Lincoln Community Foundation’s (LCF) purpose is to inspire our community to give, act, and lead so that everyone in Lincoln has an opportunity to thrive. In service of this mission, LCF partners with individuals and institutions to support and facilitate their generosity. Currently LCF has nearly 1,300 funds, and over 400 planned gifts, each of which represents a unique partnership where LCF is committed to the donor’s unique charitable passions and intentions. These include actively managed funds, with donors making grant distribution decisions, and permanently or temporarily endowed funds, with LCF managing the grants process based on the donor’s specific instructions. No matter a donor’s passion or financial capacity, LCF has something for everyone. LCF has charitable assets of approximately $200 million, receives approximately $25 million in contributions annually, and awards approximately $23 million in grants annually.
Reports To: VP, Finance and Operations
Status: Full‐time exempt position
LCF is hiring an Staff Accountant to serve as a member of the Finance and Operations team. The Finance and Operations team is responsible for accepting financial contributions, disbursing grants, fund accounting, investment oversight, and reporting for all LCF charitable and operating activities.
The Staff Accountant serves as a key member of the Finance and Operations team and LCF’s purpose. The Staff Accountant role focuses on executing grant payments on behalf of LCF and its donors, accounts payable, review of contributed gifts, select fund management, and data analysis. This position will assist the Vice President for Finance, Senior Accounting Manager, and Vice President for Community Outreach as needed.
Bachelors degree or an associates degree combined with equivalent work experience; knowledge in accounts payable and receivable preferred; strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (especially Excel); experience with fundraising software preferred; good oral and written communication skills; willingness to learn and grow responsibilities; excellent problem-solving skills; highly organized and ability to meet deadlines; attentive to detail, quality and accuracy; ability to interrelate with wide variety of people.
Every staff employed by the Foundation is expected to possess:
A resume and cover letter can be submitted to Scott Lawson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lincoln Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. There is no discrimination with regard to hiring, assignments, promotion or other conditions of staff employment because of race, creed, color, religion, veteran status, national origin, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation or a disability not pertinent to the assigned job.