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HR & Accounting Coordinator

About the Role

Foundation Overview:

The Max Foundation is a fast-growing, ambitious, and deeply mission-driven non-profit global health organization that believes in a world where all people can access high impact medicines, where geography is not destiny, and where everyone can strive for health with dignity and with hope. We exist to accelerate health equity, operating with a human approach in every aspect of the work. We do this by delivering medication, technology, and services to individual patients facing cancer and other critical illnesses, focusing our energy on those who no one else is helping. We carry out our work by collaborating with team members at our headquarters based both in Seattle and in several low- and middle-income countries. We forge strong collaborations with likeminded individuals representing global health, medicine and health care, industry, and those committed to our mission and values. The Max Foundation offers a full range of programs and services, all focused on serving marginalized people living with cancer and other critical illnesses around the world. Learn more about The Max Foundation:

Role Summary:

The HR & Accounting Coordinator serves as a critical frontline presence for The Max Foundation and supports the administrative functions of the Seattle headquarters office. This position is responsible for the organized and timely delivery of a variety of administrative tasks in support of the administration department, primarily in the HR & Accounting areas, with some support as-needed with IT, Executive, or office-wide initiatives. This role is also responsible for preparing, organizing, and following-up on reports and projects that support global operations.


Perform general office administration including managing mail service, office supplies, document organization, and office access.
Scan and distribute incoming mail to other internal team-members, including donations, invoices, etc.
Maintain global staffing distribution, contact list, and organizational chart; send monthly updates for all global staffing
Schedule calls and meetings as requested; serve as owner of standing group calendars and meetings, including monthly Admin Meeting and monthly HQ Staff meetings
Compile and maintain list of all active vendor relationships for organization; build & own relationships with a variety of relevant vendors, including FedEx, DHL, UPS, & Amazon (including tracking & follow-up)
Facilitate annual employee events (ex. annual holiday party); support HR on monthly employee recognition activities (ex. birthday & anniversary programs)
Support HR function in maintenance of paper and/or electronic versions of employee & contractor files and service agreements; facilitate annual paperwork renewals for global contractors
Provide ongoing accounting support via credit card resolutions, expense tracking, and system training; follow-up with team-members to collect necessary documentation and receipts
Serve as a first point of contact for answering phones, forward requests for information, and orienting guests that visit the office
Create & administer surveys to collect team-member feedback on various initiatives
Perform data entry activities in accounting system and spot checks of records, as requested
Assist with any travel arrangement changes, as needed (ex. changing dates, refunds, etc.)
Take meeting minutes in group meetings, communicate action items to team-members, and circulate minutes after meetings; coordinate and track progress for various team projects and goals
Coordinate catering for staff meetings and other employee events
Update administrative SOPs as processes evolve, and maintain electronic database of procedural documents
Support in onboarding of new team-members including preparation of welcome packets and initial orientation tour
Support annual audit via records retrieval
Serve as a liaison between Max & our facilities contacts
Assist in annual data retention & destruction review, including the removal and shredding of paper files
Serve as an administrator of Docusign software and collect internal signatures on behalf of the organization for various needs
Serve as liaison for cross-functional correspondence; address administrative needs and questions from global staff
Cross-train in shipping & receiving and support global shipping needs, ex. Swag
Serve as HRIS system specialist in BambooHR; support annual processes, such as benefits renewal and performance management by scanning and uploading new paperwork each year
Other duties, as assigned


Associate degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred
Two-plus years of work experience in a professional setting, international or non-profit experience a plus
Proficient in MS Office Suite, including MS Excel and MS Word
Proficient experience working in database management
Strong organizational ability and attention to detail
Demonstrated writing and copy-editing skills
Experience managing bulk mailings, international mailing experience a plus

Skills and Attributes:

Passionate about The Max Foundation’s mission and vision, and determined to lead and accomplish all goals related to current and future strategic plans
High attention to detail and a high standard for quality work product
Understanding of and comfortable in a global environment, with an emphasis on low and middle-income countries
Passion for exceptional collaboration, and flexibility to do what it takes to elevate positive culture
Comfort working in a complex, fast-paced, and high-workload environment
Caring, humble, and people-oriented servant leader
Resourceful, finds solutions using all available data to overcome challenges impacting the organization

Benefits Summary:

Employer-sponsored benefits include:
100% medical (including a vision provision) and dental premium coverage for employees; 50% premium coverage for spouse and/or dependents
Annual vacation accrual of 80 hours (increases over time), personal time accrual of 52 hours, 12 paid company holidays, and 2 floating holiday per year
$10,000 Basic Life and AD&D insurance coverage; Short-term disability insurance
Additional benefits include:
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Optional employee covered Long Term Disability and Supplemental Life insurance
Eligibility for 401k plan after 3 months of employment
Annual professional development fund ($500/year), monthly wellness benefit (earn up to $35/month), Costco membership, and WFH/Commuter Stipend ($1,800/year)

To Apply: Visit our website at to apply. Please include a résumé and cover letter.

The Max Foundation is dedicated to diversity in staff and is an equal opportunity employer.

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