Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) engages and empowers the public through investigative journalism and groundbreaking storytelling that sparks action, improves lives, and protects our democracy. The Reveal website, public radio program, podcast and social media platforms are where we publish our multiplatform work. We are regularly recognized for our excellence, creativity, and impact.

Job Description

Reveal is in search of a full-time Staff Accountant to support our financial operations. The Accountant is primarily responsible for supporting the Director of Finance in the execution of Reveal’s day-to-day financial management tasks and responsibilities by processing payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and assisting with month-end close. Our ideal candidate will have a high attention to detail, excellent customer service skills, and comfort using technologies in a primarily digital environment.  

 Responsibilities include: 

  • Manage and process payroll using Paychex, including ensuring tax reporting and payments for multiple states, and sick and vacation accruals, and 403b
  • Manage all accounts payable, using for invoice processing and payments
  • Process travel and other expense reimbursements using Expensify
  • Manage accounts receivable and maintain grants schedule with Development staff
  • Process deposits and cash receipts and all accounts receivable transactions
  • Prepare use and sales tax quarterly returns
  • Prepare monthly financial reports
  • Prepare journal entries for review by the Director of Finance
  • Heavy interaction with internal and external stakeholders; tact and diplomacy skills are valued
  • Review and investigate errors and inconsistencies in the financial entries 
  • With support from Director of Finance, ensure donor restriction compliance on philanthropic funds
  • Participate in the preparation of internal and external audit materials
  • Assist the Director of Finance with special projects
  • Understand revenue recognition

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 3+ years nonprofit experience is required
  • Ability to thrive in a remote work environment
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online, Expensify and is required
  • Experience in managing and processing payroll, experience with Paychex a plus
  • Familiarity with Slack and Google Suite is required
  • Detail-oriented, analytical, responsible and self-motivated, and able to multi-task and problem solve

This describes everything we are looking for. Our organization is successful because of the sum of its parts – we recognize that no one person will be equally strong in every area and that some candidates will bring other strengths or experiences that we haven’t described here. If you are passionate about our work and have a vision to share with us, please apply. We will carefully consider every serious applicant. CIR has a strong commitment to diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will develop a diverse candidate pool for this position.

This position is a full-time position with benefits. Reveal offers a generous compensation package that currently includes:

  • 100% coverage of health, dental and vision insurance for employees, 50% for dependents
  • Retirement benefits, including employer matching contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly phone and internet reimbursement
  • 15 paid vacation days, and 11 paid holidays
  • Annual office closure between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Opportunity for sabbatical leave

Our staff is currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic; we will only consider candidates who are based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and are able to work on-site when it is safe for our office to reopen. Although our office is currently closed, some tasks for this position will require minimal in-person activities (e.g., picking up mail and dropping off checks at the bank) using proper safety procedures.

Salary range for this position is $70,000–$80,000.

Please use this link to apply.