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Book Keeper

Starting date: July 15, 2019. Please apply by June 28, 2019.
Hours: 20 hours per month (flexible)
Salary: $20 per hour DOE, Ongoing Contracted PositionPlease send resume  and cover letter to ashley@350pdx.org350PDX’s mission is to build a diverse grassroots movement to address the causes of climate disruption through justice-based solutions by inspiring, training and mobilizing people to act. We are a relatively young, dynamic, volunteer-driven grassroots organization with thousands of supporters. We regularly engage hundreds of people to volunteer and/or take action. Our work is significant — the nation and world need compelling examples of communities that are addressing climate disruption head-on through bold and creative measures that bring diverse people together at a time of divisiveness and insufficient state and federal action.

350PDX is seeking a part-time bookkeeper to manage and report on our financial operations and assist in the creation of efficient processing systems as they pertain to payroll, revenue and expenses, donation intake, tracking, and other areas where necessary. The Bookkeeper is also responsible for the financial management and design of internal accounting controls which ensure that 350PDX has appropriate, compliant, and fair financial oversight. We are a growing organization and are in need of assisted financial planning and systems updates to sustain our progress.

Duties:

  • Enter and track expenses and income regularly
  • Meet periodically with Executive Director to examine books
  • Facilitating bimonthly payroll with third party administrator
  • Managing Accounts Payable
  • Grant billing administration – income tracking
  • Reconciliation of accounts
  • Maintaining and improving chart of accounts; optimizing bookkeeping policies and procedures
  • Develop and improve grant income tracking systems
  • Generate financial reports
  • Assist Executive Director with pulling reports and budgeting as needed
  • Ensure bookkeeping and accounting practices are in compliance with Federal & State accounting standards and best practices
  • Ensure that all Federal, State and local financial reports are filed on a timely basis.

Requirements:

  • Two year college or technical school degree in accounting, bookkeeping, business or related field OR bookkeeping certification
  • Two years experience in the performance of bookkeeping and related work with some exposure to data entry methods, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Proficiency in Quickbooks and Excel

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience managing books for small non-profits
  • Passionate about and experience in environmental and social justice.
  • Able to interact with people across diverse backgrounds and demographics