Full Time Bookkeeper

Position Summary:

GEMS is currently seeking an experienced, Full-time Bookkeeper with 5 plus years solid bookkeeping experience to join its team. This is a great opportunity for a detail oriented individual to join a fast growing nonprofit. The ideal candidate will have a passion for financial management, and a strong ability in accounting functions. The candidate will perform all aspects of financial accounting and must have experience in nonprofit accounting.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Ensure data integrity, appropriate internal controls, proper accounting methodology, and adherence to internal and external reporting deadlines as related to general accounting functions.
  • Manage the month-end and year-end close processes including bank reconciliations, accruals, prepaid expenses, receivables, and balance sheet account reconciliation.
  • Maintain and record transactions to accounts payable, accounts receivable, and General Ledger.
  • Development and maintenance of financial records, spreadsheets and files.
  • Allocation of income and expenses to funds and projects.
  • Manage government funding/contracts; prepare financial status statement reports as required, EFT voucher processing, and voucher/claims reports with specificity to each government funding source.
  • Serve as initial point of contact during annual fiscal audit and ensure integrity of all preliminary reports including but not limited to Quarter end reports and financial statements.
  • Prepare and assist in month end and year end closings, preparation of financial reports, cash flow statement.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting degree and/or combination of experience and college credit.
  • Eligible to work in U.S.
  • 3 – 5 years of experience with FundEz Software.
  • Solid understanding of GAAP, and FASB compliance.
  • Experience managing and preparing reports for government funding a must.
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and stay organized in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate financial information.
  • Flexible work schedule, ability to work over-time when required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Competencies

Attention to Detail Attitude Toward Others Emotional Control
Empathetic Outlook Excellent written and verbal communication Flexibility
Following Directions Initiative Meeting Standards
Multitasking Personal Accountability Project/Task and Goals Focus
Respect for Policies Team Player Excellent Administrative Duties


Behavioral Competencies

Adaptable Organized Workplace


GEMS Core Values

Development Grounded Trauma Informed Culturally Competent
Gender Responsive Strengths Based Social Justice Oriented


GEMS Principles

Survivor Leadership Transformative Relationship


How to Apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirement with Full Time Bookkeeper in the subject line to our Operations Department  WE WILL BE REVIEWING ONLY THOSE RESUMES WITH SALARY REQUIREMENT INCLUDED.  No phone calls please!