Purpose: Create and manage financial structures, processes, and procedures.
Location: Virtual (ideally with some onsite support in Berkeley, CA)
Hours: 10-20 hours upfront, 5-10 hours a month ongoing.
Pay: $30 - $40/hour (DOE)
Benefits: This is a non-exempt, part-time/contract position.
Vacation: Unpaid. We often take 2 weeks off during the winter holidays and go on weeklong retreats throughout the year. You are welcome to keep a similar vacation schedule or create your own, so long as we do advanced contingency planning. We’re also open to you working from the road, so long as we can ensure quality work will be done.
Flex time: We generally work from 10-5:30, M-F, with Tu, W and Th available for calls and meetings. You are welcome to set your own hours so long as the job gets done and our collaborative working needs are met.
Reports to: J. Miakoda Taylor, Founder and CEO.
Start Date: When position is filled.
FIERCE ALLIES OVERVIEW:
J. Miakoda Taylor is the founder of Fierce Allies, providing intensive training, coaching, and consulting services to individual and organizational clients that want to foster deep partnerships across divides of power and privilege.
Fierce Allies, founded in 2009, is currently reinventing itself as a streamlined solo consulting practice with support from an Executive Assistant and various advisors. As we continue shifting our business model, our primary consultant, Miakoda, is in need of a rock-solid, no-drama Bookkeeper to join our team.
POSITION DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:
Fierce Allies is seeking an experienced and talented Bookkeeper who will competently maintain, manage, and improve our financial systems, enabling our primary consultant, Miakoda, and other collaborators to focus on developing our services, team, and client relationships.
Applicants for this role should be competent at collaborating at the intersection of diverse perspectives and capable and committed to applying Fierce Allies relationship-based practices to all areas of operation, including: pursuing win-win solutions, practicing mutual accountability, acting with emotional-social intelligence, and transforming obstacles into opportunities.
This job is ideal for you if you answer “yes” to the following statements:
The Bookkeeper will be responsible for the following:
First priority: (First 1-2 months)
Low Priority (TBD)
TO APPLY: We invite qualified applicants to submit a 1-2 page cover letter and résumé to email@example.com. (DO NOT USE THE LOCALWISE APPLY BUTTON). Please type “Bookkeeper” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter responses to the following:
Feel free to add anything else you think is relevant to this opportunity that has not already been discussed. We will not consider résumés that are unaccompanied by a cover letter that addresses all of the points above.
People with disabilities, POC, LGBTQ, and people with a felony conviction are strongly encouraged to apply.
Thanks for your interest - we look forward to hearing from you if you think you’d be a great fit to join this mission.
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Fierce Allies is an intensive training, facilitation, and consulting program that fosters deep partnerships across divides of power and privilege. Groups with contentious dynamics build the skills and trust necessary to have fiercely honest and deeply embodied dialogues about the very issues that divide them in order to build resilient and dynamic alliances.