Thursday, February 4, 2016

Accounting and Admin Manager – Job Announcement at California 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


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.


·       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


  • 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: 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: