About The Position: EntreNous’ Administration Department covers a variety of activities needed to operate the organization and its programs that do not involve direct program services and program management. These include support for the policy-making and oversight functions of the Board of Directors as well the executive, financial management, physical facilities, human resources and data management needs of the organization.
The Fiscal Clerk will work closely with the CFO across the entire spectrum of budgetary and fiscal activities of EntreNous Youth Empowerment Services, with particular emphasis on administration, development, and organizational governance, including close contact with all staff. The successful candidate has a problem-solving mindset, with experience overseeing general office administration and facilities, with some trouble-shooting, as well as a proven ability to document preparation in an efficient manner with a high standard of accuracy and professionalism. The Fiscal Clerk will ensure complete and systematic accounting records of receipts and disbursements in the organization by performing complex clerical and bookkeeping tasks and applying accepted procedures in preparing and maintaining accounting records. The Fiscal Clerk will have the opportunity to make a critical difference in a fast-paced environment within an organization that is quickly evolving and growing.
About The Organization: EntreNous’ mission is to deliver programs, resources and services to foster resilient and self-sustaining young people. Our purpose is to offer an integrated, human development approach to high-quality workforce and leadership development programs, education, resources, and services. Through the creation of an inclusive, equitable, and nurturing environment, we provide culturally relevant and rigorous instruction. The goal is to improve financial sustainability for youth and families in economically-distressed communities.
About Our Programs: EntreNous serves young people primarily ages 16-29 who have been pushed or have dropped out of traditional education. Through a variety of services, program members developed needed skills to create sustainable wage positions for themselves, primarily in Construction | Building Trades and Hospitality | Culinary Arts. Areas of focus include: Career Development, Counseling, Civic Engagement | Leadership, Education (Accredited High School Diploma), and Workforce Development (Construction | Culinary). We are a full-time, project-based program focused on social justice and restorative practices that allows young people to develop skills needed to rebuild their communities and their lives.
- Enhance existing accounting procedures in accordance with program and grant needs
- Prepare reports, presentations, correspondence and other materials as required
- Take minutes at staff meetings and distributes to staff
- Enter data using multiple database platforms
- Respond to requests for information by sending out appropriate materials
- Track budgetary expenditures
- Actively participate in designated meetings, training sessions and special events
- Prepare documentation for reimbursement/invoices
- Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- 3 years FT paid work experience in accounting/bookkeeping preferably in a nonprofit
- Minimum of high school diploma required, Associates/Bachelor’s degree preferred
- Thorough understanding of bookkeeping practices and procedures
- Experience with QuickBooks a must
- Substantial and significant use of computerized management information systems and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suite, etc.
- Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and to meet deadlines
- Excellent oral and written (English) communication skills with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with participants, staff, management, and community partners
- Sensitivity to individuals of various socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds
- Must be motivated to learn, a self-starter, trainable, and an excellent role model
- Ability to prepare financial reports and accounting statements
- Familiarity with expense and revenue allocation
- Driver’s License, reliable transportation, adequate insurance, and good driving record required (DMV printout); Pass Criminal Background Check; CPR/First Aid Certified (preferred), CA Mandated Reporter (preferred)
- TB Test (last 4 years)
- Covid vaccination records required
In the ﬁrst week, expect to:
- Onboard and integrate into EntreNous Youth Empowerment Services
- Meet the team, attend meetings, observe the organization, and learn the mission, vision and values
- Familiarization with our internal processes and tools
- Spend time with the organization’s executive directors and team members to understand priorities and culture of the organization including philosophy and YouthBuild model
- Review all internal and external documents
- Begin to understand the data collection, Electronic Records and documentation systems
In the ﬁrst three months, expect to:
- Have a solid understanding of the role, the program, the delivery of services and the administrative requirements for various funding streams
- Participate in strategic planning and continuous quality improvement
- Streamline systems and structures to improve efficiency and ease of use
In the ﬁrst six months, expect to:
- Share ideas for new program elements
- Reﬁne and assist with innovating existing programs
- Begin setting personal and program goals
TO APPLY – No phone calls. Please apply through Indeed, only.
EntreNous is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of EntreNous to afford equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, citizenship status, medical condition, or any other legally protected status.