Current Job Openings

The Work:
The Accountant will report to LACLJ’s Director of Finance and will be working closely with the administrative team. The
Accountant will prepare financial reports to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and
other related financial activities. The Accountant will also be assisting with general grants management including, but
not limited to, grants applications, budget creation/modification, budget tracking, and reporting.

The Position:
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
– Maintain the general ledger, verify and post transactions to journals, ledger, and other records. Monitor funding
and transaction accounting for all grants and programs.
– Prepares periodic (monthly) balance sheets, profit and loss, and cash flow statements.
– Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
– Reconciles bank accounts monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
– Reconciles customer accounts and manages accounts receivable collections.
– Verifies payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the
appropriate accounts.
– Assists with payroll and payroll processes as needed.
– Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform
annual audit.
– Assists with annual budgeting process, expense analyses, projections, and other budget-related items.
– Federal and state grants management, including grants applications, budget creation/modification, budget
tracking, staff time allocations, projections, compliance, invoicing, monitoring/audits, etc.
– Coordinates with the development team, completes donor reconciliations, prepares fundraising reports, and
other items as needed.
– Files required tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
– As appropriate, coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software system; recommends
updates to enhance the accounting software.
– Performs other related duties as assigned.

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The Position:
LACLJ is seeking a full-time Grants Coordinator with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy to join our team. The Grant Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Grants & Contracts and will provide ad-ministrative and compliance-related support with government grants and contracts. In addition to processing docu-ments electronically and regularly updating LACLJ’s grants database, this position will work collaboratively with the grants team to prepare and submit government grant solicitations, reports, and compliance documents.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:
· Provide day-to-day coordination of all government grants and contracts by maintaining and updating proposal and award information in systems and databases, creating and maintaining files, and coordinating/tracking proposal submission, award set-up, compliance, and reporting;
· Assist with grant solicitations and reports, including coordinating team assignments, gathering updated corpo-rate documents, preparing standard documents, updating project staff bios, researching, proofreading, and submitting final documents to grant funders;
· Participate in grantor/contractor site visits conducted at the main office and off-site office for purposes of compliance;
· Attend any grant and contract required meetings, specifically meetings required by Department of Public and Social Services (DPSS);
· Develop and improve effective and efficient grant systems for tracking and monitoring grant compliance, re-porting deadlines, volunteer hours, and contacts;
· Monitor grant and contract expenditures to ensure appropriate spending;
· Monitor grant funded partners to ensure grant spending, reporting and compliance requirements are met;
· Work with LACLJ’s case management system (LegalServer) team to ensure that new grant and contract data requirements are recorded in LegalServer;
· Collect data on all matching and volunteer hours, including Pro Bono Attorney hours.

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LACLJ seeks a Staff Attorney with a strong commitment to public interest and social justice advocacy.
This attorney will represent low-income survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or human
trafficking in a variety of homeless prevention and family law matters. This position will help survivors
who are facing homelessness negotiate soft landings, help with landlord advocacy and habitability issues
as well as provide representation on cases involving child custody and restraining orders. In addition,
this position offers the opportunity to:
– Provide presentations and trainings to community partners and client communities on family
law as well as other related legal issues;
– Develop relationships and collaborate with a range of public and private community partners to
address systemic barriers facing LACLJ’s client community;
– Engage in other tasks and projects that further LACLJ’s mission and operations.

Essential Job Skills and Abilities
– J.D. or LLM degree from accredited law school
– A member in good standing of the California Bar
– Strong written and oral communication skills
– Strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work collaboratively with a dynamic team
Preferred Candidates will have one or more of the following:
– Ability to read, write, and speak fluently in Spanish
– Commitment to trauma-informed advocacy, cultural responsiveness, empathy, responsive
listening, and demonstration of authentic care and concern
– Previous experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human
trafficking, and/or immigrant populations
– Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income people

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Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, disability, or sexual orientation.

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