Sagamore Institute

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Staff Accountant | Job Description

Sagamore builds and implements solutions to society’s biggest problems. Through research, consulting, and impact investing, we fight for a society uplifted by heartland policy innovation, business solutions, and citizen engagement. To learn more, visit our website.

We are seeking a Staff Accountant to assist the CFO in maintaining Sagamore’s financial processes by performing day-to-day accounting and data management functions. Interested candidates should be process-oriented problem solvers that are motivated to make a difference, demonstrating excellence, humility, and grit in their personal and/or professional experiences.

Position Title: Staff Accountant
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Location: Indianapolis, IN (Sagamore Headquarters Office)

Job Functions: The Staff Accountant is required to perform a range of duties, including:

Accounting Duties:
• Assist with daily finance activities such as cash receipts, cash disbursements, and A/R
• Learn Intacct financial database, create management reports, and perform daily batch entry
• Monitor Sagamore’s bank accounts and assist with credit card, wire, ACH, and stock gifts
• Oversee Sagamore’s donation and payment processes, including entering contributions in
Salesforce, verifying entries, and generating receipts
• Document and create work papers in accordance with audit specifications
• Reconcile credit card statements

Organizational Support:
• Review and improve procedures for the finance team and work across departments to meet
the accounting and data needs of the organization
• Assist with semi-monthly payroll, document HR policies, and handle all aspects of the hiring
and termination process in partnership with our PEO
• Ensure proper documentation of grants/contracts and work with project leads to ensure
proper reporting

Job Qualifications and Requirements:
• Accounting Degree
• Experience with the following preferred: Intacct, Salesforce
• Good communication, administrative, and organizational skills
• Self-starter with an ability to prioritize tasks and implement solutions

Compensation and Benefits: Sagamore Institute offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including base salary, 401k, health, life, dental and disability insurance benefits.


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