Admin/Bookkeeping position (Contract-to-hire)

Open Media Foundation - Denver, CO (30+ days ago)4.8


Position Summary: The Open Media Foundation seeks a part-time Bookkeeper to oversee the financial recording of OMF and our partners located in our beautiful offices at 700 Kalamath St in Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District. With support from a contract Accountant and Finance Committee, this position serves as the primary financial contact for the Open Media Foundation, providing guidance and support to staff, the Executive Director (ED) and Board. The primary focus for this role includes daily accounting duties such as: bookkeeping, month-end closing procedures, creating monthly and quarterly reports for departments, accounts payable, and performing accounting for fiscal sponsorships.

In addition, this position manages some administrative duties such as receiving bills from vendors and entering them into Quickbooks, as well as entering banking transactions and preparing bank deposits.

Our top candidate will have a passion for the mission of OMF. Experience in a nonprofit setting is preferred. We seek a strategic professional who demonstrates a passion for social change with a strong history of financial experience.

Organization: The Open Media Foundation (OMF) is an innovative media and technology 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to putting the power of the media in the hands of the people, enabling everyone to engage in their community and bring about the change they wish to see in the world. To accomplish our mission, we begin with providing affordable, high-end media and technology services. We follow up by offering training and tools that enable everyone to represent their own voice in the media conversation. Additional information about Open Media Foundation may be found at www.openmediafoundation.org.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of verifiable bookkeeping experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated efficient working habits
  • Comfortable with technology, including google docs/drive
  • Quickbooks experience, preferably Quickbooks Online
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage complex tasks, prioritize activities, and present reports to staff & board
  • Integrity, honesty and direct communication

Preferred Qualifications:

  • *Financial experience in the nonprofit sector
  • Budgeting and financial reporting, including Form 990/audit preparation and support
  • *Degree in business, accounting, finance or related field
  • Ability to create charts/graphs using Excel or google sheets
  • *Fun to be around with a good sense of humor and flexibility
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment, develop effective interpersonal relationships, and communicate effectively and efficiently

Supervision: This role reports to the Executive Director

Benefits: Benefits and PTO to be provided only if position moves to a salaried one. Salaried employee benefits include flexible personal time off (PTO) plus paid holidays annually, and a 4 week paid sabbatical after 3 years, health plans and employer contributions to health savings account (HSA). However, this contractor role will have free access to over $2 million worth of video, audio, and studio production equipment, plus access to all training programs provided by OMF.

To Apply: This is a contract-to-hire position. Local candidates are encouraged to apply, and out of area candidates will be considered who can relocate immediately without relocation assistance.

A cover letter and current resume are required to be considered.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $20.00 /hour

Experience:

  • QuickBooks: 1 year
  • bookkeeping: 3 years

Location:

  • Denver, CO