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 Farm Workers Association of Florida, Inc.

Bookkeeper

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under the direction of the Finance Officer, this position is responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties including processing bi-weekly payroll, financial record keeping and transactions including accounts payable, receivable and general ledger. This is a full-time (40 hrs/wk) non-exempt position at $15.hr based at the Farmworker Association administrative office in Apopka, Fl.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs routine accounting support work according to generally accepted standard accounting principles, established procedures, organizational guidelines and regulatory requirements applicable to the work.
  • Processes payroll at the close of pay periods (bi-weekly); prepares, records and distributes paychecks.
  • Processes various billings and payments relevant to accounts payable and/or receivable functions, e.g, invoices, requisitions, work orders, check requests, insurance billings, payroll, petty cash receipts. Ensures that all expenditures are appropriately categorized.
  • Communicates with all office locations and collects all bi-weekly and monthly financial reports including timesheets, expense reports and reimbursement requests from staff. Maintains, updates and reconciles various logs, reports, ledgers, files, databases, and spreadsheets.
  • Proactively maintains highly organized filing system; files invoices, payroll documents, reimbursements, insurance information and other financial records.
  • Completes specific financial and accounting projects, prepares financial analysis, statistical, narrative, and other reports, and compiles data as needed. •Assist in the annual financial audit and other financial reviews.
  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish – preferred.
  • Accounting experience (2-5 years), proficiency in Quickbooks a must
  • Nonprofit experience a plus
  • Associate’s degree (Business or Accounting) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Additional proficiency in Windows operating systems and with Microsoft Office 2010 applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Farmworker Association mission.
 

 The Farmworker Association of Florida is a 38-year-old nonprofit organization whose long-standing mission is to build power among farmworker and rural low-income communities to respond to and gain control over the social, political, workplace, economic, health, and environmental justice issues that impact their lives.

We encourage women, people of color and /or candidates with farmwork experience or from a farmworker family to apply. Background check required.

Salary: To be determined.
Deadline: Open until filled.
How to apply: Please send resume to info@floridafarmworkers.org. Please reference “Bookkeeper” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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Farm Workers Association of Florida, Inc.

Grant writer

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Under direction of the General Coordinator, this position is responsible for researching grant opportunities, building relationships with funders, and preparing grant proposal/applications and reports. This position also helps support related communications and fundraising efforts. This is a part-time (20 hours/week) non-exempt position that may be converted to full-time (exempt) based upon evaluation of the successful candidate.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Researches potential funders for the Association and its programs
  • Prepares and submits grant proposals/applications and reports
  • Communicates with all office locations and collects monthly and quarterly report information and compiles program reporting data for use with grant reports
  • Communicates with and builds positive relationships with grant officers and other funder contacts
  • Proactively maintains highly organized filing system in Microsoft SharePoint and Teams; accessible by the General Coordinator, Administrator, Finance personnel, and others as needed and appropriate
  • Works closely with the General Coordinator and Organizers in developing narrative that accurately describes new or updated programs and plans for inclusion in grant applications
  • Assists, as part of a team, with planning and carrying out fundraising campaigns and other relevant organizational communications efforts
  • Assists, as part of a team, with ensuring that records are accurate and kept up to date in the constituent relationships management (CRM) system (FWAF currently uses SalsaLabs)
  • All other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to write clear and succinct narrative
  • Grant and report writing experience a plus
  • Nonprofit experience a plus
  • Familiarity with the use of constituent relationships management (CRM) systems a plus
  • Familiarity with reading and explaining budgets
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent proficiency in Windows operating systems and with Microsoft Office 365 applications and cloud tools and functionalities
  • Experience and comfortable with the use of web-based application tools and portals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to manage priorities and workflow; attentive to detail
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Comfortable working in cultural, racial, ethnic, and gender diverse situations
  • Understanding of and commitment to the Farmworker Association mission.

The Farmworker Association of Florida is a 38-year-old nonprofit organization whose long-standing mission is to build power among farmworker and rural low-income communities to respond to and gain control over the social, political, workplace, economic, health, and environmental justice issues that impact their lives.

We encourage women, people of color and /or candidates with farm work experience or from a farmworker family to apply. Background check required. Some skills tests may be required.

Salary: To be determined.
Deadline: Please apply by November 7, 2021.
How to apply: Please send resume to [email protected] Please reference “Grant Writer” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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