RAND Corporation
Santa Monica, California (US)
Closing date
Dec 1, 2022

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Job Role
Nonprofit, Research & Development
Contract Type
Full Time
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RAND seeks an Accountant to perform accounting duties to support the financial transactions at RAND. The successful candidate will process the financial transactions related to cash management, revenue recognition (including contribution accounting/tuition). Primary responsibilities will include deposits of checks, creating pdf of check copies to distribute/email to various departments, recording of cash receipts and cash application to AR invoices, account reconciliations, conduct fluctuation analysis and cash reporting, assist in the preparation of management reporting, financial statements and supporting schedules, assist with various audits, as well as various ad hoc projects as needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience and understanding of accounting transactions

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to organize workflow in an efficient manner

  • Research questions and troubleshoot

  • Experience with MS Office,

  • Knowledge of accounting software packages

  • Advance Excel skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Aptitude to perform detailed work with a high degree of accuracy

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience in non-profit accounting

  • Familiarity with charitable giving accounting

  • Experience with Workday ERP


  • Minimum BS/BA in Finance, Business or Accounting

  • Working toward CPA / MBA preferred


  • 1-year minimum experience related to business / accounting required


Santa Monica – This is a hybrid position requiring the Accountant to be in the office 2 days a week.


Equal Opportunity Employer: race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/vet

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