Simply Living Is Hiring Administrative/Financial Consultant

Financial/Administrative Consultant

Job Description

Primary Objectives:
The Financial/Administrative consultant works remotely and reports to the Simply Living
president and the executive director, and also interacts with Simply Living board members
(especially the treasurer and check writer) to create financial reports, reconcile bank accounts,
and track payables, receivables, donations, and other account details. Work hours are up to 10
hours per week. 
Primary Responsibilities:
 Maintain an accurate record of financial transactions including supporting documentation
 Manage accounts receivable and payable
 Record & track memberships, donations, sponsorships, event fees, and other financial
contributions to Simply Living
 Ensure that data in QuickBooks is reconciled with data in DonorPerfect
 Reconcile bank accounts
 Produce monthly financial reports including Balance Sheet and Profit-and-Loss
 Comply with local and state reporting & license requirements (e.g., sales tax, solicitation
 Maintain insurance coverage records
 Assist in preparation of financial projection/forecast for annual budget 
 Prepare annual 1099s for contractors
 Support IRS Form 990 tax filing
 Manage restricted funds/grants 
 Perform other related duties as requested by the executive director and board
Qualifications and Skills:
 Skilled with QuickBooks Online, Excel, DonorPerfect, and Google Drive
 Ability to learn and use new technology
 Skilled in collaboration and communication
 Ability to identify errors and solve problems, with keen  attention to detail
 Ability to keep records and files organized
 Ability to work independently, self-disciplined and self-motivated
 Understands accounting best practices
 Understands the financial record keeping needs of nonprofit organizations
 Possesses an impeccable sense of integrity and ability to maintain confidential
This is a part-time contract position for up to 10 hours per week.  Pay is $17 to $20 per hour
depending on skills and experience.
How to apply:
To apply for this position, email a resume and cover letter describing  how you see yourself as a
good fit for this position to

About Simply Living
Founded in 1992, Simply Living is a community organization that promotes sustainability,
environmental awareness and our local economy through educational outreach and
partnerships. We seek to create a compassionate and sustainable world through personal,
community and cultural transformation.  Major initiatives include:  Simply Living Sustainable U (a
platform for learning opportunities such as speaker events, panel discussions, film series,
discussion courses, and tours), our comprehensive weekly newsletter and calendar of
community events, and annual events such as the Sustainable Living & Garden Tour and the
Gift to Be Simple fundraiser. 
Simply Living is committed to equal employment and volunteer opportunity without regard to
age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, marital or veteran status. This policy applies to all areas of employment, Board
of Directors, and volunteer participation, including recruitment, hiring, training and development,
promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, social and recreational
programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable
federal, state and local laws.
Simply Living is a Columbus, Ohio-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organization seeking a part-time,
contract Financial/ Administrative Consultant. For over 30 years, Simply Living has upheld its
mission to connect people with learning opportunities that promote sustainability, environmental
justice, and our local economy. Our new Financial/ Administrative Consultant will provide
financial reporting, bank account reconciliation, and regular tracking of payables, receivables,
donations and other account details. We’re looking for someone who works effectively on his or
her own, has a strong attention to detail, and has a grasp on the financial record keeping needs
of nonprofit organizations.
This position offers flexibility as a part time, remote position for up to 10 hours per week. Please
see the full job description for more details about this position. EOE

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