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Finance Associate

The Anti-Recidivism Coalition
Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles, CA

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off

Full job description

About the Organization

The Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) works to end mass incarceration in California. To ensure our communities are safe, healthy, and whole, ARC empowers formerly and currently incarcerated people to thrive by providing a support network, comprehensive reentry services, and opportunities to advocate for policy change. Through our grassroots policy advocacy, we are dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system so that it is more just and equitable for all people. Learn more at:

Position Summary

The Anti-Recidivism Coalition is seeking a full-time Finance Associate. Reporting to the Finance Director, this position supports the finance team in accounting for core and project operations and other related activities as assigned.

Essential Job Functions

  • Assist with all functions of accounts payable processing, expense coding and selected functions in monthly books close.
  • Work with finance team and project leaders to ensure finances are accurately reflected in the general ledger, which may include preparing/posting journal entries and monitoring fund-based accounting activity.
  • Review and/or develop operational budgets as needed.
  • Assist with invoice creation across a range of funding type.
  • Provide financial analysis as needed to support work of Grants, HR, Program, and Development team.
  • Interpret financial data to assess project financial health, diagnose problems, identify concerns. Communicate analyses to project leaders and assist them in understanding their projects’ financial situation.
  • Prepare and interpret cash flow analysis, proformas, and other analytics to help the organization make data-driven decisions.
  • Address questions relating to internal financial policies and procedures, or other matters related to finance and accounting.
  • Work closely with all components of Operations and HR Divisions to support organizational operations. Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing other duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business-related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience in accounting or related field.
  • Experience in the nonprofit or government sector a plus.
  • Accounting software knowledge required; QuickBooks required.
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills as well as ability to manage multiple workflows.
  • High level of experience with Excel required.

The Finance Associate will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Ability to work in a team environment and maintain a high degree of confidentiality due to the nature of the position.
  • Excellent client service and professional demeanor in communicating with staff members at all levels throughout the institution, as well as with partners, vendors, and others.


  • Pay rate is $26.44 - $31.25 D.O.E.
  • Multiple employer medical/dental/ vision plans with up to 100% employee coverage, 50% for dependents.
  • Employer funded life insurance.
  • 401(k) matching
  • 10 paid vacation days, 6 paid sick days.

Please note that employment is contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Anti-Recidivism Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.44 - $31.25 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Los Angeles, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Finance: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person