Staff Accountant – Accounts Payable – GLIDE FOUNDATION – San Francisco, CA

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The Staff Accountant – Accounts Payable is the primary team member responsible for full-cycle accounts payable functions including, but not limited to, daily processing of invoices, vendor communications, cash disbursements, new vendor set-up and maintaining accurate accounts payable records.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties can be assigned, and the duties and responsibilities of the job are subject to change without notice.

  • Assign invoices to employees in online bill management and expense system.
  • Audit invoices to confirm accuracy, approvals and completeness of documentation.
  • Review employee expense reports to process weekly reimbursements accurately and timely, and with minimal errors.
  • Review coding for invoices that have gone through approval process and working with staff to correct any errors.
  • Manage requests for payment and review for completeness and compliance with Glide policies and procedures.
  • Posting of all autopay invoices that run through bank account.
  • Management of positive pay uploads.
  • Review and audit of all cash disbursements and uncashed checks.
  • Online bill management and expense system training for all staff on a recurring basis.
  • Month-end closing and select balance sheet accounts reconciliation.
  • Manage and maintain monthly prepaid schedule.
  • Manage credit card expense report submissions accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Assist with accounts receivable (A/R) cash receipt when needed.
  • Calculate and record journal entry accruals.
  • Maintain an orderly invoice filing system.
  • Manage 1099 review, creation, processing and distribution.
  • Understands Accounts Payable policies & procedures and ensures that internal controls and procedures adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Preparation of documentation for any audit request internal and external.
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, attending and actively participating in staff and individual meetings.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and complete special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of standard accounts payable and general accounting policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Knowledge of nonprofit fund accounting.
  • Able to understand and interpret vendor invoices, statements and other requests for payment.
  • Ability to successfully negotiate issues with vendors and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Demonstrates attention to detail. Can prioritize and work on multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and has commitment to completing projects on a timely basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure in a demanding and fast paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and demonstrates sound judgment.
  • Understanding of what comprises confidential issues and materials, consistently acts with discretion and maintains confidential information.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates Cultural Competency. Has the ability to work effectively across cultures. Demonstrates a commitment to learning, communicating and working respectfully with people different from themselves.
  • Commitment to the mission, values and philosophy of Glide.


  • BA degree in Accounting, Business or related field and 3+ years’ related work experience.
  • Previous experience with Concur required.


  • Strong verbal communication skills are required, including the ability to deal with sensitive, emotionally charged situations with tact and diplomacy, make clear verbal and written presentations and respond appropriately to internal and external inquiries.


  • Strong grasp of basic mathematical functions.


  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Experience working with an enterprise accounting software application.
  • Experience working on cloud-based platforms.


The physical demands described here is representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to see details of objects at close range.
  • Ability to hear within normal range, and communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking, including a diverse population.
  • Use standard office equipment and access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Requires physical ability to sit and type on a keyboard for long periods of time and have manual dexterity to operate word processing equipment with skill, speed, and accuracy. Stationed at computer keyboard nearly 100% of working time.
  • Ability to sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour at a time, and come and go from the work area repeatedly throughout the day. Ability to move quickly to address emergency or potentially dangerous situations. Ability to move about the building and the organization as needed.
  • Activities that occur infrequently are: bending, squatting, crouching, kneeling, twisting, reaching straight, above, and below shoulder level with both shoulders individually or at the same time, carrying and lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • This person must take frequent short breaks, integrate stretching into her/his daily duties to avoid musculoskeletal disorders and safely operate equipment.


The work environment described here is representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Fast-paced, frequent interruptions, demanding, social services office environment
  • Noise levels can become loud, chaotic, and distracting depending on situations that arise. Lighting is conducive to completion of work.
  • The employee may be exposed to airborne pathogens.
  • GLIDE’s buildings are located in the Tenderloin. Due to our surroundings, it is important to always be aware of what’s going on around you while walking around the neighborhood.
  • GLIDE maintains an “open door” policy to the community and its clients, who frequently enter and leave the building.

GLIDE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

At GLIDE, all employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, differently-abled people, and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume for immediate consideration. Help us get to know you by including a note about yourself, plus any additional info that might be relevant!

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