Security Council Report (SCR), a non-profit organization, seeks an experienced Bookkeeper to support our day-to-day financial activity. The ideal candidate will have experience with non-profit bookkeeping and accounting principles, including grant administration and cost-allocation. The position reports to the SCR’s Operations Manager.

Our office currently operates on a hybrid model; all staff are in on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The office is located near Grand Central Terminal. We will consider making this position fully remote for the right candidate.

SCR’s mission is to provide the public with high-quality independent information and analysis on the activities of the United Nations Security Council as a way of supporting effective multilateralism and informed public debate.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Track income and expenses
  • Record and classify payments and bank transfers
  • Organize and maintain receipts
  • Create invoices for services and contributions
  • Enter bills and vendor invoices
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Manage payroll
  • Execute data entry to keep the general ledger current
  • Allocate revenue and expenses to restricted fund accounts
  • Prepare the data used to create income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
  • Other additional administrative responsibilities as needed.


  • Associate’s degree in finance, accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience with a non-profit organization
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks Online and the Microsoft Suite (especially Excel)
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Someone who thrives being part of a small and dedicated team
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online Payroll and/or Bill.com a plus
  • Experience working with grants and grant-based cost-allocation a plus.


Salary of $40,000 – $50,000 depending on a candidate’s experience. SCR offers a generous benefits package, including fully-paid medical, paid holidays and 23 days paid vacation, and a supportive work environment.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and your resume indicating your interest to opportunities@securitycouncilreport.org by June 30, 2023, with the subject header: SCR Bookkeeper.

SCR is committed to diversity, including race, ethnicity, orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status. We welcome applications from people of every culture and background, and strongly encourage people of color and persons with disabilities to apply.