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Full Charge Bookkeeper

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Futurewise
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Seattle, WA
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Published 8 days ago

General Job Description

Futurewise and Zero Waste Washington are hiring a Full Charge Bookkeeper to serve both our organizations. Under the direction of the Executive Directors of each organization, the Full Charge Bookkeeper will prepare financial reports, process payroll, process financial documents, reconcile accounts, and research budget data. Interactions occur with the Executive Directors, program directors and staff, sub contract partners, and vendors. The job requires well developed verbal skills to present and exchange technical information. The position requires the ability to pay attention to detail and provide accurate and reliable budget data for two complex grant and contract-funded organizations. 

This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter‐disciplinary, and innovative work environment to build a more sustainable and equitable future for communities in Washington State. Our two organizations have worked together to create a warm and welcoming shared office.

Position Details

Fiscal Management/Bookkeeping (for each organization)

·        Maintain fiscal recordkeeping and up-to-date information for multiple programs and subcontracts. Assist management in preparing and modifying the program's annual budget and short-term contracts.

·        Maintain financial reporting system using QuickBooks and Excel.

·        Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports and develop specialized expenditure reports as needed.

·        Provide accounting and financial technical assistance to program departments.

·        Provide support in maintaining budget vs actuals for all programs.

·        Enter revenue and expense data into QuickBooks. Reconcile program financial accounts.

·        Coordinate and prepare for year-end closing, annual audit (Futurewise only) and 990 with external accounting firm.

·        Assist in maintaining the budget and financial systems and policies. Develop improvements in budgetary operations, procedures, policies and methods. Analyze, interpret, research and answer questions pertaining to financial reports, monthly budgets and related subjects. Prepare various analyses requested by management.

·        Perform a variety of administrative and clerical activities to ensure financial and personnel requirements are met in a timely manner (e.g., verify that transfer requests meet guidelines, ensure that staff expenditure requests meet guidelines and budget limits, etc.).

·        Provide support to Executive Directors and program management.

·        Manage and administer benefit plans and payroll, maintain individual personnel records, and monitor compliance with labor laws.

Minimum Qualifications:

The right person will be flexible, diligent and a quick learner who is organized, detail‐oriented and able to prioritize requests coming from multiple sources.

·        4 years of demonstrated bookkeeping experience.

·        Proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office applications.

·        Experience processing payroll

·        Experience working with the preparation and maintenance of large budgets.

·        Understanding of accounting principles to maintain fiscal record keeping and accurate up-to-date budget information for a large, complex grant funded program.

·        Ability to maintain complex records and files and create complex financial reports.

·        Experience with grant reporting and/or job costing

·        Experience preparing for audits and 990 tax forms

·        Experience with monthly and year-end closings

·        Good analytical and problem-solving skills required.

·        Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers in a diverse workplace environment.

·        Must have the ability to work with little or no supervision, to manage time and prioritize projects to meet established deadlines, and to propose new ways of creating efficiencies.

General Job Description

Futurewise and Zero Waste Washington are hiring a Full Charge Bookkeeper to serve both our organizations. Under the direction of the Executive Directors of each organization, the Full Charge Bookkeeper will…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 7, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 22, 2021

Salary

$33,500 - $37,500$27-$30/hour based on experience

Benefits

Project Location, Salary and Benefits

This position is based in Seattle, WA, and is expected to be an average of 24 hours per week, up to 4 days per week. Futurewise and Zero Waste Washington share office space and services. We seek to offer flexibility to fit the applicants schedule. Currently all work is remote. When we return to in office work, this position will have the opportunity to work from home and vary the number and schedule of hours from week to week, depending on your other clients or obligations. Salary is commensurate with experience but is expected to be in the $27-$30 per hour range. Benefits include eligibility for Simple IRA participation, paid ORCA card for regional transit, paid vacation, sick and holidays, 75% of cost for medical, dental and vision coverage.

Project Location, Salary and Benefits

This position is based in Seattle, WA, and is expected to be an average of 24 hours per week, up to 4 days per week. Futurewise and Zero Waste…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Seattle, WA
Associated Location
Seattle, WA, USA

How to Apply

The position is open immediately. For full consideration, please provide materials as soon as possible. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and at least three references in PDF format to jobs[at]futurewise{dot}org. Please make the subject line of the email your last name followed by “Full Charge Bookkeeper” and address the cover letter to Alex Brennan and Heather Trim. No phone calls please. Due to the large number of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Futurewise and Zero Waste Washington are Equal Opportunity Employers that value diversity in all areas of operations. We are committed to equal opportunity in employment and promotion for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, pregnancy and childbirth, family responsibilities, or any other basis protected by applicable laws, regulations, or guidelines relating to discrimination in employment. 

The position is open immediately. For full consideration, please provide materials as soon as possible. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and at least three…

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