Jitasa

Accounting & Bookkeeping Services for Nonprofits

Boise, Idaho

United States

www.jitasa.is

About Jitasa

Jitasa is the first and largest national accounting and bookkeeping services provider dedicated solely to the nonprofit sector.

Upon receipt of their B Corporation accreditation, Jeff Russell, the CEO and founder of Jitasa, made the following statement:

“We have worked with over 300 nonprofits to help improve their financial and organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Our B Corporation status further reinforces our commitment to partnering with nonprofits to make the world a better place by doing ‘good’ business.”

By recertifying as a B Corporation, we continue to commit to meeting higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Our B Corp Certification means we agree to consider the impact of our day–to-day business decisions on not only our customers and investors, but also on our employees and suppliers, as well as the environment and the community.

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The Change We Seek™

They have two passions at Jitasa.

First, as accountants they have a natural love for numbers.

Second, as an organization that exclusively services nonprofits, Jitasa gets fulfillment and excitement from working side by side with their nonprofit clients. By making meaningful improvements in the management of their financials, nonprofit clients have the ability to focus on their missions and improve their outreach. Jitasa loves playing their small part to make the world a better place.

That’s the spirit of serving others. That’s Jitasa.

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What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

October 2012
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

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Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

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18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

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N/A
Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

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17
Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

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Overall B Score
100
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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Company Highlights: 

Workers: >80% of health insurance premiums for full-time workers covered; >15% of positions have been filled with internal candidates; >15% of workers reimbursed for continuing education opportunities; Established, formal process for providing feedback to all employees    

Community: 85% of the company is owned by individuals from underrepresented populations; >20 hours a year of paid time-off; 5-9% of profits given to charity

Environment: >50% of energy is used from renewable sources at corporate facilities

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