Nonprofit Staff Accountant at friendly CPA firm – Crosby & Kaneda – Oakland, CA

Position Overview:

We are a CPA firm focused on supporting the many wonderful nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area with audit, review and tax services.

Many of us have worked in the nonprofit field directly ourselves. We are a smaller firm and like to work in a collaborative team based manner.

In this position you would be partnered with one of our audit managers working on audits and reviews for our clients.

We provide training where needed and you would be responsible for helping with audit preparation, fieldwork and audit testing, and the wrap up and finalization of audits.


Prior practical experience in accounting OR a strong accounting educational background (BA / Certificate in Accounting)
Experience working with nonprofits or volunteering with nonprofits a significant plus
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Solid computers skills including comfort with Microsoft Word and Excel functionality
Detail oriented and hard working
Professional and personable with clients
Accounting software experience (Quickbooks, Peachtree, FundEZ etc) a plus


Assist with financial statement audits and reviews, including planning work, fieldwork and wrap up work.
Assist during fieldwork with audit testing and other support activities.
Research accounting and tax treatment or areas you are unclear about or ask for assistance when needed.
Audit fieldwork may be located in various places in the Bay Area, so travel by BART, bus, walking or car (we generally carpool so you would not need to necessarily drive) will be required as part of the position.
Our regular office hours are approximately 9:00AM – 5:30PM and we follow similar hours when in the field as well.


Our office is very conveniently located in downtown Oakland near public transit (BART and many AC transit lines). The 19th Bart station enters directly into our building.
Health benefits
Paid vacation time
Opportunity for limited unpaid leave in addition to paid vacation time if desired.

Other Items:

We are an equal opportunity employer with a diverse team and strongly encourage all eligible applicants to apply.

We may be unable to follow-up on all applications, but do expect to follow-up on applications selected for further review within 2-3 weeks.

Given the sensitive financial information we work with and the areas our clients work in including work with children and the elderly where we conduct on-site work a criminal background check is processed for staff who receive an offer of employment.


DOE – Depends on experience

How to Apply:

Email a brief cover letter touching briefly on why you would be a good fit (in the body of your email or as a separate attachment, either is fine) along with a copy of your resume to