Nonprofit Bookkeeper,  Asheville, NC 28801

Join the SPARC Foundation in its mission to empower individuals and families by providing education and support and steering them away from institutional care!

Why SPARC Foundation?

Our collaborative approach involves working closely with local law enforcement, the Attorney General’s office, the Departments of Health and Human Services, schools, mental health and substance abuse providers, and local non-profits to build a safer community and foster healthier families. Through evidence-based models and proven strategies, we aim to bridge gaps in the community where the underserved may otherwise fall through.

At the core of our values—Authenticity, Balance, Collaboration, Courage, Direct Communication, Equity, Humor, and Innovation—we are passionate about addressing the diverse needs of our community with innovative ideas that transcend traditional problem-solving.

Position Overview: We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Nonprofit Bookkeeper to join our team. The ideal candidate will manage our organization’s financial records and ensure accuracy, compliance, and transparency in all financial transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Record Keeping: Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records using Quickbooks or recommended accounting system. Record and classify financial transactions, including income, expenses, and other financial activities, in accordance with accounting principles and nonprofit regulations.
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Process invoices, payments, and receipts. Manage accounts payable and receivable by accurately recording and tracking transactions. Prepare checks, verify payment accuracy, and maintain vendor relationships.
  • Budget Management: Help develop and monitor the organization’s budget. Track income and expenses against the budget and provide regular reports to the management team or relevant stakeholders.
  • Financial Reporting: Prepare monthly financial reports, such as income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements. Generate financial reports regularly for internal analysis and external reporting requirements.
  • Grant Compliance: Ensure compliance with grant requirements by accurately tracking and documenting expenditures, preparing financial reports, and providing supporting documentation as needed.
  • Donor Management: Maintain accurate records of donor contributions and pledges. Communicate pertinent information to development staff to support the generation of acknowledgments and receipts for donations and assist with donor reporting and communication as required.
  • Audit and Compliance: Collaborate with auditors during annual audits and other financial reviews. Provide necessary documentation and support to ensure nonprofit regulations and accounting standards compliance.
  • 1099 and W2 Generation: Prepare and generate forms for contractors and staff accurately and in a timely manner, adhering to IRS guidelines and regulations.
  • Financial Policies and Procedures: As needed, help develop and maintain financial policies and procedures that promote sound financial management practices and internal controls.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in bookkeeping or accounting, preferably within a nonprofit organization.
  • Proficiency with Quickbooks or recommended accounting systems.
  • Strong understanding of nonprofit accounting principles, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Experience reporting on federal grants is a plus.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in financial record keeping.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • High ethical standards and commitment to maintaining confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Sparc Foundation’s mission and values.
 

Pay: $22.00 – $25.20 per hour

Expected hours: 15 per week

Experience level: Bookkeeping: 3 years 

Our Commitment:

As part of our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage candidates of all backgrounds, cultures, races, genders, religions, national origins, ages, physical and cognitive capabilities, and sexual orientations to apply. We understand that diverse perspectives contribute to our collective success.

Apply Now: Send your resume and cover letter (and/or any questions) to Recruiter@thesparcfoundation.org

At SPARC, we believe that families in our community deserve the best treatment, education, support, and care. If this resonates with you, we look forward to hearing from you!