Reports to: Martrice Caldwell, Director of Accounting – National
Start Date: July/August 2017
Location: Chicago, IL
Position Filled By: July/August 2017
In 1970, 6% of students from low-income communities completed college. Today, that number is a mere 9%. Anchored in this belief, we have one goal: college graduation. Period. At OneGoal, we believe we must move the needle on this most critical challenge facing our nation especially given it is solvable. We believe all students have what it takes to earn a college degree, and should have a real opportunity to fulfill their potential. Our Staff Accountant will join a national movement changing the trajectory for our country’s most underserved youth during a unique window in time:
You believe – and your work has demonstrated your belief – that all students can earn a college degree and the life that comes with it. The Staff Accountant is a member of the Finance and Operations team, which is charged with building and managing the systems, processes and policies necessary to become a scalable, sustainable, and enduring organization over the next five years.
As the Staff Accountant, your mission is to maintain the day-to-day accounting of the organization. Your primary responsibilities will include:
Though the Staff Accountant is likely to see himself/herself/themselves in the following examples, these are not requirements. These examples are designed to help you determine if this opportunity aligns with your own passion and purpose.
You are detail oriented.
You communicate well.
You are highly organized and you adapt to change well.
Guided by a clear set of core values and beliefs, you will join an impressive group of more than 100 OneGoal staff across the country who believe in the untapped potential within students. The OneGoal team challenges themselves and others to regularly ask, “Is there a better way?”
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which provides individual professional development funds, retirement matching, generous paid vacation time and sick time off, a culture that supports sustainable work habits, and an Annual Staff Retreat.
You believe in an inclusive and culturally competent society and the essence of our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that in order to create the change we seek, each person we hire brings a remarkable and diverse set of experiences, skills and characteristics that individually and collectively, will contribute to the radical change needed to move us towards a more equitable and just nation.
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OneGoal is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood.