The East Bay Community
Law Center—a non-profit legal services, training,
and advocacy organization focused on racial and social justice--is seeking
a Revenue Accountant with enthusiasm for contributing to the effectiveness of its financial
operations and systems.
This is a new position
responsible for revenue
accounting in support
of a diverse portfolio of government contracts, private grants, and contributed revenue,
and we are looking for someone with a flexible
and thoughtful approach
to the work. Additionally, the position requires solid accounting experience,
familiarity with FASB revenue recognition rules and non-profit fund accounting, strong analytic abilities, attention to detail,
and a collaborative mindset.
will be an integral part of EBCLC’s Finance team—currently consisting of a
Finance Manager and the Director
of Finance—to expand the team’s capacity to ensure that the organization’s financial resources are
well managed while providing organizational leadership with information to support strategic planning and decision-making.
Assume responsibility for all revenue tracking and recognition, working
with the Finance Manager, Development team, Deputy Directors, and Program staff
Conduct pre- and post-award activities for a diverse portfolio of
government contracts and private grants,
working with Development’s Contracts Officer and Institutional Giving Manager.
Pre-award responsibilities may include preparing budgets, budget
narratives, and other financial documents; gaining familiarity with funder guidelines and regulations; and contributing to financial forecasting scenarios.
Post-award responsibilities may include budget and expense
analysis, timely preparation and submission of financial reports/invoices, labor and cost allocations tracking
and adjustments, project
reconciliations, budget modifications, file maintenance, closeout
functions, and internal
Work with the Finance Manager
to prepare, review or direct all accounting entries (transactions
and journals) related to contract revenue, restricted funds, and contributed revenue.
· Monitor Accounts
Receivables and communicate with funders as needed.
· Enter new grant and contract
budgets in the accounting system as they are awarded.
Work with Development to prepare a monthly
reconciliation between revenue recorded in EBCLC’s accounting system and Development’s fundraising database.
Work with the Director of Finance and the Finance Manager to support
annual budget preparation, including
the entry of budgeted revenue and project expense projections in EBCLC’s
Work with the Director of Finance and the Finance
Manager to support the annual audit by preparing schedules related to contracts, grants, and other revenue sources.
· Minimum five (5) years experience in accounting or bookkeeping, with at least three years of nonprofit accounting. Demonstrated proficiency in intermediate
· Excellent working
knowledge of nonprofit revenue accounting using FASB.
Demonstrated experience with accounting software,
including cloud-based systems.
· Proficiency with Microsoft Excel,
including formulas and macros.
· Exceptional attention to detail, high level of accuracy, and commitment to maintaining internal controls.
· Demonstrated strong
analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot.
communication skills and the ability to communicate complex financial concepts
to varied audiences.
Resourceful and innovative with a positive attitude, a sense of humor,
and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and growing organization.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse
range of people,
including organization management, program staff, Board of
Directors, service providers, government contractors, and community partners.
· Commitment to racial and social justice and equity
in support of EBCLC’s
Salary & Benefits
salary for this full-time exempt position ranges from $71,000 to $81,000, based on the number of years of prior
relevant experience, as dictated by EBCLC’s salary scale.
Benefits include fully paid health insurance (medical, dental, and vision) for employees
and their dependents, life and
disability insurance, and generous paid leave (vacation, sick, and holidays). EBCLC also offers flexible spending accounts
for qualified health, dependent care, and commute expenditures, retirement options,
and professional development support.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to https://eastbaycommunitylawcenter.easyapply.co/. This is a rolling
deadline application process,
with applications considered as they are received. The anticipated start date is January 2022.
time to review EBCLC’s mission,
vision, programs, and website, and
ensure that your cover letter
reflects how your background, experience, and expertise have prepared you to be successful in performing
the responsibilities of the position.
encourage individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. EBCLC does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, age, national origin,
ancestry, disability, marital
status, sexual orientation, military status, prior
contact with the criminal legal system, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Working at EBCLC
East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)
is a non-profit legal services
organization, the community-based clinical program for U.C.
Berkeley Law School, and one of the Bay Area’s
largest and most effective systems disrupters. With dual service and teaching missions,
EBCLC is committed to building
racial justice and a culturally diverse workplace centered
on an internal Equity and Inclusion Roadmap that outlines the
organization’s equity priorities. EBCLC is also an organized workplace, having
reached its first collective bargaining agreement in July 2021. With
80 staff, 150 law students a year, and a nearly $10 million annual budget,
EBCLC is the largest provider of free legal services in Alameda County,
providing multimodal, collaborative, and holistic legal services to over 5,000 clients annually
and engaging in legislative
and policy advocacy at the state and local level.
staff are working remotely, EBCLC is beginning to transition to in-office
operations with the expectation that
all staff will spend some part of their work schedule on-site within the next few months, assuming no changes in
local conditions and regulations. The expectation is that the Revenue Accountant will eventually work full-time in
our Berkeley, CA office when it is determined
safe to do so. EBCLC will continue to provide the necessary equipment to
fulfill job responsibilities while working
East Bay Community Law Center is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled