a restaurant. Our new building allows for close collaboration between Kapor Center’s many different programs and its community partners, all of which are dedicated to the empowerment of low-income and underrepresented communities.

Kapor Capital -- Venture Capital for Social Impact

Kapor Capital is our venture capital investment arm. We invest in seed stage tech startups that generate both economic returns and positive social impact. We believe investing in a diverse population of entrepreneurs is a strategic advantage for an investor. Examples of our investment portfolio can be seen at www.kaporcapital.com.

SMASH -- STEM Education for All

SMASH is a signature initiative of the Kapor Center, committed to eliminating the barriers faced by underrepresented people of color in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and fostering their untapped talent for the advancement of our nation. SMASH operates as a separate 501(c)(3) and is supported administratively by the Kapor Center.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to help oversee general accounting operations by verifying and reconciling our financial transactions.

Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures, and reconciling balance sheet accounts.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

Requirements

Qualifications & Skills (including preferred):

Personal Attributes and Characteristics:


Ideal candidates will also demonstrate the following:

A desire to work and grow in a fast-paced and fun environment.

Benefits

The Kapor Center provides competitive compensation commensurate with experience, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, basic life and disability insurance, 401K, paid time off, holiday benefits and more. The Kapor Center office is located in the uptown district of Oakland, with excellent access to public transportation.

To Apply

Please apply with your cover letter and resume. The Kapor Center is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants.

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