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Part-Time Accountant

To perform required accounting duties and other tasks supporting the needs of the finance department. The Accountant work closely with the Accounting team from our office at 2781 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland during our business hours on Mondays through Fridays from 12:00pm-8:00pm).

Hours per Week: 4 hours per week
Compensation: $20-25/hr depending on experience

Job Details

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform required accounting duties and other tasks supporting the needs of the finance department. The Accountant work closely with the Accounting team from our office at 2781 Telegraph Avenue in Oakland during our business hours on Mondays through Fridays from 12:00pm-8:00pm).

Weekly Hours: 4 hours per week

Compensation: $20-25/hr depending on experience

Essential Job Duties

  • Supplement internal financial operations functions in accounts payable, accounts receivable and other areas due to seasonal requirements, vacations, etc.
  • Reviews and process check requests and prepares some invoices ensuring appropriate documentation and approval.
  • Process vendor invoices, reconcile petty cash, check requests and make payments via check and/or ACH as required.
  • May process payroll as a backup only.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls and following the financial manual.
  • Create invoices/pledges for grants in Quickbooks.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation and distributing youth stipends.
  • Maintains confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Help drive the accurate and timely month-end close process
  • Assist with annual audits
  • Support Operations Director and performs other duties as needed
  • Work with bookkeeper and Sr. Accountant on a monthly basis
  • Acquire all receipts to support expense reports

Qualifications

  • 3+ years accounting experience, good knowledge of accounting processes, management of accounting operations, internal controls, GAAP, financial reporting and taxation rules, regulations and appropriate practices.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and high standards for accuracy in data entry and reporting.
  • High level of professionalism, discretion, integrity, patience, and excellent work ethic.
  • Computer skills: Google Suite, Quickbooks Online.

JOB DETAILS

Works With: Operations Director is the supervisor

Start Date: ASAP

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

Professional

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit the following to: tammy@unitedrootsoakland.org

  1. A thoughtful cover letter outlining your interest in the position and how your qualifications align with the above requirements and United Roots’ focus and mission.
  2. Current resume and references.

United Roots is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, age, sex, religion or national origin. Women and People of Color applicants encouraged to apply.

Due to the volume of responses, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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