Oportunidades de Trabajo

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UFWF Accounts Payable Receivable Clerk  

 

SUMMARY:

The accounts payable receivable clerk is responsible for processing the (1) payment of goods and services purchased by the organization and (2) receipt and accounting of funds being paid to the organization. This role also serves as a reviewer, ensuring that invoices are accurate and that proper accounting procedures are followed (1) for the submission of invoices to ensure purchasing and payment of goods and services and (2) to account for the receipt of payment for goods and services completed by the organization. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: (This is not an exhaustive list)

  • Gathering and sorting of documents and related information for invoicing;
  • Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Assist the Grants and Fiscal Compliance manager maintain all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and organization accounts payable files.
  • Assists organization Executive Team and auditors as necessary.
  • Assists in monthly closings.
  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required.
  • Performs filing and copying.
  • Processes invoices into computer system.
  • Opens mail daily.
  • Communicates with co-workers, management, and others regarding purchases.
  • Researches and solves payment discrepancies.
  • Processes credit card payments and credits.
  • Assists the Grants and Fiscal Compliance Manager make adjustments to accounts as needed.
  • Prepares deposits daily or as needed.
  • Prepares weekly reports for accountants.
  • Other tasks as needed

 

SUPERVISING RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commitment to ethical conduct and financial management background.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a “customer/client” focus. Ability to work with teammates in a professional and solutions oriented manner.
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and thoroughness. Ability to think critically about the details of a task at hand.
  • Flexibility. Ability to adjust quickly to constantly changing priorities and responsive to feedback. Ability to work long hours and on weekends as necessary.
  • Organization. Keeps track of projects and deadlines, and communicates progress in real-time.
  • Problem solving/analysis and results driven.
  • Dedication to mission. A genuine interest in immigrant and farm worker rights.
  • Si Se Puede (It Can Be Done) attitude. The embodiment of a personal spirit that promotes confidence, courage and risk-taking.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Requires ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  

  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS:

 

ADDITIONAL AND/OR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS:

None.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma and two years or more of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) experience.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

None.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift, move, carry, push, or pull up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift, move, carry, push, or pull up to 25 pounds.  

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

 

 


UFWF Removal Defense Director

 

SUMMARY:

The Removal Defense Director is a staff attorney position that will lead and oversee the implementation of the UFW Foundation’s removal defense project serving immigrant communities. This position will be based in Bakersfield, CA and is a full-time exempt position. The UFW Foundation seeks an individual with removal defense experience that can help the organization, in collaboration with partners, develop a service delivery model that will maximize the limited resources in rural communities and leverage relationships from urban centers.  Efforts will be focused on supporting and providing legal support for individuals detained at the Mesa Verde Immigration Detention Center located in Bakersfield.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: (This is not an exhaustive list)

  • Development and implementation of organizational removal defense program;
  • Development of community education materials regarding removal defense resources and Know Your Rights;
  • Prepare and submit applications, legal briefs, and supporting documentation for immigration relief, including but not limited to:  asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, U visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status with applicable waivers, refugee waivers, and SIJS;
  • Conduct Know Your Rights presentations to individuals in detention or immigration court;
  • Representation and assistance of detained and non-detained individuals in removal proceedings, including but not limited to bond hearings, and full removal defense representation;
  • Provide trainings and technical assistance to UFW Foundation staff, volunteers and partner organizations;
  • Recruitment and coordination of pro bono and low bono attorney support;
  • Preparing and submitting reports to program funders; and
  • Other tasks as needed.

 

SUPERVISING RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • May include supervision of support staff members, fellows, and interns as the project grows;
  • Coordinating attorneys, including pro bono volunteers and non-attorney advocates.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual, Spanish language;
  • Licensed attorney in good standing;
  • 3+ years of removal defense experience and strong knowledge of immigration remedies required;
  • Detail oriented and strong writing skills;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including good communication skills, listening skills and attitude;
  • Ability to work both independently and under supervision;
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends;
  • Ability to keep track of projects and deadlines, and communicate progress in real-time.
  • Problem solving/analysis and results driven;
  • Dedication to mission. A genuine interest in immigrant and farm worker rights.
  • Si Se Puede (It Can Be Done) attitude. The embodiment of a personal spirit that promotes confidence, courage and risk-taking.
  • Valid driver’s license, access to an automobile, insurance, and willingness to drive to off-site locations.

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write legal briefs, reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Requires ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  

  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous experience working with the Latino community. 

 

ADDITIONAL AND/OR SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND/OR QUALIFICATIONS:

None.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Juris Doctor and three years or more of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) experience.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Licensed attorney in good standing.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear.  The employee must regularly lift, move, carry, push, or pull up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift, move, carry, push, or pull up to 25 pounds.  

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.