Access Now is hiring an
The Organization and Role
About Access Now
Access Now is a growing international human rights organization dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world, including issues of privacy, security, freedom of expression, and transparency. Our policy, advocacy, technology, and operations teams have staff presences in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East/North Africa (MENA), North America, and South/Southeast Asia, to provide global support to our mission.
About this role
The Accountant provides professional support to Access Now’s global Finance Team, by maintaining correct and compliant records for Access Now’s financial transactions, according to US-based Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Accountant works to continually improve internal financial controls across the Organization.
The Accountant reports through the Accounting Manager, in close consultation with the global Director - Finance. The Accountant works closely with others across the Finance Team - and with the broader Operations Arm, encompassing development, finance, human resources, and security functions - for strong fiscal management practices.
What you will do
The Accountant functions in a highly-detailed and fast-paced environment, using sound initiative at all times.
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Skills, education, and mindset you will bring
This is a full-time position. While there is preference for candidates in New York, NY or Washington, DC, there is openness for qualified individuals to work from other locations. The successful candidate must possess the right to work in the location in which they will be based. At this time most Access Now Team Members are working through hybrid office arrangements, combining remote at-home work with intermittent use of offices and/or co-working spaces.
Access Now offers competitive compensation and benefits packages that align competitively with locations and regions around the world. Location-specific examples of initial placement within the salary range for this role include:
Benefits for this specific role are tied to the location, and will vary. Regardless of location, all Team Members benefit from a strong global culture aligned around:
Work-life balance...including a generous paid time-off program between 36 and 40 days annually
Paid health care insurance coverage
Professional development and growth opportunities
Extensive workplace flexibility
Organizational resilience and support for all team members, including paid family leave and employee assistance programs
Connection to a diverse, global team of passionate, principled professionals
Opportunities to recharge (including one month of paid refresher leave after 4 years)
How to Apply
Please submit the following documents by 2 May 2023:
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We are a global human rights organization committed to inclusivity and equity, and seek the most talented team members who bring their true selves, with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences. We are interested in receiving applications from people who consider themselves as under-represented in their talent communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Our commitment applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.