The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.
We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.
Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.
With offices in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Australia, Brussels and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.
The Finance Department
Pew’s Finance department is committed to serving as an excellent steward of the organization’s financial resources; providing accurate, reliable, timely and cost effective finance and procurement related products and services; and delivering extraordinary customer service on a sustained basis. The Finance department is comprised of Accounting, Financial Reporting, Planning & Budget, Treasury, Payment Services, Payroll and Contract and Procurement Services.
Located in Pew's Philadelphia, PA office, the Manager, Accounting is a member of the Controller’s unit of the Finance department. The Manager reports to and will work closely with the Director, Accounting and Financial Reporting, and will lead the Accounting unit to ensure adherence to GAAP, oversee general ledger maintenance, and conduct special projects related to Pew and its subsidiary the Pew Research Center. Significant intra and inter-departmental collaboration will be necessary to effectively achieve the position’s responsibilities.
The Manager will be responsible for a team of three comprised of a Senior Associate, Associate and Coordinator to ensure that work is performed in an accurate and timely manner.
Compensation and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary and complete benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.
This position requires travel, including day trips to Pew’s Washington, DC office and travel to occasional conferences and meetings.
The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.