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Bookkeeper (CFILC) Posted on April 7, 2022

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC)
Sacramento, CA
Position Summary for Bookkeeper (CFILC)

Status: This is a regular non-exempt full-time position with excellent non-profit benefits.
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: $21.95 – $25.90 hourly, depending on experience.
Location: Sacramento, CA

Description: Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Bookkeeper is responsible for the following office and bookkeeping functions: ordering office supplies and equipment; completing and overseeing equipment repair orders; answering CFILC’s main office phone line; maintaining overall organizational emergency preparedness plans and procedures; and support to CFILC staff to complete tasks and projects. Bookkeeping tasks include: accounts receivable and payable, processing loan payments, tracking & maintaining CFILC Membership Dues & invoices, bank deposits, journal entries, entering payroll data. They also will assist with processing the monthly claims and billings, tracking funders and volunteer hours and stipends.

This position may include rare travel within California. It is a regular non-exempt, full-time position based in Sacramento, California.

About California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC)

The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) is a statewide disability organization that administers programs and serves as a membership association that connects California’s Independent Living Network.
The mission of CFILC is to increase access and equal opportunity for people with disabilities by building the capacity of Independent Living Centers (ILCs).

Job Responsibilities/Duties

• Bookkeeping to include recording and depositing incoming cash, checks & credit cards. Recording and tracking event registration, customer & donor invoices;
• Accounts payable to include recording vendor invoices to correct grants in accounting software;
• Accounts receivable to include online credit card transactions, registrations and membership dues;
• Reviews FreedomTech Loan Applications, processes monthly loan statements, reconciles loan payments;
• Maintain confidential files;
• Assist with audit preparation;
• Provides information to employees about benefit plans and options;
• Record & track employee hours by program & grant. Record & track volunteer hours & process stipends;
• Reconcile program timecard hours to payroll service processing;
• Processes payroll, prepares 1099s, maintains payroll service files;
• Enter and maintain database information for various programs;
• Assists employees with benefits enrollment forms, Maintains benefits files and records;
• Answer CFILC main telephone line
• Maintain sufficient office supplies;
• Ensure proper maintenance & service of office equipment such as computers, printers, photocopier, fax, TTY, postage machine and multi-line phone system;
• Enter and maintain database information for various programs;
• Prepare and track mailings (USPS, UPS, FedEx);
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Qualification Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability desired. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

• Two years’ experience in bookkeeping and office management. One year of College level courses in bookkeeping/accounting may be substituted for one year work experience;

• Ability to use accounting software;
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills;
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, & Outlook;
• Ability to multitask;
• Ability to communicate in a professional manner with all callers, visitors, and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bilingual English/Spanish/Cantonese
• American Sign Language
• Personal experience with disabilities

Other Information


CFILC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. CFILC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

CFILC has adjusted to a virtual work environment and will have a mixed hybrid working environment moving forward. A laptop and necessary equipment for access will be provided to the candidate hired for this position. Please note that maintaining a physical workspace suitable for virtual work, including securing and maintaining an Internet connection off-site, is the responsibility of the candidate. As necessary, a small Internet and cell phone stipend is provided for employees working in virtual environments.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
Email Address: jobs@cfilc.org
Subject Line Title: Bookkeeper

No phone calls or faxes will be accepted.

This job posting was added on April 7, 2022