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The Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested?  Send your resume to Lara.Slifko @ azflse. org

Admin and Technology

Staff Accountant/Office Coordinator

Full time
Hybrid/Mix of Remote and In Office work
Pay Scale: 50-55k DOE

SUMMARY:

Under the guidance of the Director Finance and Accounting: Implements procedures assuring accounting  policies set forth by the Board are met; responsible for coordination of all records and reports for  Foundation financial information and general office operations.

RESPONSIBILIES: 

Weekly accounts payable processing, cutting of manual checks, processing ACH batches, data entry and filing; undertakes A/P and A/R research as requested by other staff and vendors; handles vendor account analysis; assists with preparation of year-end 1099 tax forms, including requesting updated information from vendors and maintaining current vendor files; prepares monthly accounts payable adjusting journal entries and assists with input and posting of all month end journal entries; assists with monthly bank reconciliations and reconciliations of accounts payable sub-ledger to general ledger; prepares daily cash receipts processing, depositing of checks, data entry and filing; responsible for other data entry that may arise. 

Prepares customer invoices and maintains A/R accounts/sub-ledgers. Follows up on amounts due to the organization through collections of outstanding A/R. Records monthly IOLTA reports and revenue to ensure cash receipts received from all banks tie to the reports.

Responsible for ordering and maintaining non-program related items. 

Assists the accounting team with quarterly finance committee meeting preparation and attendance.  May assists with annual audit by preparing work papers. May prepare schedules to assist in preparation of tax return.

Handles special miscellaneous assignments and reconciliations as requested by supervisor. Suggests ways to reengineer current processes or implements new processes. Provides backup for other team members in their absence.

Fosters the development and maintenance of good working relationships with clients, volunteers, other agencies and co-workers.

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Associates degree in Accounting or related field or 2-3 years of experience in a similar accounting position desired.
  • Candidate should be detailed, organized and deadline driven
  • Must be comfortable in a Windows environment and have strong Microsoft Excel skills; knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics a plus.
  • Understanding of accrual accounting.
  • Must have accurate and rapid ten-key skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively over the telephone and in written communications.
  • Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
  • Willingness and ability to work with minimal or no supervision in a team based atmosphere. 

 

Law Related Education

Civic Education Instruction Specialist

Full Time
Hybrid/Mix of Remote and In Office work
Pay Scale: 50-55k DOE


SUMMARY:
 

Collaborates with the Education Program Manager to provide teachers, community resource people and others with quality training for LRE programs including, but not limited to, We the People, Project Citizen, Kids Voting, and Mock Trial. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administers statewide LRE training and technical assistance for various LRE programs.

Recruits teachers and other volunteers to serve as program participants. Develops training program curricula, training agendas and appropriate techniques for follow-up (i.e., surveys, phone calls, working groups, etc.).

Makes presentations to a wide range of audiences for law related education and legal service seminars, institutes, workshops, and conferences.

Serves as a liaison and facilitates collaboration between school and other community resources.

Uses technology to effectively communicate with LRE educators in a variety of settings throughout the state.  Maintains portions of the LRE web site by making frequent updates to content.

Reviews LRE programs and materials for inclusion in LRE programs with special attention to training implications.  Aligns program content to federal and state program standards. Provides analysis and recommendations for LRE programs training and overall programmatic improvement and growth to Foundation management.

Works closely with other Foundation staff on activity-based teams ensuring that work assignments are clearly defined, established timelines are followed and key milestones are met.  Ensures that progress reports are regularly communicated to managers and directors.

As requested, serves on local and national committees to assist in bringing awareness and recognition of Arizona’s access to justice efforts.

 

 

 DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in one or more of the following: education, communications, political science or related field.
  • Two or more years of professional training or teaching experience in civic education.
  • General knowledge of adult learning and pedagogical principles.
  • Ability to align Arizona State Academic Standards and testing requirements with LRE lessons and activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop LRE lesson plans and activities.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff, and diverse groups.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Willingness and ability to work with minimal or no supervision in a team based atmosphere.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be comfortable in a Windows environment and have competency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to travel in and out-of-state, if necessary.

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