The Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law is a Los Angeles non- profit organization that focuses its work on the civil and human rights of insular minorities including immigrants, refugees, children, and indigenous peoples. The Center initiates and conducts major class action litigation, often involving constitutional law issues, and provides technical support and training to qualified legal services providers, pro bono attorneys, and community-based organizations. The program also operates community-based and international human rights projects. Please visit our web site for more information about the Center and for links to several other web sites of its projects.
The Center operates with a fairly small staff of 3-4 Attorneys, 4 Legal Assistants/Paralegals and one Executive Administrator. The Center is currently seeking an Executive Administrator that is an experienced professional to handle its bookkeeping and administration. The position will be full-time, Monday-Friday 9 AM – 5 PM. Salary ranges between $65,000-$75,000.
- MUST be skilled in standard accounting software (QuickBooks, etc.)
- MUST have balanced bank statements, run accounting reports, entered and tracked budgets in an accounting software program, etc.;
- Bachelor’s degree; at least one year’s experience administering a non-profit or public agency
- Ability to manage general ledger and finance, prepare financial reports, and administer grants.
- Fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THE EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATOR POSITION UNLESS YOU ARE EXPERIENCED IN USING THE FUNCTIONALITIES OF AN ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE PROGRAM.
- Finance & bookkeeping
- Maintain general ledger, including receipts, deposits, payroll, payables, grant allocations, and accruals.
- Prepare budgets and financial reports for funding sources and outside auditors.
- Oversee preparation and filing of non-profit reports and tax returns.
- Coordinate outside bookkeeping consultation.
- Coordinate payroll with outside payroll service; maintain employee time records, accrued wages and benefits.
- Maintain personnel files, including I-9s, W-2s and salary and benefit records.
- Coordinate employee evaluations. Maintain and update voice-mail system.
- Oversee insurance, office equipment, supplies, furnishings, and physical plant.
- Coordinate management and maintenance of the Center’s Hawaii retreat.
- Oversee financial and administrative filing systems.
- Maintain and update policies, procedures and operations manuals.
- Assist in preparing programmatic reports for funders