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Organization Name:
Edward Charles Foundation
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Beverly Hills, California
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Tax Accountant & Asst. Dir of Philanthropic Affairs

                                    269 South Beverly Drive

                                    Suite # 338

                                    Beverly Hills, CA, 90212

                                    Tel  (310) 557-0804

                                    Fax (213) 947-4948






Job Description



Job Title: Senior Tax Accountant & Asst. Dir. Of  Philanthropic Affairs

Reports to: Director of Accounting & Client Impact

Indirect Reports: Chairman of the Board & Senior Legal Counsel, Director of Sports and Entertainment, Director of Philanthropic Impact

Position: Full time/ salaried staff position




Organization Description


Edward Charles Foundation (ECF) is a boutique 501c3 fiscal sponsor umbrella that runs over seventy (70) charitable initiatives around the world for its exclusive celebrity and affluent clientele who are solving some of the world’s biggest problems.



Position Summary


While this position is heavy on the accounting responsibilities, this is an incredible entrée into the philanthropic world for those who are looking to transition into more management level positions within the charity and foundation world down the road.


You will be learning (from a best in class team) about philanthropic strategy & impact, legalities and charitable fundraising.


This is a fast-paced, fun environment for someone who really wants to engage.


It will take someone who has the core competencies of nonprofit accounting, reconciliations and reporting.



Core Competencies


  • Accrual based accounting principles.
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts.
  • and payables.
  • Journal Entries
  • Creating and Maintaining Chart of Accounts
  • Nonprofit accounting principles
  • Able to generate financial reports such as profit and loss, statement of activities, balance sheet
  • 1099 vendor reports, schedule of contributors
  • 990 and other tax form preparation
  • Payroll entries
  • Handle creating invoices and receiving payments in accounting software
  • Handling checks for deposit
  • Credit card reconciliations
  • Creating sub-accounts for “new clients”
  • Able to help a lay person understand a financial report.
  • Audit trail.
  • Issue charitable receipts.
  • Work with outside CPA’s and other advisors at times.






  • Loves being on time.
  • Great at organizing.
  • Likes explaining financial reports to “lay people”.
  • Likes a team environment.
  • Doesn’t take themselves too seriously.
  • Good at reporting and interacts well with other professionals such as lawyers, CPA’s and financial professionals.
  • Wants to learn how to about doing good, philanthropy and having an impact.




  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Credit card reconciliations.
  • Weekly wires, check writing and maintain digital paper trail.
  • Set up of new clients.
  • Weekly invoices created to be reviewed by Dir. Of Accounting.
  • Deposits
  • Generating monthly financial reports for review by Director of Accounting and Chairman.
  • Set up independent contracts, w9 and Monthly 1099 reports for Chair and Dir. Of Accounting.
  • Set up payroll for new employees and coordinate with out outside payroll company.
  • Utilize for payables.
  • Understand reporting requirements for 501c3 organizations.
  • Prepare 990
  • Professional communication with clients.
  • Setting up new clients in Xero accounting software.
  • Like to research things in real time for client questions and respond quickly and professionally.



Education and Experience


  • B.S. from 4 year institution
  • Excel
  • CPA, a plus
  • IRS Form 990 Preparation, a major plus
  • LLM in Tax, a plus
  • Nonprofit Accounting
  • 3 years or more experience in nonprofit world
  • Budgeting and/ or forecasting, a plus.


Application and Instructions


Send resume and cover letter to [email protected] , subject line: “ECF Senior Accountant  & Asst. Dir. Philanthropic Affairs Position”.