Progressive Power Lab seeks a part time Bookkeeper with experience in nonprofit accounting and grant management who will support Progressive Multiplier with maintaining accurate and timely financial statements with their bookkeeping and record keeping skills.

About Progressive Power Lab

The Progressive Power Lab team manages nonprofit and for-profit organizations working to realize democracy, achieve justice, and restore our environment. Our team provides management and marketing services to PPL partners that provide technology, canvassing services, grassroots organizing services, financing, and technical support to organizations moving millions of people and dollars into action. 

The family of PPL partners includes:

  • Progressive Multiplier – The Progressive Multiplier is a funding intermediary offering diverse grants and financing options to progressive nonprofits to help them test and scale their fundraising efforts.
  • Membership Drive – Membership Drive provides cutting edge Salesforce Apps to that enable nonprofits and companies to enlist people in their causes. The Field is available on the Salesforce AppExchange for sales, political, and fundraising canvasses. Membership Drive tools are built to support the work of progressive organizations and are available to anyone in the Salesforce AppExchange marketplace.

Roles and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Record payments received from donors according to established procedures in accordance with donor restrictions
  • Manage the AP process reviewing all bills, obtaining appropriate approval, and recording them in the general ledger
  • Process accounts payable and ensure payments are coded and entered correctly, including vendor payments, grant payments made to grantees
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations and other General Ledger (GL) account reconciliations such as due to due from related parties
  • Record monthly allocation journal entries.
  • Assist with the annual audit
  • Assist with annual 990 Preparation

What skills we need you to have

You’re described as “goal oriented,” “detail oriented,” “driven,” “someone who can just figure it out,” “self-motivated,” and “collaborative.” PPL brands are largely start ups so a love of building things and a desire to create the systems that best support the work without requiring them to push your work forward in real time is a must.

  • An understanding of non-profit Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (Non-Profit GAAP)
  • 2-5 years of experience in non-profit bookkeeping
  • Strong experience in Excel
  • Experience using Quickbooks, Xero, or similar accounting software
  • Detailed oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing demands in a deadline driven environment


  • $20-$25/hour range commensurate with experience.
  • This position will start at 20 hours a week with the potential to go full time.

To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter below.


All PPL employees are eligible for a generous benefits package, including health, vision, dental, paid time off (including your birthday), 401k…[more]


Progressive Power Lab isn’t just an equal opportunity employer. We are actively seeking to build a diverse and inclusive team with a wide range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills to support the incredible diversity of progressive organizations across the country. [more]

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