Budget Coordinator
Advancement Project 4 reviews - Echo Park, CA

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Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization. Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, we exist to fulfill America’s promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. We use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change.

Advancement Project’s California office engineers large-scale systems change to remedy inequality expand opportunity and open paths to upward mobility. Our goal is that members of all communities have the safety, opportunity and health they need to thrive. Our California offices’ primary programs include: Educational Equity - Ensures school facilities for all and expands educational opportunities for low-income children from birth through high school graduation; Equity in Public Funds - Reveals significant discrepancies between the allocation of public funds and the needs of low-income communities and communities of color; Healthy City - Provides an information + action resource that unites community voices, rigorous research and innovative technologies to solve the root causes of social inequity by transforming how people access and use information about their communities; and Urban Peace - Reduces community violence so that poor neighborhoods are safe enough for children to learn, families to thrive and communities to prosper.

Position Description :

The Budget Coordinator is a non-management position with primary responsibilities to analyze financial needs, analyze expense data and past expenditures, develop grant budget proposals and reports, track budget activity, develop expenditure forecasts, assist in projections of financial status, and advise the Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration of possible over-expenditures or problems to ensure sound, accurate fiscal practices and policies. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • The development and periodic revisions of the California office budget and annual/multi-year projections of expenditures and budget balances in coordination with Bookkeeper, the Managing Co-Director and Department Directors.
  • Coordinate with the Fund Development Department and Department Director in the development of the specific grant budgets and budget narratives that provide the appropriate line-item crosswalk between Quick Books and the funder’s specific budget line items.
  • Support the Fund Development Department in the preparation of funder required and contract compliance required financial reports.
  • Manage and implement all contractual invoicing for services provided by the organization to third parties.
  • Provide back up support for accounting/bookkeeping activities
  • Perform other general office duties as needed.
  • Qualifications:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

  • Position requires 3 years of experience working as a bookkeeper or accountant; experience with nonprofit organizations preferred.
  • Familiarity with foundation grant budgets & governmental contract development required. Fund development experience a plus.
  • High computer proficiency and comfort a must. Intensive experience working with QuickBooks and Excel required. Experience with Sales Force a plus.
  • Should have ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Has a commitment to equity and inclination to work with a staff that is focused on civil rights, equity, and social justice.

  • Annual salary: DOE. Includes health, dental and vision benefits. Parking is also included.

    The Advancement Project is an “at will” and equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.

    To Apply:

    Please send cover letters and resumes to:

    ATTN: Human Resources

    RE: Budget Coordinator

    Advancement Project

    1910 W Sunset Blvd. Ste 500, Los Angeles CA 90026

    Or e-mail to: hr@advanceproj.org or fax to: 213.989.1309

    Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

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