Staff Accountant (Part-Time)

San Mateo County, California
This is a part time, non-exempt position. Hourly rate is $22-25/hour
Jan 03, 2017
Feb 02, 2017
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Focus Areas
Position Type
Part Time

CORA (Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse), the only agency in San Mateo County providing crisis intervention and supportive services to survivors of domestic violence and their children, seeks a 20-25 hours/week staff accountant to join our finance team with a concentration in A/P and A/R.

CORA is strengths-based, collaborative, accessible, and client-centered. CORA believes that everyone deserves to be treated with respect in their intimate relationships.  We provide safety, support and healing to individuals who experience abuse in an intimate relationship and educate the community to break the cycle of domestic violence. Regardless of a survivor’s race, class, gender, sexual orientation, or culture, we save lives and provide an opportunity to begin again.

CORA inspires work of the highest caliber by fostering staff engagement through transparency and inclusion in agency decisions wherever possible. We strive to ensure our policies and communications reflect an appreciation of the impact of social inequities, historical and current, and actively promote healthy relationships amongst staff by demonstrating mutual respect in all our communications.


CORA History and Overview

CORA has provided services to survivors of intimate partner abuse for nearly 40 years. Our programs include Crisis Intervention Services, including a 24-hour hotline, collaboration with law enforcement, and support groups. Family Support Services provides mental health therapy, transitional housing for survivors and their children, and a children’s program that provides supportive counseling, weekly art and literacy programs, and developmental support.   CORA also provides education about domestic violence and legal assistance.



Position Title: Staff Accountant

Position Summary: We are seeking a highly self-motivated, team player to join our non-profit agency. The Accountant is responsible for the A/P processing and weekly check run, assists with generating invoices for grants, provides back for payroll and posting as well as other administrative projects as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities: Weekly A/P run and filing, Code and post A/R to QB Pro, Assist with monthly and quarterly invoicing, Assist with monthly development reconciliation, Act as backup to payroll processing and posting, Provide coverage for reception desk, make collection calls as needed, and Other accounting/administrative duties as assigned.

Required Skills: At least two years of accounting experience in a non-profit environment is strongly preferred, Familiar and comfortable with monthly close process, Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail, Professional and friendly verbal and written communication style, Ability to inter-relate with people of diverse backgrounds and culture, Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information, Strong 10-key skills and ability to check one’s own work, Proficiency in Quickbooks Pro/Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word and Outlook).

Reports to: Senior Accountant

Benefits/Compensation: This is a part time, non-exempt position. Hourly rate is $22-25/hour. CORA offers excellent health benefits (medical, dental, vision, chiropractic), generous time-off policies, LT disability, life insurance, and a matching retirement plan.

 To Apply:  Please email resume and cover letter to:

Websites: and

CORA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We seek diversity with respect to race, color, age, sex, (including breastfeeding and medical conditions related to breastfeeding), religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic characteristics and information, ancestry, marital status, family status, political belief, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), medical condition, military, or veteran status or any other category or status protected by Federal, State or other applicable laws.

All applicants are welcome. Individuals who are bilingual, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community and/or survivors of domestic violence are strongly encouraged to apply.  The position will remain open until filled.

No phone calls please.