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Operations Associate (DF)

Company: EPIP
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The position of Operations Associate at the Durfee Foundation is ideally suited to an individual who wishes to gain practical experience in the nonprofit sector or philanthropy as part of a platform for a career in public service and social change. The job will provide the candidate a intensive practice of nonprofit management - from clerical and bookkeeping functions, to contracting, office and website management, investment coordination and occasional events support - as well as bird's-eye view of the social change sector in Los Angeles, with exposure to an extraordinary, cross-sector range of leaders.Position DescriptionThe Durfee Foundation is a private family foundation that supports individuals and organizations in Los Angeles County, with a special emphasis on community development and nonprofit leadership. The Foundation has assets of approximately $30 million, and makes more than $2 million in grants annually.The position of Operations Associate reports to the Executive Director, and works day-to-day with the Program Manager. The ideal candidate for this job should be technologically proficient, detail-oriented, self-motivated and collaborative. The position is part-time, four days/32 hours per week, allowing the candidate to pursue other career development activities on the off-day. The job comes with excellent benefits.The Durfee Foundation maintains a small office. We value collegiality, cooperation and flexibility. The Foundation is currently located in Santa Monica, but will move to downtown Los Angeles in December 2018.Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping, including monitoring account balances, cash-flow projection, and accounts payable, under supervision of accountant
  • Under direction from an independently contracted CPA, prepare documents for financial audits
  • Implement occasional stock sales, and manage relationships with investment advisors
  • Reconcile monthly financial statements
  • Manage contract agreements
  • Reimbursement processing
  • Office management/general administrative support, including records management and storage
  • Maintain computer systems, including email, network, website, database and back-up systems
  • Take minutes at board, committee and grantee meetings and retreats
  • Occasional back-up for events production as needed, in collaboration with Program ManagerSkills:
    • Expert in QuickBooks Online, Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Strong knowledge of Mac OSX, Dropbox, Google Drive and WordPress
    • Proficient with budgets and financial management processes
    • Good written and oral communications
    • Database management
    • Attention to detail, initiative and follow-through
    • Capacity to prioritize work and manage multiple projects
    • Exercise initiative and good judgmentQualifications:
      • College or advanced degree and/or comparable work experience
      • General knowledge of/interest in the nonprofit sector
      • Graphic design skills a plusSalary & Benefits:
        • $28,000 - $37,000 depending on experience (based on 3-4 days/week; pro-rated against $42,500 - $46,250 FTE)
        • Medical, dental and vision insurance
        • 403b retirement fund, with employee match after one yearApplication ProcessApplication Due: September 24, 2018Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references to: In your cover letter, please address the following questions:What are your professional goals, and why? Biz Ghormley published this page in Job Board 4 years ago

Keywords: EPIP, Santa Monica , Operations Associate (DF), Accounting, Auditing , Santa Monica, California

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