Senior Accountant

About Trout Unlimited

Today, Trout Unlimited is a national organization with more than 155,000 volunteers organized into about 400 chapters nationwide. These dedicated volunteers are paired with a respected staff of organizers, lawyers, policy experts and scientists, who work out of more than 30 offices. Our mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.

Position Summary

This position will assist the Controller with month end account reconciliations and higher level tasks of the accounting department. Review bank account and general ledger account reconciliations. Create procedures documentation. Reconcile accounting records to donor database. Manage the accounts payable process. Assist with posting billings to grant expenditures.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review reconciliations of cash, investment accounts and line of credit
  • Review AP vouchers, credit card reconciliations, and electronic payments
  • Research deposits when necessary and apply cash receipts to appropriate AR invoices
  • Perform analyses of prepaid expenses, deposits, and other general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile GL to donor database
  • Assist with accounts receivables invoicing
  • Prepare monthly fixed asset depreciation entry and maintain fixed asset schedule
  • Assists Controller with monitoring balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare property tax returns and file sales tax returns
  • Ensure all state and corporate filings are up to date
  • Create procedures documentation
  • Assist Controller with annual audit, form 990 preparation; and special projects as assigned


  • Minimum education: Bachelor Degree in accounting or related field
  • 5 years of experience in nonprofit accounting
  • CPA a plus
  • Experience with Federal grants and regulations preferred
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to manage large sets of data and multiple requests from staff
  • Excellent communication skills; customer service is a must
  • Discrete, confidential, team player
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft SL
  • Computer literacy: Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, pivot tables a plus
  • Able to meet strict deadlines and work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working in a fast paced, ever changing environment.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirement and 3 professional references to Vivie Yen at Open until filled. Cover letters without salary requirements will not be considered. No phone calls please.

This is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.

Please fill out this voluntary form and submit it as an attachment to this email address.

TU is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer pursuant to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act & Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistant Act.

TU hires staff without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.


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