Accounting and Admin Manager: Farmlink

Status: Full time, Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervisory: Not Applicable
Primary Office: Santa Cruz
Salary: 45 to 60k commensurate with experience
Functional Time Allocation: 80% Accounting and Bookkeeping
20% Administrative Management
JOB SUMMARY:
Manage organizational and program functions, including hands-on accounting and bookkeeping, accounts
receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting and audit preparation. Manage liability / risk insurance policies.
Manage human resources administration including payroll, employee benefit programs and legal compliance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Non profit bookkeeping, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and financial reporting
• Audit preparation–serve as principal contact supporting annual and other periodic audits; prepare and file
federal and state non-profit tax returns
• Maintain all corporate records and files
• Manage human resource responsibilities, including payroll and employee records
• Manage employee benefits, health care and retirement plan vendors
• Manage liability and property insurance policies and operational practices
• Provide financial management support and invoicing for grants and contracts
• Continually assess organizational resources, processes, systems and services to increase operational
efficiency / effectiveness
• Attend staff meetings on a regular basis
• Record activities and client assistance in appropriate systems to support reporting needs of programs
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
• 5-10 years of direct hands-on nonprofit bookkeeping experience
• Ability to write and edit effectively
• Ability to communicate the written and spoken work with tact, diplomacy, and/or authority when necessary
• Good organizational skills, well disciplined, and able to meet deadlines, self starter
• Ability to work under pressure of many priorities and deadlines; effective problem solver
• Excellent financial system management experience including QuickBooks and Excel
• Minimum BS in accounting, business administration, finance or other related field
• At least five years of non-profit financial management
• Familiarity with loan fund and CDFI accounting, grants management and budgeting a plus
California FarmLink offers a generous benefit plan, including health insurance after 60 days, retirement, and
vacation. California FarmLink maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
How To Apply
Please email a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in the position and organization with resume to:
info@cafarmlink.org. No phone calls please.
Who We Are
California FarmLink is a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to link independent farmers and ranchers with the
land and financing they need for a sustainable future. For more info visit: www.cafarmlink.org

Nicole Collins

Nicole Collins

Director of Career Services at Unity College
Collins is Director of Career Services at Unity College. Her successes include increasing the amount of student career center use by over 200%, coordinating the largest environmental career fair in New England (with over 85 participating employers), supporting an increase in student internship placement by 70% and establishing a grant funded intern partnership with the White Mountain National Forest Service. In addition to her role in Career Services, Collins also instructs a 1-credit professional development course.
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