Finance Associate

Brooklyn, New York
Dec 17, 2018
Jan 16, 2019
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Position Type
Full Time

Position Location: Brooklyn, NY

About CPD + CPDA

The Center for Popular Democracy promotes equity, opportunity, and a dynamic democracy in partnership with innovative base-building organizations, organizing networks and alliances, and progressive unions across the country. We currently work with more than 53 affiliates and partners across 131 cities in 34 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. and build the strength and capacity of democratic organizations to envision and advance a pro-worker, pro-immigrant, racial and economic justice agenda. CPD is a rapidly-expanding, changing organization that partners with organizations across the country to build political power and win tangible victories that improve the lives of low-wage workers, immigrants, and communities of color.

About the Position:

The Center for Popular Democracy/CPD Action (CPD/CPDA) is seeking a Finance Associate to provide support to a variety of finance systems and operations. The Finance Associate will report to the Director of Finance. This role requires great attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize in a fast-moving and complex organization.  

Primary Responsibilities

The Finance Associate will:

  • Support and administer key systems for financial record keeping

  • Review payment requests and expense reports to ensure proper coding and documentation

  • Book bank activity

  • Create invoices

  • Assist in organizational financial reporting, year-end audit and tax preparation, and otherwise support the Finance Team as needed

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to social, racial, and economic justice

  • At least one year of experience in a finance role or an accounting department, preferably in a nonprofit environment

  • Ability to both take direction and independently problem solve when needed

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Comfort using different programs and systems, and a preference for familiarity with Concur, Intacct, Adaptive Insights and/or Salesforce.

CPD/A is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and actively recruits people of color, women, individuals with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ community.

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