Title: Accounting Associate

Posted: 9/6/2023

About Ohio Voice

Ohio Voice’s mission is to support and grow the ecosystem of non-profit, non-partisan organizations doing year-round civic engagement with underrepresented communities to win progressive governance that will improve people’s lives. Ohio Voice works with leaders, organizations, and campaigns doing some of the most exciting work to advance progressive change statewide and locally. Our core work is supporting our partners’ efforts to increase civic engagement through policy advocacy, movement building, protest, voter registration, voter education, and voter turnout. Ohio Voice is an affiliate of State Voices, a national network.

About the Position

Ohio Voice’s accounting associate will work as part of and report to a team on various projects, working closely with the Finance and Administration Director on accounting/finance responsibilities and other team members on logistics and systems to support the entire Ohio Voice team. We are looking for someone passionate about systems! The accounting associate will be a valued team member- we recognize this work’s importance. Our small organization has grown, has many facets to our work, and needs processes to ensure our work is tracked and reportable for different audiences as easily as possible. The accounting associate will do reconciliations and basic accounting and support the setup of systems and logistics as needed for our fiscally managed organizations.


A proven commitment to and passion for justice and relevant experience with accounting and other logistics are strongly preferred.
Active interest in accounting and other behind-the-scenes work that makes our work possible.
Proven ability to conceptualize and implement systems
Proficient with spreadsheets
Experience with Quickbooks
Strong project management skills, ability to consistently meet deadlines and/or communicate when things change
Must be able to work independently and as a team leader
Track record of working with underrepresented communities is strongly preferred, particularly in communities of color, with demonstrable cultural competency

Primary Responsibilities

Bookkeeping & reconciling all organizational income and expenses, fiscal sponsorship partners, and fiscally managed organizations
Record financial transactions into appropriate ledgers, databases, and software, including purchases, sales, receipts, and payments
Reconcile and balance accounts, ensuring accuracy and completeness of financial data
Process and prepare invoices, receipts, and bills for payments
Monitor accounts payable and accounts receivable activities
Assist in the preparation of financial statements and report
Maintain and update general ledger entries
Participate in the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts
Participate in payroll processing and associated tax obligations
Assist in various administrative and clerical tasks related to finance
Administration of credit card program, including monthly reconcilement & organizing receipts
Developing and overseeing implementation of other systems – (online) file management, grants management and evaluation, etc.
Process building and procedure implementation for Ohio Voice and fiscal management organizations
Mileage and expense reimbursement tracking

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is $20,000-$24,000 annually, based on qualifications and experience, plus generous benefits. This position is classified as part-time (20 hours per week).


Ohio Voice is based in Columbus, but remote work is the norm currently and will be no problem in the future. Strong preference for someone based in Ohio, but open to applicants anywhere.

How to Apply

If interested, please email your cover letter, resume, and three references to katie@ohvoice.org. Please send a thoughtful cover letter telling us why you are interested in this position and what skills and experience you would bring to the role. Applications without personalized cover letters are unlikely to be considered and may not be responded to. This posting will remain open until the position is filled– the initial deadline will be 9/24/2023.

Ohio Voice is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do the best work of their lives.

We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities. Ohio Voice will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with applicable laws. Justice-impacted applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may come from a background less traditional to our field of work, and that’s okay. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet all of the qualifications described.

Ohio Voice is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please inform katie@ohvoice.org.