The Organization and Role
About Access Now
Access Now is an international human rights organization dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world, around issues of privacy, security, freedom of expression, and transparency. Our policy, advocacy, technology, grants, and operations teams have staff presences in Europe, Latin America, Middle East/North Africa (MENA), North America, and South/Southeast Asia, to provide global support to our mission.
About the Role
Supporting our global Operations Team, the Bookkeeper maintains correct and compliant records for Access Now’s financial transactions, according to US-based Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and works to continually improve internal financial controls across the organization. The role functions in a highly-detailed and fast-paced environment, using sound initiative at all times.
This position reports through the Senior Accountant, works in close consultation with the Financial Controller, and aligns under the Director of Finance. The Bookkeeper works closely with the Operations Team in the fiscal management of the organization.
What You Will Do
Skills, Education, and Mindset that You Bring
This is a full-time position, ideally aligned with either our New York City (Manhattan) or Washington, DC-metro area presences, with ability to attend occasional in-person meetings. At this time US-based Access Now Team Members are working in a hybrid remote/office environment. The successful candidate must have the legal right-to-work in the location in which they will be based. We are unable to sponsor visas or relocations for this role.
Access Now offers competitive salary - commensurate with experience - and benefits packages that align with our office localities. Initial placement within the salary range for this role is anticipated between $50,000 and $55,000 USD annually, and will be determined by depth of experience and preparation. Benefits for this specific role, include, paid healthcare - medical, dental, and vision - insurance, as well as access to a 401k retirement savings program match. Team Members also benefit from a strong global culture aligned around:
How to Apply
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We are a global human rights organization committed to inclusivity and equity, and seek the most talented team members who bring their true selves, with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Our commitment applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.
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