Bookkeeper

            

SCOPE AND GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB      

Food Commons Fresno is a fresh, fun, and comprehensive local food project. We seek passionate individuals to join our team.

Join us! We are searching for a part-time skilled bookkeeper for Food Commons Fresno (FCF) who will handle financial transactions and create reports from that information. Successful candidates must have a willingness to expand their responsibilities and take on additional training to grow with the team.

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GENERAL DUTIES

  • Accounts payable, accounts receivable, month end close, journal entries
  • Financial statements, including financial analysis
  • Payroll and payroll reports
  • Government compliance (local, state and federal)
  • Clerical and administrative support   

OTHER DUTIES

  • Acquire sound knowledge of Food Commons Fresno Community Corporation operations and policies
  • Positively represent Food Commons Fresno, and maintain strong, professional relationships with colleagues, partners, customers and public
  • Carry out other reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: community college degree in business or accounting or equivalent substantial experience
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping, accounts payable/receivable, payroll and financial statements
  • High comfort level with computers, accounting software programs and applications, and online tools with willingness to build skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a complex and dynamic startup environment with balance and a healthy sense of humor
  • Highly accountable and high level of self-initiation

STRONG PREFERENCE will be given to applicants with the following attributes

  • Previous bookkeeping experience in a food or farming business
  • Experience/skill with Xero accounting software
  • Experience with digital communication and team collaboration tools
  • Previous bookkeeping experience working with an online customer portal
  • Passionate about local food system development in the Fresno region

HOURS and COMPENSATION

  • 15-20 hours a week to start (flexible, but at least three weekdays during business hours).
  • Compensation based on experience
  • Opportunity to increase hours and pay may become available

APPLY TODAY

Applications received by Friday, November 6 will be given immediate consideration; they will be considered on a rolling basis after that date. Interested applicants: please send a resume and cover letter to jan@foodcommonsfresno.org with “Bookkeeper Application” as the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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