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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location New York - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name NRDC
Contact Name
Telephone 3127807434
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit global environmental organization with more than 1.3 million members and online activists.
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NRDC is seeking an Accountant to work with our Finance and Accounting team in our New York office. This position supports monthly financial reporting and performs month-end closing activities for NRDC and NRDC Action Fund.


 Financial Statements & External Reporting

  • Prepares financial reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assists in preparation of Board reports and 990 schedules.
  • Design reports to streamline current methods of retrieving data and creating reports for accounting processes.

Month End / Year End Close

  • Prepares key month-end and year-end closing journal entries for financial reporting in accordance with GAAP.
  • Performs bank and investment account reconciliations.
  • Assists with annual financial statement audit.
  • Records principal, dividend income, and realized and unrealized gains/ (losses) for investments.


  • Liaises with IT to ensure maximization of financial reporting software.
Required Skills
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field required
  • Detail oriented.
  • Two years of working knowledge of Microsoft Access.
  • Working knowledge of Great Plains Version 9 or up.
  • 5+ years of accounting experience required with 2 years of public accounting experience preferred.  Nonprofit experience a plus.
  • Knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate financial information to non-financial staff.
  • Can do attitude and reliable nature.

NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion.  We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment.  Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please upload a cover letter and resume. No phone calls or faxes please. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Job Location
New York, NY, US.
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