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Tax / Accounting Specialist

Accounting Team

Please Note: This position remains open until filled


Pawsible Inc. is expanding and is in need of an individual who can help manage the organization’s finances, including maintaining 501(c)(3) status, remitting state income taxes, updating financial statements, and more.  Please read to the end for an outline of our structure and we encourage you to visit our website for more information pawsibleinc.org


The position of Tax / Accounting Specialist is a remote, part-time, and unpaid position within a growing 501(c)3 nonprofit. No specific work experience is required but you must be able to perform the tasks assigned to you, even if that means learning on the job. We do ask that all applicants have experience in accounting or finances.


Minimum Expected Duties:

  • Coordinate with the Director of Finance and the CFO to manage funds and assist with budgeting

  • Assist in maintaining and managing 501(c)(3) status

  • Ensure Pawsible remits Maryland state sales tax in a timely and accurate manner

  • Identify grant opportunities, build a functional understanding of grant management, and assist in grant funding application

  • Manage grant applications in conjunction with the CFO and Director of Finance

Please note that this position is entirely remote. Zoom will be used for video conferencing and the Google Suite is used for all the organization’s activities and functions. Fluency in Google Drive products is required.


Please reach out to info@pawsibleinc.org if you have any questions regarding this application or would like to request any further information about Pawsible.


All applicants will be notified if they have been selected to interview within one week of their application and interviews will be scheduled for a week or two after application submission.


This position remains open until filled.


Current college students or recent graduates are highly encouraged to apply. Hours are flexible and will easily fit around other commitments like classes and/or job(s).

Must be at least 18 yrs old and reside in the United States to apply.


See our other volunteer opportunities here

Benefits

Regular Professional Development

Hands-On Leadership Experienence

Startup & Nonprofit Experience

Focus on Personal & Team Growth

Endless dog puns & pictures

Requirements

As a Tax / Accounting Specialist, we are seeking an individual that:

  • Can work remotely for 3 - 7 hours a week (hours are flexible) and video conference for regular finance team meetings

  • Takes initiative, is hardworking, creative, resilient, and works well in a group

  • Has at minimum, basic knowledge about accounting, taxation, and/or financial management; preference is given to those with functional knowledge and relevant work/volunteer experience

  • Is willing to learn on the fly and creatively mesh their skills and ideas into the goals of the executive management team

  • Can balance and prioritize various tasks and goals while meeting deadlines

  • Is excited to work in the nonprofit industry and has an appreciation for assistance dogs and volunteers who raise and train them through their puppy years

  • Is willing to volunteer their time and effort to this position. Pawsible is young and currently unable to pay no executive or leader within the organization

  • A love for dogs is always a plus!

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply! We still encourage your application if you are unfamiliar with the assistance-dog and/or nonprofit industry.


Pawsible is still in its formative years as an organization and your duties will reach beyond those listed here as the organization grows. If offered the position, leadership will work with you to ensure we are meeting your personal and professional goals and that you are able to take initative in your areas of interest.

About Us

Pawsible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that was co-founded by Vanessa Barker (CEO) and Cate Law (Senior Director of New Initiatives) in March 2019 to financially assist volunteer raisers of future assistance dogs who are required to pay for at least part of the basic needs of the puppy. To assist puppy raisers, Pawsible operates programs focused on providing financial support, community development, and leadership / professional development to volunteer puppy raisers. 


Pawsible's executive management is responsible for growing and maintaining the operations of Pawsible, also reporting their progress to Pawsible's Board of Directors. Pawsible’s mission is to not just assist individuals and groups in need of support within the assistance dog industry, but also to advocate for them provide mechanisms of support for their endevours. 


Read more about Pawsible and our mission on our About page.