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Job: Accounting Specialist

Date posted: 05/30/14
Contact Erica Bernal-Hanson
Employer Name: Richmond Area Multi-Services
Location: San Francisco
Phone: 415-800-0699
Deadline: open until filled
Field: Non-Profit/Philanthropy
Compensation: $21.00/hr
Hours: full time (40 hrs/week)
Fax: 415--751-7336
Who should apply? Both Undergrad and Graduate Students
Skills & Abilities:

Richmond Area Multi-Services (RAMS) is currently searching for an Accounting Specialist for the RAMS Accounting Department

This individual will be trained to perform accounting and finance functions for assigned programs of RAMS, including, but not limited to, government contracting & budgeting, billing, A/P review, payroll process, journal entry preparation, account analysis & reconciliation, management reports, monthly and year-end closings, audit assistance, and backup for other accounting staff as needed.

The ideal candidate should possess strong accounting knowledge, analytical ability, and interpersonal skills. RAMS is a nonprofit community-based agency providing mental health & related services to Russian & Asian-language speaking populations. Because our staff demographics is reflective of the client population we serve, applicants who are bilingual in Russian &/or an Asian language are highly encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: $21.00 per hour starting wage

Status: Full-Time (40 hrs/wk), Monday through Friday

Benefits: Health insurance coverage + generous leave benefits

Essential Job Duties Include, But Not Limited to:

  • Assists in renewal of government contracts & budget formations.
  • Prepares billing invoices, reviews accounts payable, and processes timesheets for the assigned programs.
  • Analyze and reconciles general ledger account balances and financial information.
  • Prepares journal entries, supporting schedules for monthly closing and audit.
  • Serves as a backup person for other accounting staff.
  • Other accounting duties as assigned.

Required Educational Equivalent &/or Experience:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business
  • Individuals with minimal-to-no previous work experience may be considered, as training will be provided Job Requirements:
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting concepts.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills with high level of accuracy and flexibility.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong commitment to the philosophy, goals, & mission of RAMS in providing community-based, culturally competent, and consumer-guided mental health services to the community.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively, function independently, and interact professionally with a diverse, multi-cultural, and interdisciplinary staff of all levels.

Administrative Supervisor: Chief Financial Officer

Interested applicants: send cover letter & resume to Erica Bernal-Hanson, HR Assistant, at Position will remain open until filled.

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