Accountant, SF LGBT Center

San Francisco, California, United States | SF LGBT Center | Full-time | Partially remote


The Accountant processes and posts a variety of accounting transactions such as invoices, payments, and expenses; assists in the preparation of payroll; prepares some general ledger entries; maintains accounting files; and general administrative support such as ordering office supplies for the organization. The position operates in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and the organization’s policies, procedures, and contracts.

This is a Full Time Regular/Non-Exempt position. 

20% Remote 80% on Site 

Hours are primarily Monday – Friday with occasional need for evening or weekend work. Work schedules are negotiable within a standard 8:00 am – 7:00 pm window.


  • Process accounts payable, cash disbursements, accounts receivable and cash receipts including coding of all source documents, entering all data into the computerized accounting system on time and accurately, depositing of cash receipts and disbursement of all payables. Serve as a liaison to vendors on accounts payable and to clients and donors as required and appropriate, including follow-up on returned checks, outstanding receivables, and other problems with cash receipts.
  • Process the billing for short term rentals/events, tenants, and other services by working with the building facilities staff to ensure that all bookings are invoiced, entered into the accounting system, and collected in accordance with Center policies and protocols. Reconcile accounting and event management systems.
  • Compile basic financial reports for program directors and managers, including analysis of program expenditures, grant expenditure reports, and reconciliation of donor tracking, and accounting system data as needed.
  • Assists in preparation for annual external audit and grant monitoring audits under the direction of the Associate Director of Finance.
  • Maintain accurate and complete files relating to the Center’s finances, including records of cash disbursements, cash receipts, invoices, returned checks, and other financial records as required.
  • General administrative responsibilities such as ordering office supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in finance, non-profit accounting experience preferred. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for non-profits and of non-profit tax accounting and compliance a strong advantage.
  • Ability to track detailed and specific information and maintain record keeping systems accurately and within specified timelines.
  • Ability to manage and respond to complex timelines and tasks, including requests for information and/or assistance from staff, vendors, event holders, tenants, and donors.
  • Knowledge of general office software programs and financial databases, preferably expertise in QuickBooks and EventPro.
  • Good analytic skills including creative approaches to problem solving.
  • Ability to work independently and to work effectively as part of team.
  • Ability to maintain respectful, professional relationships with the Center’s diverse constituency, including staff, Board, volunteers, vendors, event holders, tenants, donors, and members of the public.
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures.
  • Strong commitment to agency mission, philosophy, programs, and services. Willingness to actively participate as a member of the staff in a team approach to ensuring the success of the Center.


This position is mostly based in office-based at the Center’s 1800 Market Street location. Option to work up to 20% remotely.

Essential physical requirements: 

  • Must be able to operate a computer and other common office machinery such as a copier/fax/printer up to eight hours/day daily.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of several hours daily.
  • Must be able to lift to 20 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to work in a shared office space with 3 or more employees in the same office with moderate levels of noise.

Employees in this position must be able to perform these essential functions satisfactorily, and, if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job. 


  • $32.32/hour.
  • Paid medical insurance as well as paid time off (vacation, health & holidays)

The mission of the Center is to connect our diverse community to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve our vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBT people and our allies. The Center’s strategies inspire and strengthen our community by:

     • Fostering greater opportunities for people to thrive.
     • Organizing for our future.
     • Celebrating our history and culture.
     • Building resources to create a legacy for future generations.

The Center is a healthcare/ vulnerable client employer. Verified Covid 19 vaccination is required.


The SF LGBT Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or inter-sex are encouraged to apply. The SF LGBT Center maintains a policy of non-discrimination with respect to employees and applicants for employment. No aspect of employment will be influenced in any matter by race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical disability (including HIV or AIDS), medical condition, perceived physical disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute.

Pursuant to SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we consider qualified applicants with arrest/conviction records.


SF LGBT Community Center

1800 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102