Job posted by: Work for Progress
Posted on: October 24, 2013
U.S Public Interest Research Group
U.S. PIRG, the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs), stands up to powerful special interests on behalf of the American public, working to win concrete results for our health and our well-being. With a strong network of researchers, advocates, organizers and students in state capitals across the country, we take on the special interests on issues such as product safety, public health, political corruption, tax and budget reform and consumer protection, where these interests stand in the way of reform and progress.
In any fast-paced, dynamic nonprofit, a stable and efficient work environment is critical for success. The administrator works with U.S Public Interest Research Group's administrative director, and will exercise independent judgment and discretion to handle aspects of the financial management of the organization and provide business operations support to U.S Public Interest Research Group's staff in DC and around the country. Specific responsibilities of the administrator include:
Financial Operations: Maintain the organization's financial records using the QuickBooks accounting program; handle accounts payable and receivables, track income and produce financial reports. Coordinate the annual audit & tax preparation process with our outside accountants.
Personnel Management: Process payroll for 40 staff; maintain attendance and vacation tracking systems; and manages our benefits program, including 401k, Dependent Care, Dental and Health Care.
Corporate Maintenance: complete annual charitable solicitation filings and other corporate filings in all necessary locations; prepare financial reports for the board of directors.
Organizational development: work with other members of the administrative team to help organize meetings and trainings and provide on the ground oversight as necessary during events; participate in national trainings.
Location Washington DC
Qualifications We see a highly motivated individual with a strong commitment to standing up for the public interest and defending our health and our well-being. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of bookkeeping or accounting either through previous experience or education. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as excellent computer skills including Excel, Word and Outlook; a track record of exercising independent judgment and discretion; strong problem solving skills as and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Salary & Benefits Salary ranges from $25,000 to $30,000 depending on experience. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health care coverage, educational loan assistance, retirement plan, dependent care assistance program, paid vacation and sick days, and parental leave. Opportunities for advancement, travel and additional training are available.
Please send resume and cover letter to Eboni Speight: firstname.lastname@example.org.