This is a half-time position that requires both high-level bookkeeping ability and the capacity to work closely with the Executive Director to manage the administration of a small non-profit office. This person should have the capacity and flexibility to interact with staff and the public smoothly and efficiently.
ensure that all sources of income and all expenses are correctly and accurately entered into Quick books in a timely (sometimes daily) manner;
generate accurate weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports in the formats required;
respond to additional Staff and Board reporting requests as needed;
ensure that expenses are identified and bills paid on time;
reconcile organizational bank statements;
work with the Executive Director and Board to track board approved Budgets.
This staff person will also work with existing staff to identify, consolidate and perform administrative tasks under the supervision of the Executive Director including ensuring that the office functions efficiently.
3-5 years’ experience utilizing QuickBooks and Excel, preferably for non-profits.
3-5 experience and flexibility generating different formats for financial reporting
3-5 years’ experience in office management
Excellent interpersonal skills
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Strong references from similar businesses
The Daraja Education Fund (DEF) is a US 501(c)3 organization located in Marin County, California whose mission is to advocate for and advance accessible quality education for girls, especially for girls from impoverished backgrounds in developing countries.
DEF’s first and primary project is funding the Daraja Academy, a boarding high school for girls from poverty in Kenya. With its innovative focus on academics, leadership and women’s empowerment, Daraja educates the whole student. Most recently, Daraja ranked third in the District and in the top 10% of private schools in Kenya. To date, the program has served 228 students and has been financially supported by a national (US) and international network of enthusiastic volunteers and high school “Daraja Clubs.” Daraja has now graduated 115 students, over 74% of whom have qualified for college.
Send resume with cover letter to [email protected], telling us why you are interested in this position and how your background is a match for our needs. No phone calls, please.