The Community Food Secutiry Coalition (CFSC) seeks a Bookkeeper

6 Jan

Location: Portland, Oregon

Deadline: January 25 or until filled.

The Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) is a national alliance dedicated to increasing access to healthy and locally-produced food for all persons. We support the creation of programs and policies that reduce hunger, promote good nutrition, foster a sense of community, and support family farmers. Our activities encompass federal policy advocacy, training and technical assistance, research, information sharing, and networking.

We are looking for a part-time bookkeeper (8-12 hours per week) to complement our administrative staff. The ideal candidate is well versed in non-profit accounting and Quickbooks, has excellent inter-personal skills, and is highly detail oriented.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Pay bills and prepare invoices
  • Collect and review timesheets for accuracy.
  • Track incoming checks and prepare deposits.
  • Process and track credit card transactions.
  • Maintain filing systems for paid invoices, deposit slips, ledger sheets, and bank statements
  • Prepare and file payroll tax reports, and other governmental reporting requirements.
  • Report payroll.
  • Work closely with accountant on annual audits and off-site bookkeeper on monthly financial statements.
  • Communicate with staff on financial responsibilities
  • Handle staff inquiries on grant-related expenditures
  • Track expenditures and budgets on a monthly basis by revenue source.


  • Minimum 2 years bookkeeping with a non-profit organization
  • Competent with QuickBooks for PC
  • Competent with Excel, Word, Filemaker Pro for Mac
  • Strong understanding of non-profit accounting
  • Experience working with multiple revenue streams from foundations and government agencies
  • Detail oriented and extremely well organized
  • Able to complete multiple projects on deadline
  • Self motivated, hard working, trustworthy, and dependable
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Able to work collaboratively with multiple persons in group-oriented environment

Location and Hours

This position is located at the CFSC’s office at Southeast 39th and Division, in Portland. The office is transit accessible. Hours are flexible within normal business hours. We prefer that the employee comes in twice weekly.

Salary + Benefits

$15-$25/hour, depending on experience. This is an on-going position. The Community Food Security Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

E-mail resume and cover letter specifically detailing your experience to Andy Fisher, Executive Director: jobs (at)! No phone inquiries please.

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