Background: Anishinabe Legal Services is a non-profit organization that provides civil legal services to the low income communities of White Earth, Leech Lake, and Red Lake Reservations. The program receives a variety of grants and contracts from federal, state, tribal and private sources.
A qualified candidate will work directly with Program Management and the board of directors supporting the organization in the following areas:
Office Manager: general office duties such as ordering office supplies and building maintenance, overseeing program Intake, supervising support staff, maintaining program administrative files, grant activity reports and data collection, and other duties as assigned by program directors including general accounting duties.
General Accounting: Verifies and post transactions to journals, ledger and other records. Handles balancing and reconciliations of sub account activity. Prepares analysis and audit work papers; and monitoring cash flow. Accounts Payable: Oversees all aspects of accounts payable, Processes/posts a variety of accounting transactions such as invoices, payments, and expenses in accordance with department procedures. Maintains accounting files. Checks and verifies accounting data; enters data into computerized accounting system and uses system to research questions and generate reports.
Interacts with program staff; Grants Billing: Processes and submits billings for reimbursement from various sources; verifies for accuracy to budget and completeness, signatures and assembly in accordance with reimbursing agency requirements; provides information of billing activity to grant management staff and for budgeting; and performs related duties as required.
Qualifications: An associates’ degree in accounting or business management. Prior work experience is necessary. Nonprofit experience a plus. A people oriented personality is essential, excellent attention to detail, be able to multi-task, establish priorities and organize efficiently. Knowledge of excel, outlook, word and familiarity with accounting software is also essential. Must be able to work independently and as a team.
Compensation: The position is full time and salary is depending on experience. Generous benefits package, including paid health and dental insurance, life insurance, and flex scheduling.
To Apply: Native Americans are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to: Chari LaDuke-Clark, Administrative Director, Anishinabe Legal Services, PO Box 157, Cass Lake, MN 56633 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications preferred by November 9, 2017 or until position is filled.
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