Senior Accountant

Full Time 


The Simon Wiesenthal Center, Inc., a global human rights organization, is seeking a full-time Accountant.

In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the month-end close, bank reconciliations, general ledger account reconciliations, fixed assets, inventory, and sales tax remittance. The role requires experience with month-end close, proficiency in MS Word and Excel, and the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, attention to detail, a “will-do” attitude, and be enthusiastic and personable.


  • Prepare bank and general ledger account reconciliations. Ensure transactions are accurately recorded and tied to bank statements and the general ledger account. 
  • Assist the Accounting team with completion of month-end close procedures, accruals, and journal entries 
  • File State of California sales tax monthly and quarterly reports and calculate sales tax due 
  • Maintain fixed asset schedules and depreciate fixed assets at year-end 
  • Maintain inventory schedules and prepare journal entries as needed 
  • Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential 
  • Accomplish the Accounting department and organization’s mission by completing tasks and special projects as assigned 
  • Other duties as assigned by the VP/Controller & Principal Accounting Officer


  • At least 2 years of experience in accounting functions and knowledge of GAAP 
  • Non-profit experience a plus 
  • Highly detail-oriented 
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Must be a team player with excellent organizational, analytical and time-management skills 
  • Ability to partner effectively with other departments to achieve desired results 
  • Collaborative, positive, solutions driven with desire to work in a fast-paced work environment

Computer literate: Mandatory proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, ability & willingness to learn proprietary custom software program

This is an in-person/onsite, full-time; Monday-Friday

Salaried exempt position; Salary range $75,000-$90,000; Generous benefits package included.

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply: Please email cover letter and resume to with the subject line “Senior Staff Accountant.” No phone calls please.