Pacific Legal Foundation is only as good as the talent we employ. Knowing this, our hiring philosophy is simple: we seek to hire the best talent available.
We’re constantly and aggressively on the lookout for employees who live and breathe our core values:
If you’re passionate about one or more of our job opportunities, and you’re enthusiastic about working alongside colleagues who share these values, then we encourage you to apply to be a part of the PLF team.
Pacific Legal Foundation—the nation’s first and most successful public interest law firm dedicated to vindicating individual liberty—seeks a highly professional, detail-oriented, self-starting Bookkeeper to provide direct support to the Director of Human Resources and Chief Operating Officer in matters of accounting, finance, and human resources.
Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, you will be responsible for maintaining clean and organized financial records in accordance with general accounting practices, and for supporting PLF’s finance and human resources activities more generally.
Specific responsibilities include:
The ideal candidate for this role will possess a BA/BS in accounting or finance or equivalent combination of education and experience, and will possess a demonstrated record of:
Pacific Legal Foundation identifies and litigates important legal issues to set landmark precedent that will benefit Americans nationwide. Using strategic and principled litigation, communications, and research, we battle for freedom in the nation’s courts and the court of public opinion. Our attorneys have eleven victories before the U.S. Supreme Court—a record unmatched by anyone in the liberty movement—plus an additional case currently before the High Court with a decision pending. Simply put, we know how to get cases to the Supreme Court and we know how to win.
As a national nonprofit organization, PLF has offices in Sacramento, CA; Arlington, VA; Palm Beach Gardens, FL; and Seattle, WA. This position is based in our Sacramento office.
This is a full-time, permanent position. PLF is committed to recruiting and retaining the highest quality talent available nationwide, and we offer a total compensation package that includes a competitive salary, medical and dental insurance, and employer-paid retirement savings. We take work-life balance seriously through our generous paid leave and flextime policies. We have a flexible, collaborative, positive, and collegial work environment. We take pride in investing in your future and encourage internal advancement. PLF is the place for someone principled, tenacious, and determined to succeed in positively shaping the future of our country and restoring real limits on government power.
Please visit the PLF website, pacificlegal.org, and familiarize yourself with our organization prior to applying for this position.
If you think you might be a good fit, please submit a résumé and a cover letter that lets us know why you’d be a particularly good fit for this role and for PLF.
Materials should be emailed to Dawn Gonzales, Director of Human Resources, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “Bookkeeper-[Your Name]” in the subject line. In the email body, please provide your salary requirement.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls please.