Associate Director of Accounting

Associate Director, Accounting


Full time – Based in a U.S. Hub Office (See below)
Starting Salary Range: See below for details
Who We Are:

When you work for Moishe House (pronounced moy-shuh), you become a part of something BIG: a global nonprofit that builds peer-led Jewish communities for young adults around the world! Founded in 2006, Moishe House funds, trains, and educates young adults to create pluralistic, inclusive, and welcoming Jewish communities as House ResidentsMHWOW HostsPeer-Led-Retreat Facilitators, and in our Bases. To date, there are more than 150 Moishe House communities in over 30 countries, and we’re still growing!

Moishe House is seeking an Associate Director, Accounting to manage our accounting department and supporting day to day accounting activities such as month-end close activities, and maintaining accounting records such as payroll, ledger accounts, shared cost allocations, and the balance sheet of the organization. This position reports to the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, based in a Moishe House Hub Office, with preference for Encinitas, CA.

All voices are needed at Moishe House. Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. People who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color (BIPOC) and historically marginalized groups, including, People with Disabilities, People from the LGBTQ+ communities are all encouraged to apply for our open positions!

We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish. We recognize we have a ways to go and a lot to learn.

Who You Are and What You’ll Do:
  • You believe in our mission and bring creativity, innovation, and hard work to our team
  • You have a passion for serving others, place high value in being part of a strong team, and want to be part of a dynamic, inspirational organization
  • You’ll play a key role in managing our accounting process, including:
    • Overseeing and managing the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and taxes
    • Helping with quarterly and year-end financial audit activities and the annual corporate financial controls audit
    • Assessing current departmental and organizational practices and procedures, and making recommendations for improvements
    • Preparing, reviewing, and analyzing financial statements to ensure accuracy and completeness
    • Performing ad hoc analysis and projects as requested
    • Supervising and/or managing general ledger accounting functions
    • Providing direct supervision, training, development, coaching, and performance management for Accounting staff, and maintaining strong employee relationships
    • Working with external auditors to ensure correct and timely closing and reporting at year-end
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; four years’ additional accounting or finance full-time work experience may be substituted for the degree
  • You have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant full-time professional experience with progressive responsibilities performing accounting functions, preferably in a lead or supervisory role
  • You have thorough knowledge of SageIntacct accounting software and U.S. GAAP
  • You demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all level of an organization
  • You possess leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results
  • You have knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques
  • You demonstrate advanced-level proficiency with Microsoft Office (specifically Excel), Google Suite, and other office management tools
  • You have the ability to multitask and monitor several projects at all times, to work well under pressure, to manage time effectively, and to work across various teams and time zones
  • You embrace and effectively demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
  • You are eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship
The Fine Print:

The Associate Director, Accounting is a full-time, year-round position, and requires weekday office hours to complete job requirements. This position works in one of our U.S. hub offices (Encinitas, Chicago, New York City, Washington, D.C., or Charlotte). This position is supervised by the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer.

Beginning in early 2022, we’re excited to be returning to a hybrid work schedule at our Hub Offices, where employees can choose to work remotely 2 days per week and collaborate in-person with coworkers the rest of the week (Wednesday will be a day we are all in the office together!).

Employees will receive prior notice in advance of starting this new schedule.  Moishe House requires “full vaccination” for all staff to travel, work in offices, and participate in any Moishe House group gatherings. We use the CDC’s definition of “full vaccination” as the standard, with variations based on country as needed.

How Moishe House Takes Care of You:
  • Healthcare: Health, vision, dental, and mental health benefits ($0 employee contribution option available)
  • Time off: 15 days paid time off (used as needed for personal, vacation, and sick days) per year that increases with continued employment (additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance) PLUS office closures and up to 7 floating holidays for Jewish and US holidays
  • 401(k): up to 3% matching after one year of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Quarterly paid day of service to give back to your community
  • Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
  • Company discounts on flights, hotels, sporting events, concerts amusement parks, gyms, and more through Plum Benefits
  • Schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle
  • Opportunity to work in one of our Moishe House Hub Offices (Encinitas, Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., or Charlotte)!
How Moishe House Pays You:
  • Moishe House’s starting salary ranges are based on education, experience, location, and skillset required for each role
  • Starting salary range for this position:
    • Charlotte, NC: $60,000-$65,000/year
    • Chicago, IL or Encinitas, CA: $64,000-$68,000/year
    • NYC or DC: $70,000-$73,000/year
  • Annual merit-based salary increase
How Moishe House Invests in You:
  • $1,0000 USD annual professional development fund
  • One-on-one Jewish learning with an educator of your choice
  • Local professional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement through career path planning
Possible Steps in Our Hiring Process: 

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Send us your resume and cover letter, and you’ll hear back from us!

Video interview using a web-based platform Skills assessment and interview(s) with the hiring manager(s) We’ll check your references to hear about your past experience Get an offer letter, sign it, start your Moishe House journey!
How to Apply:

Please email all of the following items to with “Associate Director, Accounting” with your first and last name AND preferred location IN THE SUBJECT LINE:

  • Cover letter – Tell us your story and why Moishe House!
  • Resume – Start Date/End Date (in month/year format) for each position you’ve held, providing information on gaps in employment.

Moishe House is a dynamic organization that recognizes and supports individuals from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer-related or HIV/AIDS-related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.