Careers

Open Position: Mobile Citizen Accountant

Image Description: Mobile Citizen Logo that includes the world Mobile Citizen in red and gray and three arches above the word that resemble a wi-fi icon.

Mobile Citizen, a Voqal project, actively advances social equity through access by providing low-cost mobile internet exclusively to nonprofit organizations, educational entities, and social welfare agencies. Championed by a national collaboration of EBS (Educational Broadband Service) licensees, Mobile Citizen’s internet service is available nationwide. We believe making the internet available at an affordable price contributes to an engaged public and ultimately a more equitable democracy.

Mobile Citizen is currently looking for a remote, full-time Accountant to join our dynamic, growing team.

Responsibilities

The Mobile Citizen Accountant supports the operations of Mobile Citizen by ensuring financial transactions are accurately recorded into the general ledger and uses this data to respond to questions on all related company activity.

Duties may include recording transactions into sub-ledgers, reconciliation of transactions, and preparing journal entries with supporting documentation.

Competencies

  • Adaptable
  • Teamwork
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Approachability
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Priority Setting
  • Flexibility
  • Organizing
  • Policy Compliance
  • Informing

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in accounting preferred. In lieu of education, 2-3 years of experience as a Staff/General Ledger Accountant or similar role.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Experience reconciling and recording deferred revenue transactions preferred.
  • Intermediate Excel skills required.
  • Experience with NetSuite preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

The pay for this position is $65,238/yr. Voqal also offers a very generous benefits package including partially paid medical coverage for employees and dependents, partially paid dental and vision, paid LTD, STD, and AD&D. Paid vacation, sick, holidays, and personal time are also offered. We also off a retirement program including profit sharing and 401K plans.

About Voqal

Voqal is a philanthropic organization that is committed to the promotion of social, economic, and racial justice. With $25 million in assets and its unique position as a 501(c)4 philanthropic organization, Voqal makes grants to nonprofits fighting systemic inequity, provides capital to entrepreneurs and businesses working to advance social justice, advocates for public policy changes that promote progressive norms and rules, and operates a social enterprise to close the socio-economic digital divide (Mobile Citizen).

We strongly encourage candidates from other more culturally diverse cities and states to apply. We welcome applications from people with authentic, lived experience within the communities we serve and the issues we work to address.

If you are passionate about a career that allows you to positively impact society, then join the Voqal team and be the call for change.

To Apply

Please email resumes to careers@voqal.org. No phone calls or emails, please.

Voqal is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Voqal employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.