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Finance & Operations Associate

Finance & Operations Associate
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Job Description: 

Under the supervision of the vice-president, operations & government relations, the finance & operations associate performs a variety of general accounting support tasks and provides clerical/administrative support to the vice-president, operations & government relations as well as the director, statewide technology.


About Southern California Grantmakers

Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) is a nonprofit regional membership association of philanthropists. Founded in 1973, SCG currently serves 330 members who, together, represent the spectrum of philanthropy, including corporate foundations and giving programs, family foundations, private independent foundations, community foundations, public foundations, individual philanthropists, and government grantmakers. SCG provides extensive learning and networking opportunities for members, while using the power and breadth of these same organizations and individuals to serve as a voice for philanthropy in the region. 


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Handles  all basic accounting functions including accounts payable and receivables;
  • Maintains vendors’ financial information and files;
  • Maintains customer’s financial information;
  • Maintains grant tracking spreadsheet;
  • Handles all accounting processes for fiscal sponsorships including maintaining documentation and tracking spreadsheet;
  • Prepares and handles all deposits;
  • Provides administrative and clerical support including filing, scheduling meetings, etc. for  Vice-President, Operations & Government Relations and Director, Statewide Technology;
  • All other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Knowledge of and experience with QuickBooks
  • General ledger knowledge and experience
  • Experience providing administrative and clerical support to management –level position
  • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy
  • Team oriented
  • Maintain strict confidentiality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience and/or desire to work in a nonprofit environment


Minimum education/experience:

  • Minimum two years of bookkeeping/accounting experience
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • BA degree preferred but not necessary.


Please submit resume and cover letter to Karen Freeman at [email protected].