SEEKING PART-TIME BOOKKEEPER

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Full Spectrum Features NFP is a non-profit dedicated to increasing diversity in the independent film industry. We seek an experienced bookkeeper to assist in managing our day-to-day accounting and finance needs. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills, and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker with a commitment to consistently meeting deadlines. Experience and interest in the film industry is not required or expected, but welcome. This position may lead to other opportunities related to film production/finance, budgeting, etc.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Independent contractor or W-2 employee, depending on scope of work

HOURS: 10-25 hours per month, depending on scope of work.

LOCATION: Work can be done remotely or on-site, although we strongly prefer someone who can commit to some on-site work at least once a month.

COMPENSATION: Negotiable; commensurate with experience

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Balance and maintain accurate ledgers

  • Match purchase orders with invoices

  • Coordinate bank deposits and report financial results on a regular basis to management

  • Monitor office expenses and tally and enter cash receipts

  • Pay vendor invoices and track bank account balances

  • For all of the above, implementing and (when appropriate) designing automated and semi-automated processes to increase task efficiency and accuracy

  • Develop monthly financial statements, including cash flow, profit and loss statements and balance sheets

  • Processing bi-weekly payroll and payroll taxes

  • Coordinating with our CPA to prepare documents for annual tax return

  • Preparing financial statements for grant applications

  • Processing and filing required NFP financial documents with the State of Illinois

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field

  • At least two years of related experience (e.g., prior work in accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and payroll reports)

  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

  • Extensive experience with data entry, record keeping, and computer operation

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and QuickBooks

  • Experience in services related to payroll such as writing checks and submitting payroll taxes

  • Ability to work on-site as needed

  • Strong understanding of business and income tax worksheets and computations

TO APPLY: email resume, brief cover letter, and 2 references to harley@fullspectrumfeatures.com