Bookkeeper

Salary: $17.93 - $20.62 per hour, non-exempt
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Remote
Publish Date: Posted November 22, 2022

Meridian Institute has an immediate opening for a full-time, Bookkeeper to work in a hybrid fashion near the Washington, DC or Dillon, CO offices, or fully remote. This position is ideal for driven candidates who want a high energy job with a purpose and want to support big change from behind the scenes.   
 
Meridian brings people together, helping them navigate the dynamic variables that shape any collaborative search for solutions—from individual relationships to geopolitical considerations. Our work spans industries and sectors and includes projects focused on agriculture and food systems, climate change, forests, oceans and coasts, resilience, and science and technology, among others. Across these areas, we build and support partnerships that address our world’s complex challenges.   
 
As a member of the Finance Team, the Bookkeeper is responsible for performing tasks related to accounting, banking, recordkeeping, and administrative support for the department. Successful candidates will be self-starters with professional experience in accounting and finance, the ability to learn and master new systems and tools, and an exceptional customer service approach.   
 
The starting pay range for this position is $17.93 – $20.62 per hour ($37,300 – $42,895 per year), depending on total years of education and experience. In following our commitment to principles of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, maintaining pay equity when hiring is extremely important to us. For this reason, salary offers with Meridian are non-negotiable.    

Meridian is dedicated to advancing employee’s professional growth, supporting employee wellbeing, and helping them meet their healthcare and retirement needs. Meridian offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance; employer contributions to a 401(k) plan; and generous vacation, sick time, and holidays (combination of fixed and flexible). In addition, a laptop and mobile phone will be issued in conjunction with employment. Washington, DC based staff are provided reimbursement of costs incurred from using public transit for commuting to and from work.  
  
For more information about this position and how to apply, please visit our website. The deadline to submit applications is Sunday, December 18, 2022.  
 
ABOUT MERIDIAN:  
Meridian Institute is a mission-driven, nonprofit consultancy that has helped clients and partners develop and implement solutions to complicated, often controversial problems—big and small, global and local—for over two decades.    
  
Effective collaborative decision-making involves bringing together participants with diverse backgrounds and differing viewpoints. As an organization, we seek staff that reflects and values that same diversity; successful Meridian team members are experienced working in multicultural settings and welcome new opportunities to widen their own perspectives.  We bring integrity, inclusiveness, and respect for differences to every project we undertake. We are working to ensure that Meridian possesses the expertise needed to partner with—and build trust among—marginalized and disenfranchised communities, while advancing justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) within our organization and our work.    
  
Accommodation  
Meridian Institute complies fully with the relevant Disability Acts and Laws in local countries. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Meridian Institute, please contact Human Resources at hr@merid.org.  
  
COVID-19 Consideration  
At this time, Meridian Institute requires that all employees be fully vaccinated, including booster shots. In circumstances where an applicant communicates that he or she is not able to be vaccinated for COVID-19 because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance or because of a disability, then Meridian, in accordance with applicable law, will engage in the interactive process to determine if a reasonable accommodation is feasible that will not pose an undue hardship or create a direct threat to safety.  
  
Equal Opportunity Employment  
Meridian’s work is made stronger and more impactful by the contributions of diverse groups from around the world. At Meridian, we welcome people from all backgrounds and do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, creed, class, ancestry, or other grounds.  
  
Meridian Institute is a participating employer in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security program, E-Verify.  

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Pet Friendly
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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