Finance Associate

San Luis Obispo

Hourly rate: $20-$25/hr


A local non-profit organization is looking for a Finance Associate to join their team! This is a full-time, temp-to-hire position.


This person will be responsible for providing assistance with all financial duties.


Specific Responsibilities:


General Accounting

  • Assist the Director of Finance & Administration in maintaining accurate and timely financial records and maintaining accurate accounting for each of the Foundation's funds in accordance with generally accepted fund accounting practices.
  • Perform all accounting and financial functions in FIMS and in other software applications as appropriate.
  • Code and enter operational expenses, cut checks for payables.
  • Daily posting and reconciliations.


Investment Pools

  • Perform monthly reconciliation of all investment accounts.
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly Investment Committee meeting packet.


Human Resources/Payroll

  • Assist the Director of Finance & Administration with Human Resources functions, assisting with new employee documentation, vacation and sick day records, and pay rate changes.
  • Assist with payroll functions.
  • Assist with Audits.



  • Assist staff with designing and running reports in FMIS.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance & Administration or CEO.



  • Excellent, demonstrable skills on PC systems with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience in accounting software a plus.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a non-profit organization using fund accounting.
  • Self-starter and learn by doing attitude.
  • Ability to climb stairs and lift 25 pounds.


San Luis Personnel Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, registered domestic partner status, ancestry, genetics, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, citizenship status, military status, status as a disabled or other protected veteran or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.



3220 S. Higuera Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401