Accounting Intern

Employment period: September 30-December 15, 2019, 8-12 hours per week

The Opportunity:

We are looking for an energetic, responsible team member to fill our Accounting Intern position to work with a small and highly collaborative team. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the not-for-profit sector and increase knowledge of small business financial management systems. The Accounting Intern will report directly to the Executive Director to assist with various day-to-day responsibilities. Our Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, flexible, adept at managing change, and driven by our mission to connect people from diverse backgrounds through food and farming to build community in East San José


  • Assist with coding expense and income transactions (Quickbooks online)

  • Assist with accounts payables and receivables

  • Assist with gathering documents needed for grant reports

  • Maintain merchandise inventory records

  • Assist in preparing weekly bank deposits

  • Update program budget-to-actual documents for staff and board

  • Prepare cash flow analysis for Finance Committee and Board

  • Process individual and business donor information

  • Assist with accounting for Veggielution’s (2) annual fundraising events

  • Complete special projects and other assignments requested by the Executive Director

What You Can Bring - We are searching for candidates with:

  • A commitment to the mission and vision of Veggielution

  • A commitment to racial and social justice and equity

  •  A flexible and adaptable work ethic

  • Proactive work ethic, self directed

  • Preferably currently pursuing a degree or certificate in Finance or Accounting

  • Excellent attention to detail, writing and time management skills

  • Excellent arithmetic skills

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Effective member of a team and extremely comfortable working independently

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office/Excel

  • Knowledge of Quickbooks (online) extremely helpful but not required

Physical and Schedule Requirements:

  • 8-12 hours per week at Veggielution main office

  • Schedule can be flexible with hours between 9AM-5PM Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Compensation and Benefits:

This position is part-time temporary (non-exempt) position that reports directly to the Executive Director. Compensation is $15/hour. Veggielution is committed to being a multicultural organization that embraces shared leadership and is passionate about achieving social justice.

How to apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to

Deadline: September 20, 2019