We’re Hiring!

Join the Community Foundation of Louisville team connecting donors, nonprofits, and civic partners to create lasting impact in our community. We are hiring an Accounting Associate to serve as an integral part of our Finance, Investment & Operations team. Please refer to the position description below for more information.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to our HR & Operations Associate, Kitty Gruber at kittyg@cflouisville.org by November 9, 2020.

TITLE: Accounting Associate
REPORTS TO: Controller
DEPARTMENT: Finance, Investment, and Operations
STATUS: Full-time, Exempt
UPDATED: March 3, 2020

Nature of Work
The Accounting Associate provides oversight and management of financial information through analyzing and reconciling accounts. An outstanding commitment to accuracy and detail is a must, together with a proactive, flexible, team-oriented and collaborative work style.

Essential Duties

  • Prepare and analyze investment account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare and analyze operations account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Oversee and manage allocation of investment performance to donor funds.
  • Provide reports as needed to staff, donors and nonprofits.
  • Provide monthly reports to fiscal sponsorships.
  • Prepare quarterly donor statements.
  • Provide annual audit support.
  • Manage general operating ledger accounts, including, but not limited to, processing Foundation’s accounts payable, life income distributions, select program distributions, reconciliations of accounts and fixed assets.
  • Prepare quarterly reporting to affiliates.
  • Provide support for preparation of annual 1099 reports.
  • Draft minutes for Finance & Audit Committee and Investment Committee meetings.
  • Oversee organization of records maintained by the Finance Investment and Operations Team.
  • Other assignments and special projects as assigned by the Controller.

Knowledge, Skills and Talent

  • Effective oral and written communication skills to interact with a broad spectrum of constituencies, including donors, community leaders, nonprofit representatives, Foundation board members and staff members.
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly word processing, spreadsheets and financial database
    management (iPhi experience a plus) required.
  • 10-key adding machine or calculator skills desired.
  • Ability to follow tasks through to completion within the timelines set for each project/task required.
  • Strong analytic, problem-solving and strategic thinking skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent accounting work experience or formal training
  • Previous experience in a professional work environment desired.
  • Professional in manner and appearance.
  • Personal and professional integrity.
  • A commitment to the mission and values of the Foundation.
  • Welcomes organizational growth and change.

Physical Requirements
This position may require the ability to lift objects of at least 20 pounds in weight. Job duties require approximately 75% sitting/typing and 25% standing/walking. Physical requirements will vary depending upon the specific duties to be accomplished. In addition, it is a requirement of this position that the successful candidate be able to maintain a physical presence in the Louisville headquarters offices regularly and consistently and for the full regular work week. Attendance may be required at special events during normal working hours or outside the normal work week.

The position is an administrative, full-time, exempt staff assignment and will be eligible to participate in the Foundation’s Employee Health and Benefits Plans as set forth in the Foundation’s personnel policies. Compensation will be commensurate with skill level and experience.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to our HR & Operations Associate, Kitty Gruber at kittyg@cflouisville.org by November 9, 2020.

The Community Foundation of Louisville is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a culture that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion. There is no discrimination with regard to hiring, assignment, promotion, or other conditions of staff employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other legally protected classification.