Accounting & Finance Associate

Job Status
Non-exempt | Full-Time, 35-40 hrs/wk, Monday - Friday, 7-8 hours/day | Office hours of 10:00 am-6:00 pm | Benefits: paid sick, vacation and holidays, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability
$31.00 - $35.00 per hour
Reports To
Senior Manager, Accounting and Administration
Job Location
Offices in Koreatown, Los Angeles | Possible allocation of work hours between on-site and remote.

The Accounting and Finance Associate serves as a critical point person for a nonprofit membership organization focused on the documentary film community in the Accounting and Finance department. They will provide key support in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and provide overall support documenting and managing donations in the Fiscal Sponsorship Program. They are customer-service oriented; a helpful, accessible resource and proactive problem solver, keeping our systems running smoothly.

This position is included in a union-represented collective bargaining unit, and specific terms and conditions of employment are subject to collective bargaining with the union.

Key Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Accounting and Finance: 

  • Management of Fiscal Sponsorship donations 
  • Assist with monthly credit card reconciliation and employee expense reports
  • Assist with accounts payable and receivable including new vendor setup, entering bills and invoices
  • Generating financial reports in Quickbooks and Excel 
  • Assist with month-end closing tasks
  • Assist with completing annual audit workpapers

Core Competencies:

  • Extremely organized and skilled at task and time management 
  • Professional manner and a service minded, positive, can-do attitude
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow through
  • Self-directed learner and skilled communicator who is not afraid to ask questions and seek the context and clarification needed 
  • Utmost discretion handling confidential, proprietary, or sensitive business information 
  • Tech savvy, with the ability to learn new programs and applications quickly and seek and implement technological solutions to improve workflow
  • Flexible and collaborative, able to shift tasks smoothly


  • Proficiency in Quickbooks
  • Proficiency in collaborative data management; experience with Airtable preferred 
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and Google G Suite applications 
  • Solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP or US GAAP) is required
  • Experience working with Nonprofits and a Fiscal Sponsorship program preferred
  • Organizational budgeting experience preferred
  • BA in business, accounting or finance, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in an office environment 
  • Strong ethics with the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of information
  • Must be able to provide proof of current vaccination from COVID-19 

Regular Full-Time employees receive employer-paid benefits. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, as well as access to contribute to pre-tax commuter benefits, flexible spending accounts, voluntary life insurance, and a 401k retirement savings plan. 

Regular, full-time employees become eligible for most benefits on the first of the month following the first day of employment.

We pay 100% of medical, dental and vision premiums for eligible employees. We also pay 100% of life insurance (1x employee annual salary), short-term disability and long-term disability.

Spouses, Domestic Partners and Dependents are eligible for medical, dental, vision, and voluntary life insurance coverage on our plan, with the full premium paid by the employee. 

Enrollment must take place at the time of hire, or during our open enrollment period which traditionally takes place during the month of November. Employee enrollment and plan changes may also be made due to a “qualifying life event” such as adding a child to your family or your spouse, domestic partner or you or your dependents losing other coverage.

How to Apply:

Please fill out fill out this form, and include the following: 

  • A cover letter including your interest in the position and IDA, and the date you’re available to start. 
  • A resume outlining your educational and professional experience. 

Successful candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States of America. IDA does not currently sponsor visas to work in the United States. If hired, we require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed, as determined on a case-by-case basis. To request accommodations for completing this employment application please contact

The International Documentary Association is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our work, and to building an equitable and just organization that, at every level, reflects the diversity and vibrancy of the community we serve and our society as a whole. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.