Position:

Accounting and Administrative Specialist

Reports to: CEO
FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervisory Responsibility: No

THE SEQUOIA PROJECT SUMMARY:

The Sequoia Project is a non-profit with a public mission to advance secure nationwide health data exchange to improve the health and welfare of Americans.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Accounting and Administrative Specialist oversees and executes the day-to-day operations of The Sequoia Project’s Accounting, Payroll, and Human Resources functions, as well as provides support for the day-to-day business operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs moderately complex account support, which includes but is not limited to managing payroll, accounts receivable (AR), and accounts payable (AP) in coordination with an outsourced accounting firm
  • Serves as a primary point of contact for staff for payroll and HR-related questions, and acts as a hub between the organization and third-party entities (benefits brokers, outsourced accounting, etc.)
  • Coordinates preparation and reporting of the annual budget and provides supporting information needed for the annual financial audit
  • Ensures timesheets are approved and processed, and administers and tracks PTO
  • With assistance, coordinates and administers Human Resource-related processes such as on-boarding and off-boarding of staff, facilitating the performance review process, and benefits enrollment

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES:

  • General understanding of accounting and finance principles
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required, and experience with Salesforce.com, ADP and Intact accounting software desired
  • Ability and willingness to work flexibly and proactively in a growing non­profit environment
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, teamwork and time management skills
  • Excellent communication, analytical and mathematical skills

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in business operations management with at least 3 years of accounting/payroll experience. The payroll experience may be waived in lieu of other related experience as long as the candidate is willing to attain that knowledge.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time to include typing and working on a computer monitor as well as standing or sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift 15 to 20 lbs.

 

To apply for this position, please send your resume with a note which position you are interested in to HR@sequoiaproject.org.