As the largest collective voice of Bay Area Jews, JCRC embraces and celebrates the rich diversity of Jewish identity and our broader community. Moved to action by our shared Jewish values and heritage, we cultivate meaningful relationships within and beyond the Jewish community in pursuit of a more just world where all people thrive.

Over the past two years, we have grown significantly as we’ve added new staff to expand our reach and impact. As a result, our accounting needs have grown, and we therefore are looking to hire a half-time accounting assistant to help our finance team get its work done.

This position reports to the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) and works closely with the staff accountant.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in preparation of preparing backup information for monthly journal entries
  • Assisting in preparation of schedules for audit, budget, taxes
  • Assisting as needed to enter information for some restricted project in Salesforce
  • Preparing monthly reconciliations between fundraising reports in Salesforce and finance reports in QuickBooks
  • Assisting the DFA with preparations of quarterly reports for the Budget and Finance Committee and the Board
  • Assisting DFA in applying/initiating necessary registrations with various states and authorities for out-of-state employees
  • Assisting with implementing projects/software as needed to remove work from DFA and staff accountant
  • Keeping paper files organized and filed and transfer others to cloud
  • Managing various other new accounting and personnel projects as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years related experience or an equivalent combination in accounting/finance
  • Understanding of general ledger
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and QuickBooks
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Non-profit accounting experience is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail


In addition to meaningful and rewarding work, JCRC provides a generous compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, life and accidental death  insurance, a 403(b) program with a discretionary organizational contribution, generous paid time off, an employee flexible spending health care and dependent (cafeteria) plan, pre-tax transit pass program, an employee-contributed vision insurance plan, early closure for Shabbat and Jewish holidays, days off for Jewish holy days that fall during the work week, and – most significantly – a collaborative and friendly work environment. Flexible hybrid office schedule.

Job Title:  Accounting Assistant – Part-time (20 hours per week)/non-exempt
Salary Range: $31,000 to $36,000
Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration