OPEIU Local 29

OPEIU Local 29

Full Charge Bookkeeper

Based in Oakland, CA

Full Charge Bookkeeper
Part-Time Benefited Position
Oakland, CA

The Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local 29 (OPEIU Local 29) is a labor union representing approximately 6,000 members. We are seeking a candidate with strong fundamentals in accounting, bookkeeping (QuickBooks required), and excellent communications skills both verbal and written.

The full charge Bookkeeper will support the organization’s operations by working closely with the President/Business Manager. This position is responsible for maintaining all financial records, ensuring legal requirement compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General Accounting-Maintain all financial records, maintain all ledgers, record payroll and other journal entries, reconcile bank accounts and credit card statements.
  • Accounts Payable-Creating, entering, and matching purchase orders and invoices, prepare manual checks, prepare payroll through Paychex or other payroll services, process expenses for reimbursements.
  • Accounts Receivable-Sorting and matching checks and invoices, posting cash, checks and credit card payments to proper accounts, preparing bank deposits, recording cash receipt information, reviewing credit memos and/or refunds, applying adjustments to accounts as necessary.
  • Organization-Review, categorize, and utilize data to prepare reports such as monthly financials using QuickBooks and Excel. Maintain records and files including journal and general ledger documentation and other miscellaneous filings. Assists CPA/Auditor by preparing for all audits and preparing reporting for quarterly and yearly taxes.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in all areas of accounting and bookkeeping.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in office management and supervisory duties.
  • Strong Proficiency in QuickBooks required.
  • Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Proficient in processing payroll through Paychex required or other payroll services required.
  • Additional experience with bookkeeping for Non-profit organizations desired.

Additional Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Accounting
  • Analyzing Information
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Contributes to Team Efforts
  • Data Entry Skills
  • Dealing with Complexity
  • Developing Standards
  • High comfort level working in a fast paced, diverse environment
  • Promoting of Process Improvement
  • Participating in the development and management of annual union budget
  • Supply Management and Inventory Control
  • Tracking Budget Expenses

Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
Submit your résumé and three (3) references with “Bookkeeper” in the subject line to: president@opeiu29.org.

Local 29 is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, or disability.

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