Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable






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About Trevor

The Trevor Project is the leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people.  We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text, and chat.  We also operate the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth, and run innovative research, education, and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for over 20 years.

Please note: Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Role: Staff Accountant, AP

Reports to: Accounting Manager, AP

Location: This role will be remote in the continental US, Alaska, or Hawaii

Level: Associate

Supervisory Role: No


Location: This role will be remote in the continental US, Alaska, or Hawaii

Status: Full Time

Schedule: 9:00am-6:00pm local time

Collective Bargaining Unit? Yes 

Salary: $31/hour

Applications for this position must be received by 5pm EST, Monday, September 18, 2023.

This is a union position. The Trevor Project recently voluntarily recognized The Communications Workers of America (CWA) as the representative of certain employees for collective bargaining purposes, and this position is in the bargaining unit. The Trevor Project is currently negotiating the first collective bargaining agreement with the union that will cover the terms and conditions of employment for this position

Overview of the role

Every day, and in every role, our staff contribute to our critical mission of ending suicide among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people.

This role will assist with day-to-day tasks related to the cash disbursement cycle, supporting the organization during the institutional audit period and in implementing our accounting policies and procedures.  You’ll ensure that our practices are aligned with our policies and GAAP, including the creation and maintenance of vendor profiles, tax forms, transaction documentation, expense report reviews, and disbursements.

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, you will also assist with financial system support from staff, developing a document retention system, and other relevant tasks, duties, or special projects as assigned.

Who You Are

  • Demonstrated experience working in the Accounts Payable field. 
  • Communicator: Demonstrated ability to articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to audiences inside and outside of the organization.
  • Focused on Service Delivery and Adaptability: Demonstrates a commitment to outstanding internal and external service to our colleagues, the individuals we serve, our donors, and those with whom we collaborate and communicate.
  • Mission and Culture Aligned: Demonstrates awareness and support for The Trevor Project’s mission and vision: to end suicide and address mental health crises in the LGBTQ youth community, and create a world where all LGBTQ young people see a bright future for themselves.

What You’ll Do

  • Collect and maintain W8 and W9 Forms
  • Create vendor profiles in the accounting system 
  • Maintain vendor master records and ensure accuracy of information
  • Assist in preparing and submitting 1099 Forms
  • Perform first-level reviews of financial documents and ensure adherence with Trevor’s approval policies
  • Record transactions in the accounting system based on financial documents 
  • Perform first level reviews of employee expense reports and ensure adherence with Trevor’s approval policies
  • Maintain Accounts Payable Aging Report/ Schedule
  • Run various reports to timely identify uncategorized and unapproved transactions
  • Reconcile Accounts Payable balances between various accounting systems
  • Reconcile Credit Card and Employee Payables Accounts
  • Assist in implementing internal control procedures related to the disbursement cycle
  • Assist Accounting Manager in day-to-day accounting activities
  • Participate in troubleshooting of various accounting modules/systems when needed 
  • Assist with establishing a document retention system
  • Support in preparing samples for annual institutional audit
  • Other relevant tasks, duties, or special projects as assigned

$31 – $31 an hour

Why Trevor?

A career that truly makes a difference in the lives of LGBTQ young people–every single day

Comprehensive health insurance, including plan coverage for various gender affirmation care (and we pay 100% of your employee contribution premiums for medical, dental, vision, AND basic life insurance)

Flexible Spending Accounts

Employee Assistance Program to  help with confidential emotional support, work life solutions, financial solutions, legal assistance, or online support

403(b) Retirement Plan with the flexibility of pre-tax or Roth contributions, accompanied by a 3% contribution match. With Guided Portfolio Services or Do It Myself investment options, you’re empowered to take control of your secure financial future.

Generous vacation and 12 paid holidays (one of our holidays is Harvey Milk Day!) plus two floating holidays , and three half-day Fridays during the summer

Pet insurance 

Remote work from the continental US, Alaska, or Hawaii (we provide the technology, a monthly internet reimbursement, and a reimbursement to outfit your work-from-home space!)

Professional and Learning Development Trainings/Education: including a professional subscription to LinkedIn Learning, providing access to more than 13,000 high quality on-demand courses.

Online Subscription to Headspace, a digital mindfulness and meditation platform