Non-Profit Bookkeeper and Administrator

Los Angeles, California
$45,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year DOE + benefits
May 10, 2019
Jun 09, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Experience Level


The Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law (CHRCL) is a non-profit, public interest law office dedicated to furthering the civil and human rights of immigrants, refugees, children, prisoners, and the poor. www.centerforhumanrights.organd

Since 1997, CHRCL has had a nationwide settlement with the Government that sets the national standards for the humane treatment and option for prompt release from custody of detained immigrant children. The 1997 FloresAgreement also gives the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law the right to access any detention center holding minors and conduct interviews. CHRCL also serves as lead class counsel in a proposed nationwide, class action  case challenging policies and procedures followed by the U.S. Parole Commission to deny several elderly, long-term prisoner’s release on parole. The Center’s Director is also currently working with the Los Angeles City Council to enact a model Human and Civil Rights ordinance for the City of Los Angeles.


The Center seeks an experienced professional to handle its bookkeeping and administration.

Qualifications: MUST be skilled in standard accounting software (QuickBooks, etc.); MUST have balanced bank statements, run accounting reports, entered and tracked budgets in an accounting software program, etc.; Bachelor's degree; at least one year's experience administering a non-profit or public agency; ability to manage general ledger and finance, prepare financial reports, and administer grants. Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU ARE EXPERIENCED IN USING THE FUNCTIONALITIES OF AN ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE PROGRAM.

Responsibilities :Finance & bookkeeping- Maintain general ledger, including receipts, deposits, payroll, payables, grant allocations, and accruals.- Prepare budgets and financial reports for funding sources and outside auditors.- Oversee preparation and filing of non-profit reports and tax returns.- Coordinate outside bookkeeping consultation.- Coordinate payroll with outside payroll service; maintain employee time records, accrued wages and benefits. Human resources- Oversee volunteer recruitment, training, and separation.- Maintain personnel files, including I-9s, W-2s and salary and benefit records.- Coordinate employee evaluations. Maintain and update voice-mail system. Development- Assist in developing new funding sources.- Oversee insurance, office equipment, supplies, furnishings, and physical plant.- Coordinate management and maintenance of the Center's Hawaii retreat.- Oversee financial and administrative filing systems.- Maintain and update policies, procedures and operations manuals.- Assist in preparing programmatic reports for funders.

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