Accounting Supervisor


Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Director of Finance, the Accounting Supervisor is a newly created position located in our Administrative Offices in Oakland, CA. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to leave his/her mark on Bonita House by re-envisioning and re-engineering its accounting functions and systems.  

We are seeking a smart and experienced Accounting Supervisor with the heart and spirit of an entrepreneur who is comfortable doing it all: hands-on work, troubleshooting and resolution of all accounting queries, and making recommendations and implementing policies and procedures.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for the day to day accounting operations, both hands on and supervising other accounting staff.
2. Manage monthly, quarterly, and year-end close.
3. Provide backups and training as needed.
4. Mange annual audit preparation; assemble information for external auditors.
5. Identify and implement system improvements.
6. Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Competencies:

 Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
 Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. 
 Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
 Proven analytical and problem solving skill.
 Attention to detail, strong organizational skills and desire for continuous improvement and learning.
 Team player and can collaborate with other teams in the organization with poise, tact and diplomacy
 Demonstrate a proficient level of professional skill and/or knowledge in accounting and keep current with developments and trends. 
 Knowledge and ability to use applicable information technology and systems to meet work needs. 
 Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management. 

Minimum Qualifications:

 BA or BS in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.
 Minimum of 5 years of accounting and supervisory experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization with multiple programs.
 Experience with MIP/Sage accounting software highly desirable.
 Experience with federal, state, and county contracts highly desirable.
 Prior experience with housing finance and working with government funding and government agencies is preferred.
 Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
 Must be able to meet Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requirements.
 Must have valid California Driver's License and a driving record acceptable by the Agency's insurance company.

How to Apply:

 Mail/Email resume and cover letter detailing related experience to: 

Bonita House Inc. 
Attention: HR Department 
6333 Telegraph Avenue, #102 
Oakland, CA 94609 

Email: resumes@ (please include a resume in the body of your email, in addition to attaching). Please type job title in subject line.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Appropriate candidates will be contacted. 

 Bonita House is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diminishing the influence of privilege and discrimination in our field and our workplace, whether due to differences concerning age, citizenship, color, disability, marital or parental status, race, religion, gender or sexual orientation.