Job Opening: Bookkeeper


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 the Food Commons Fresno (FCF) Community Corporation and the nonprofit Food Commons Fresno Trust 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.



  • Accounts payable, accounts receivable, month end close, journal entries

  • Monthly financial reports and cash tracking

  • Grant fund tracking and reporting

  • Payroll and payroll reports

  • Government compliance (local, state and federal)

  • Clerical and administrative support



  • Acquire sound knowledge of all Food Commons Fresno Community Corporation and Food Commons Fresno Trust 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



  • 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



  • 20-25 hours a week to start (flexible, but at least three weekdays in office during business hours).

  • Compensation based on experience

  • Opportunity to increase hours and pay may become available



Applications received by Friday, March 3rd 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 with “Bookkeeper Application” as the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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