Bookkeeper

Since our founding in 1985, New Economics For Women (NEW) has maintained that economic stability and mobility is a fundamental human right. Standing in the way of that right is a complex system of barriers that keeps underserved families, particularly women and children, in a cycle of generational poverty. Over the last 35+ years, NEW has addressed this complex system of barriers, and continues to deliver on its mission to spark economic mobility through wealth creation programs, services, housing, education, entrepreneurship and advocacy for economic justice. As of 2021, NEW has evolved to annually serve nearly 17,000 people and has developed over 1,600 units of affordable housing across 15 housing developments, built and rehabilitated 110 affordable single-family homes, built more than 200,000 square feet of community, public school and health clinic space, and created two high-performing charter elementary schools. We are invested and proud of our model and position to drive forward innovative solutions that help families experience economic mobility. Join our team of champions for economic justice!

Reports to:
Controller
Pay:
Starting at $27.00-32.00/ per hour
Status:
Salary-Exempt
Employees to be supervised:
NA
Work Hours:
Monday – Friday 40 hours/ week, some evenings and weekends required

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Accountant, the Bookkeeper will be responsible for assisting in the monitoring of the day- to-day operations and maintaining the accuracy of the general ledger of multi-entities. Ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company policies, procedures and contract requirements. Maintain and sustain the accuracy and integrity of all accounting activities for New Economics for Women. As an ambassador for the organization, this person is also responsible for actively supporting the overall mission and vision of NEW.

Candidate Profile:

Additionally, the ideal candidate should possess the following expertise, experience, and skills to successfully fulfill the duties and responsibilities outlined below:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the general ledger of multi-entities
  • Process accounts receivable, including preparation of various expense allocations
  • Prepare cash receipts journal entries
  • Overhead allocation (payroll, health insurance & other allocation schedule)
  • Billing grantors on a monthly/quarterly basis (right now we have 9 monthly billings & 2 quarterly billings)
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Perform other related duties as necessary, including general clerical duties as related to position

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting or related field
  • 3 years previous bookkeeper experience preferred but not required
  • Previous experience with processing payroll, accounts payable and receivable
  • Knowledge and experience in corporate accounting
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel & Word) and FundEZ software preferred
  • Maintain professional appearance and manner
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Ability to complete projects under short deadlines
  • Able to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs
  • Able to consistently take the initiative to make sound decisions without direct supervision
  • Able to use independent judgment and work independently on assignments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented

Education

  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting or related field
  • 3 years previous bookkeeper experience preferred but not required

Additional Requirements

Must have access to reliable transportation provide proof of current California driver’s license, acceptable driving record (current DMV H6 printout), and current liability auto insurance

New Economics for Women (NEW) is an equal opportunity employer.

For additional information you may contact NEW Human Resources:

303 Loma Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 483-2060 Ext-311  | [email protected]

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Get Help

Contact New Economics for Women by calling at:

 (213) 483-2060

or by visiting us at:

303 S. Loma Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Contact NEW’s FamilySource Center at:

(818) 887-3872

or visit us at one of our locations:

CANOGA PARK
21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304

VAN NUYS
6946 Van Nuys, Ste. 220
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Contact East Los Angeles BusinessSource Center at:

(323) 568-1520

1780 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact NEW Women’s Business Center at:

(818) 650-1168

or visit us at one of our locations:

21400 Saticoy Street
Canoga Park, CA 91304

554 W. Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster, CA 93534

6946 Van Nuys, Ste. 220
Van Nuys, CA 91405

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