Financial Accountant

Friends of the Arava Institute

Posted: 2/7/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Finance/Accounting

Primary domain: Environment

City: Newton

Postal code: 02459

State: Massachusetts

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$1M - $3M


Mission statement:

The mission of the Friends of the Arava Institute is to support the critical work of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies through public awareness, student recruitment and fundraising campaigns. 

Position Details:

Job Description:

Friends of the Arava Institute helps fund climate change initiatives and environmental sustainability while building bridges toward conflict resolution and peace in the Middle East. We’re looking for a full time financial accountant who wants to gain hands-on experience across the accounting and financial disciplines. Please contact us if you have 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience and enjoy the challenge of finding solutions to accounting, finance, and spreadsheet problems in a fast-paced environment.

Working with the Director of Finance and Administration, you’ll be responsible for all general ledger functions from recording transactions to reconciliations and report preparation. You’ll help upgrade our systems and procedures in support of our strategic growth plan. Quickbooks and not-for-profit accounting experience will help you get up to speed more quickly.

We’re a small yet surprisingly interesting organization offering meaningful work with opportunities for skill building, professional growth, and personal satisfaction. We are supportive of employees and their outside interests, and we foster a culture of flexibility because we believe that happy employees are productive employees.


3-5 years of progressive accounting experience 

Quickbooks and not-for-profit accounting experience are helpful


Health insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 403(b) plan


Less than $60k

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] 


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