Director of Accounting & Human Resources

Peregrine Fund | Boise, Idaho


The Director of Accounting and Human Resources serves as the financial and human resources lead of The Peregrine Fund.  Monitoring and reporting on the financial health of the organization is a priority.  She/he works with staff to ensure that both government regulations and internal policies and procedures are understood and followed.  The Director reviews and approves all insurance policies and is the employee benefits administrator and the government grants administrator.  She/he supervises Accounting/HR Manager, Accounting Technician and the Front Office Assistant.

Job Summary

The Director of Accounting and Human Resources must have a strong understanding of non-profit financial regulations including GAAP as it relates to non-profit financial statements, IRS 990 reporting, government grant reporting, multi-state payroll and worker’s compensation regulations.  She/he must ensure the organization complies with labor laws and regulations such as the EEOC, FLSA and ACA.  She/he must be able to work with all staff members and highly adept at managing multiple priorities. She/he must be able to apply logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions and approaches to problems. Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.

Reports To

Director of Global Operations


  • Serve on budget committee, compile annual budget
  • Review financial statements, prepare monthly financial reports and graphs, present financials to board of directors bi-annually
  • Close fiscal year financial records, prepare GAAP financial statements for annual audit and serve as primary liaison w/ auditors
  • Prepare annual IRS 990 and related schedules, prepare annual 5500 return and 8955-SSA
  • Develop, implement, modify and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current technology
  • Oversee government grants administration
  • Review and reconcile investment statements, monitor and manage stock donation account
  • Serve as retirement plan administrator for the 403(b) plan, serve on retirement plan committee (tasked with reviewing plan and investment options)
  • Review employee insurance benefit renewals annually and make recommendations for changes
  • Maintain Human Resource Information System, conduct investigations of misconduct and harassment as needed
  • Review and negotiate all insurance policies (general liability, global liability, property, privacy/security, etc)
  • Maintain contract and lease files.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • CPA license
  • Five years relevant experience (non-profit preferred)
  • Knowledge of Human Resources laws, regulations, and best practices
  • Effective communication skills, including in person, on the telephone and written
  • Experience using computer applications to manage large amounts of information
  • Ability to learn new skills and adapt to changing situations
  • Government grant administration experience (preferred)


$70,000 - $80,000, commensurate with experience. 

EXCELLENT BENEFITS ... employer contribution to retirement fund and TPF covers full cost for employee health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. 

How to Apply

Send via email a single file attachment (PDF preferred) including: a cover letter clearly stating your qualifications, resume or CV, and contact information for 3 references to

Please include “Attn: Joell B.” somewhere in the subject line or in the first few lines of the email text. Name the file, “LastName_FirstName_HR Director”

Applications must be received by 2pm on March 9, 2021.

Peregrine Fund