Accounting Clerk

The Accounting Clerk is a key member of the Finance Team, reporting directly to the Finance Director/Controller. They will be responsible for all day-to-day bookkeeping activities as well as supporting the Director with additional accounting projects. This position requires high attention to detail, reliability, and a basic knowledge of accounting.

This is an Associate level position which has a set hourly rate between $22.12 and $33.17. The maximum starting rate will be the midpoint, $27.64/hour, and depend on your skills as stated above. Ploughshares Fund offers part-time employees paid vacation time, paid sick leave and paid holidays.

In this job you will:

  • Process accounts receivable, accounts payable, grants payable, and other general ledger transactions. 

  • Export and reconcile all transactions in and Stripe (AP & AR) into FundEZ accounting software. 

  • Prepare, enter and reconcile weekly bank deposits into accounting software. 

  • Reconcile revenue and contributions with the fund development team, ensuring accurate 
entry and coding. 

  • Reconcile bank accounts monthly and support quarterly closing process. 

  • Prepare regular reports for the Finance Director (monthly, quarterly, reconciliation, 
department, etc.) 

  • In collaboration with the Finance Director, ensure compliance with all GAAP principles, 
nonprofit policies, laws, and regulations, including conducting the annual audit and 
processing 1099s. 

  • Work with the Finance Director on other ad hoc projects. 

  • Engage in continuing education to maintain and enhance job knowledge and skills.

To learn more about the position, please see the full job description in the attached PDF.

To Apply

Please submit your application along with a resume and cover letter that highlight how you meet the required skills and experience noted in the job description at the link here. Please do not contact us by phone. To learn more about Ploughshares Fund, please visit


San Francisco, CA

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