OPERATIONS / ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT Posted Jul 10
Strategic Energy Innovations , San Rafael, CA
 
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Are you passionate about sustainability? Are you a highly organized self-starter? Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is seeking a dedicated individual, enthusiastic about working in the non-profit sector, to join our cutting-edge organization focused on designing innovative solutions to address community climate and sustainability goals through work with area schools, school districts, colleges, universities and community partners.

This candidate will bring top skills and relevant experience to work closely with our operations and accounting teams as well as with our broader team of educators and program implementers. This is a full-time regular exempt position, currently based out of your home office and eventually working in our north San Rafael office when our team begins to work on site again this fall. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with an intended start date of August 1, 2020 (flexible).

ABOUT SEI AND OUR PROGRAMS
We are a non-profit organization with a 23-year history, dedicated to actions that sustain our planet. SEI builds leaders to drive sustainability solutions, partnering with schools, communities, and businesses to develop a sustainability leadership pathway from elementary school to early career. Our flagship programs educate and empower students and emerging professionals to create thriving, resilient communities. Our staff works within teams to support each other on projects and to creatively develop new and effective models. For more information about SEI’s programs, visit our website at www.seiinc.org.

• This is a 40 hr per week position based and working at first out of your home, and soon at our site in north San Rafael (Terra Linda)
• MUST LOVE NUMBERS, be comfortable with a huge amount of DATA ENTRY, AND BE EXTREMELY DETAIL ORIENTED
• LOCAL (Marin/SF/East Bay/Sonoma) CANDIDATES PREFERRED (for ease of commute and reducing related carbon footprint) – this will be remote work/work-from-home while shelter-in-place is in effect

We are in search of a quick learner who possesses a naturally analytical mind, enjoys challenge and problem solving, is extremely detail oriented, takes care to be accurate with those details, and would enjoy joining and interacting with our stellar staff.

Responsibilities may include:
• Donations tracking
• Matching gift applications and follow up
• Checking expenses and receipts entered in our database
• Matching of credit card charges with receipts ongoing
• Processing and verifying onboarding hiring paperwork and adding new employees to data systems ongoing for our workforce programs
• Tracking and requesting updated expiring forms of ID and insurance
• Entering and reviewing detailed and minute data for accuracy
• Ready, willing, and able to assist with various operations and accounting tasks and projects, including creating spreadsheets, organizing, tracking, filing, data entry, phone calls, etc
• Operations support to include various items related to HR processes, research, writing and communications, ordering and tracking, assistance with in-house and off-site events, etc

Qualifications:
• At least 3 years work experience
• Bachelors or AA preferred
• Solid basic tech knowledge and comfort with electronic communications and data management including G-Mail, G-Drive, and Slack (Wrike and DocuSign are pluses)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word (experience with Filemaker Pro is a plus)
• Experience with non-profit organization operations and accounting is a plus
• Friendly and cooperative work style, willingness to learn, and excellent communication skills; we are looking for a team player who genuinely loves to work with the details and is dedicated to showing up and getting the job done as part of our team who is likewise

Compensation:
$54,080 annually, plus benefits that include medical insurance, in-house
dental/vision/chiropractic/acupuncture allowance, comp time, 403b plan participation (with matching after
one year of employment)

To Apply:
Email cover letter and resume. Please indicate in the email subject line: Operations/Accounting Asst for Non-Profit. Please indicate in your cover letter your availability to start. No phone calls please.

This position requires the ability to: Read/comprehend, write, perform calculations, communicate orally, reason and analyze, use fine finger movements, use a computer and mouse, sit, stand, walk, drive a motorized vehicle, carry and/or lift up to 25 pounds, reach above shoulder level, bend, squat, crouch, kneel, push/pull, grasp.

SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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