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Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project


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The pay rate is a minimum of $18.00 per hour and may be more depending on experience.

BOOKKEEPER/HUMAN RESOURCE POSITION

(Part-time, Philadelphia, PA)

The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project (PILP) works to ensure equal access to justice for the devastatingly high number of indigent incarcerated and institutionalized people within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PILP provides civil legal services to over 100,000 persons housed in county jails, state and federal prisons, detention centers, and state hospitals. We engage in direct representation, class action litigation, legislative and administrative advocacy, and pro se assistance to incarcerated persons with legal reference materials and referrals. Our litigation is primarily in the federal courts. PILP’s litigation docket includes cases involving COVID-19, solitary confinement, physical and sexual assault, disability rights, transgender rights, women’s issues, freedom of religion, mental health and medical care, and other conditions of confinement. 

PILP is based out of three offices in Philadelphia, Lewisburg, and Pittsburgh. This position is for the Philadelphia office. Due to COVID-19, PILP staff are primarily working remotely. We continue to reassess this as we move forward. Continued remote working could be an option.

PILP is seeking applicants to perform bookkeeping and human resources work for approximately 7-10 hours/week.


Responsibilities:

Qualified candidates must have bookkeeping experience and knowledge of federal and state requirements governing benefits administration. The candidate will work closely and collaboratively with PILP’s executive director and financial consultant.

The position responsibilities will include:

·      Invoice processing

·      General journal entries

·      Summarizing attendance records

·      Bank reconciliations

·      Other routine bookkeeping responsibilities

·      Onboarding for employee benefits

·      Ensure compliance with the project’s personnel policies in all areas of benefits administration

Qualifications:

·      Education: Courses in bookkeeping and non-profit accounting experience.

·      Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in a non-profit or business environment with accounting and human resources responsibilities.

·      Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and skills in word-processing required. Working knowledge of Sage Quantum preferred.

·      Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, to multi-task and to work collaboratively and cooperatively, as a member of a team. Must be organized and able to set priorities and to ensure timely completion of responsibilities. Willing to work on various tasks as assigned.

·      Attention to detail and accuracy

·      Excellent data entry skills

·      Able to work a flexible schedule as needed.


Salary/Benefits: PILP’s pay rate is a minimum of $18.00 per hour and may be more depending on experience.


Opening/Closing Date: PILP will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. PILP is seeking to fill this position by April 30, 2021.


To Apply:

Please send a cover letter, resume and references to the email jobs@pailp.org, with the subject line “PILP JOBS: Bookkeeper.”

The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, and people with disabilities apply. 

NON-DISCRIMINATION CLAUSE

The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project (PILP) is an equal opportunity employer. PILP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual or gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

BOOKKEEPER/HUMAN RESOURCE POSITION

(Part-time, Philadelphia, PA)

The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project (PILP) works to ensure equal access to justice for the devastatingly high number of indigent incarcerated and…

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  • Part Time Schedule

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
718 Arch Street, Suite 304S, Philadelphia, PA 19106

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and references to the email jobs@pailp.org, with the subject line “PILP JOBS: Bookkeeper.”


The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, and people with disabilities apply. 


NON-DISCRIMINATION CLAUSE

The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project (PILP) is an equal opportunity employer. PILP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual or gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Please send a cover letter, resume and references to the email jobs@pailp.org, with the subject line “PILP JOBS: Bookkeeper.”


The Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project values a…

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