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Staff Accountant

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Los Angeles, CA
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Published 25 days ago

MISSION STATEMENT:

To help transform the social and economic conditions in South Los Angeles that foster addiction, crime, violence and poverty by building a community institution capable of involving thousands in creating, influencing and changing public policy.

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW: 

Community Coalition is a non-profit social justice organization working to address social and economic conditions in South LA by empowering residents to fight for policy solutions that build up the community. Since 1990, Community Coalition has built a groundbreaking, community-driven approach to creating change. We elevate the voices of our members, shift power to the community, and tackle the root causes of poverty, crime and violence. Together we are creating a more prosperous, safer and healthier South LA.

Community Coalition’s projects and victories include stopping the expansion of liquor stores in South LA, supporting gang violence prevention programs, creating foster and family care support programs, hosting art and music festivals and healthcare enrollment fairs. Community Coalition has also registered and mobilized thousands of voters in South LA, participated in the process to create a federal Promise Zone for South Los Angeles and creates leadership opportunities for young people with the South Central Youth Empowered through Action program and Freedom School, among other projects.

Community Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. People of all races, religions, and gender identities are encouraged to apply.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under the direct supervision of the Accounting Manager and the Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant will manage and oversee the daily operations of the finance department, including but not limited to: accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts, payroll, reimbursement processing, and subgrantee capacity building and technical assistance functions, monitoring and analyzing accounting data, generating reports, and establishing appropriate controls and protocols. The Staff Accountant will support the accounting functions for Community Coalition and its subgrantees and subcontractors, while maintaining a high level of responsibility to accounting policies and principles. This position will coordinate with all internal teams to perform daily accounting activities and will be responsible for ensuring that all timesheets are submitted on time.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned):

1.    Manage employee (full, part, and temp) paychecks including deductions and withholdings

2.    Update general ledger and payroll files while ensuring that payroll and tax documents are accurate

3.    Prepare accounting files, records and schedules

4.    Monitor paid and unpaid leaves and process overtime earnings or holiday deductions

5.    Support all accounting functions, policy development and systems creation for the finance department.

6.    Lead technology adoption and integration to streamline processes to track and reconcile expenses.

7.    Generate reports to reconcile missing receipts and categories of expenses.

8.   Support the capacity of project partners and implement bi-monthly trainings to provide technical assistance.

9.    Collaborates with the Director of Finance, Executive Team and Board of Directors to enhance internal controls.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge Requirements

·  Familiarity with South Los Angeles and issues impacting the community

·  Skills in independently prioritizing, planning, coordinating, organizing, leading and monitoring multiple organizational projects of a complex nature simultaneously and quickly adapting to changes in time frames

·  Exemplary customer service skills including the ability to identify needs, provide prompt response, and exercise patience, respect and professionalism in all interactions

Skill Requirements

·  Accounting

·  Financial Records Maintenance

·  Public Grant Management

·  Knowledge of accounting and payroll software

·  Excel

MISSION STATEMENT:

To help transform the social and economic conditions in South Los Angeles that foster addiction, crime, violence and poverty by building a community institution capable of involving thousands in creating, influencing…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    September 17, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

USD 50,000 - USD 60,000

Benefits

The salary for this position is between $50,000 - 60,000 depending on experience with full medical, dental, and vision benefits, optional 401(k), FSA, and a substantive vacation package.

The salary for this position is between $50,000 - 60,000 depending on experience with full medical, dental, and vision benefits, optional 401(k), FSA, and a substantive vacation package.

Location

On-site
8101 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90044, USA

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please send resume & cover letters to jobs1@cocosouthla.org, the subject should read “Staff Accountant: First Name Last Name”. No phone calls please.

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