Job Type

Part Time


Details: Salary: Part time (.5 FTE) DOE




424 3rd Street
Suite 220
United States


Salary: Part time (.5 FTE) DOE

Start Date: March 01, 2018

Organizational Description:

Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) is a leading, national non-profit organization working toward social justice in the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities. The organization’s mission is to champion social justice and achieve equity and empowerment for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders by supporting and mobilizing community-led movements through advocacy and leadership development on critical public health issues.

APPEAL’s accomplishments include:

* training of over 1200 leaders from the AA and NHPI community and other diverse communities

* launching major advocacy campaigns on countering tobacco industry targeting

* creating effective models on leadership development, health policy and community readiness

* implementing a comprehensive technical assistance and training program for diverse communities

* involving youth in innovative community participatory research projects

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Currently, APPEAL receives its funding from multiple government sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Under the supervision of the APPEAL Executive Director, the Senior Accountant is responsible for overseeing the organization’s business operations, budget and financial processes, and human resources administration. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: management of agency revenue and expenses; liaison with facilities and MIS contractor; payroll, new staff orientation, personnel records, employee benefits, supervision of administrative support staff and employee appreciation.

Finance Responsibilities:

  1. Manage organizational budget, cash flow, payroll, accounts payable and receivable;
  2. Assist with annual organizational budget process and mid-year revision efforts;
  3. Provide timely and accurate financial statements and budgets to Executive Director and Board of Directors;
  4. Collaborate with program and development staff on grant budgets and reports;
  5. Oversee annual audit and Form 990 preparation;
  6. Develop, implement, and monitor accounting, budget, and audit controls;
  7. Carry out some bookkeeper duties;
  8. Act as primary liaison for banking, investment, attorney, and insurance relationships;
  9. Assist with researching investment opportunities within parameters of current investment policy;
  10. Provide correspondence to key vendors, funders and partners;
  11. Initiate and coordinate improvements on financial and administrative systems.

Human Resource Responsibilities:

  1. Manage employee benefits program and research other benefits packages;
  2. Assist with reviewing and monitoring organizational policies to ensure compliance with changes in state and federal law;
  3. Assist with hiring process.

Operational Responsibilities:

  1. Support the Executive Director and Board of Directors with regard to record keeping and governance requirements;
  2. Collaborate with the Manager of Information Systems to structure technology, budget, identify evolving technology needs, and state both acquisition of new equipment and implementation of new systems and applications;
  3. Liaison with Facilities Manager to coordinate and oversee all matters of the office equipment, supplies and the physical plant;
  4. Supervise the Office Manager or administrative support staff if any;
  5. Provide other duties as requested by the Executive Director.


  1. At least three years of experience in managing financial and human resource systems (non-profit preferred).
  2. Understanding of and experience working with Asian American and Pacific Islander communities (and other diverse communities) required.
  3. Ability to create and manage workload for oneself, and to work independently and as part of a team required.
  4. Excellent verbal and writing communication required.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish positive relationships with individuals from communities and other organizations required.
  6. Financial leadership skills desired. Bachelors degree in business, accounting, or non-profit management, plus three years work experience or commensurate experience required.
  7. Proficiency with PC-based computers and Window, experience with Microsoft Office suite: Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet required, PowerPoint desired. 
  8. Contribute to a strong team environment.
  9. Commitment and ability to support and implement the mission, philosophy and goals of APPEAL.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please include your resume and cover letter in either Word or PDF formats to