Finance Associate - #135341

API Legal Outreach

Date: 3 days ago
City: Oakland, CA
Salary: $22.59 - $31.25 per hour
Contract type: Full time


Compensation: $22.59 - $31.25 per/hr
Hours: 40 hours per week including some weekend and evening hours.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: In-office, Hybrid
Reports to: Finance Coordinator
Deadline: Open until filled
Posting: August 16, 2023

About Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

API Legal Outreach is the largest social justice legal organization focused on the Asian/Pacific Islander, Latinx,
and immigrant communities of the Greater Bay Area and the Central Valley. A growing community-based
organization founded in 1975, our mission is to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate
direct services to the most marginalized segments of our community including low-income women, seniors,
immigrants, and youth. With offices in Oakland and San Francisco, our work is focused in the areas of
Gender-based Violence, Immigration and Immigrant Rights, Disability Rights, Senior Law and Elder Abuse,
Anti-Human Trafficking, Youth Violence Prevention, Anti API Hate Violence, the preservation of affordable
housing and small businesses, and other social justice issues.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Finance Coordinator, the Finance Associate will assist in managing finances . This role is based
primarily in our Oakland office, with additional responsibilities linked to our San Francisco office. The role
requires a strong commitment to social justice, with frequent interactions with a wide range of stakeholders. The
ideal candidate will be dedicated to serving underserved Asian and Pacific Islander communities and BIPOC
communities in the Greater Bay Area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reconciling general ledger accounts to reports;
  • Preparing budgets, invoices, and financial reports
  • Assisting with annual audit preparation
  • Coordinate fiscal administration of grants and contracts, including grant Reporting and communications
with grant monitors
  • Assisting Finance Coordinator in fiscal oversight including maintaining financial databases involving
bank accounts, inventory control, clients and donors
  • Represent the organization at meetings with funders and government entities.
  • Assist with other office tasks as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with PC systems (Word, Database, Excel, Quickbooks and/or other non-profit accounting
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and to serve disadvantaged persons in the community

Preferred Qualifications

  • Accounting degree, bookkeeping experience, and/or relevant work experience
  • Bilingual/bicultural skills (Spanish, Cantonese, or other API language)

To Apply:
Please Email a cover letter and resume with three professional references to [email protected] by
August 30th, 2023. In the subject line, please write Finance Associate. In your cover letter, please address the
following questions: What about our mission inspires you?

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach is an equal opportunity employer, committed to affirmative action.
We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, immigrants, and

individuals with arrest or conviction records.

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