Bookkeeper / HR Administrator


STAR (Standing Together Against Rape) is a dynamic nonprofit full of terrific people dedicated to its mission:  Prevent sexual trauma and provide comprehensive, collaborative crisis intervention, advocacy and support to victims/survivors, their families and our communities.  All services to survivors are offered free of charge. 

STAR employees come from diverse backgrounds with varying experience.  STAR provides comprehensive orientation, training and continuing opportunities to learn about various aspects of responding to trauma.

STAR is a founding member of the Anchorage Sexual Assault Response Team, an example of the best national standard of response to sexual trauma victims, along with the Anchorage Police Department and Forensic Nursing Services of Providence.

Medical, dental, vision and life insurance is available to all regular employees along with SIMPLE IRA retirement program with 3% employer match and immediate vesting, plus a minimum of three weeks paid leave the first year of employment and 11 paid holidays.  STAR offers a vibrant office environment, and employees frequently bring their pets to work.  STAR prioritizes the safety and wellbeing of its staff and offers a free third party Employee Assistance Program to assist with matters related to various life events and challenges.

Job Title: Bookkeeper/ Human Resources Administrator

Reports to: Executive Director

Key Relationships:  STAR Board of Directors, STAR Staff, STAR Volunteers,

Position Summary:  

Responsible for bookkeeping and accounting practices, acts as a liaison for the STAR Board of Directors and Foraker Shared Financial Services.  Responsible for managing Human Resources needs.

Qualifications:   

  • Experience:
  • Bookkeeping or financial management experience. 
  • Human Resource Management experience.
  • Experience with QuickBooks preferred.   
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Understand the principles of generally accepted accounting practices and financial management.
  • Up to date, current knowledge of Human Resource Management.
  • Ability to type 45 wpm. 
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks. 
  • Must be organized and detail oriented. 
  • Must be able to work with team-based decision making processes, and have the ability to identify and problem solve. 
  • Must posses the ability to work with culturally diverse clients and staff. 
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Special note:
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-directed. 
  • Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license and insured vehicle. 
  • Attend a 40-hour crisis line training within 6 months of hire.
  • Provide Administrative Back Up function after regular hours on a rotating schedule with other Administrative staff, approximately once per week and on scheduled weekends (approximately every seventh weekend) and holidays.  See Administrative Backup job description for additional information.

Level of Responsibility:

Maintains contacts of a confidential nature throughout the agency and outside the agency.

Required to use independent judgment in interpreting agency rules and policies.

Job Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Act as liaison to the Foraker Group Shared Financial Services.
  • Manage STAR financials, donations and spending.
  • Prepare payroll on a biweekly basis.
  • Prepare financial reports for STAR staff and STAR grantors.
  • Manage all aspects of accounts payable.
  • Manage Human Resource needs including hiring, payroll, safety, employee benefits, liability, workmen’s compensation and other policies.
  • Act as liaison for the STAR Board of Directors.
  • Provide support and assistance to the STAR programs.
  • Assist in carrying out the goals and objectives of STAR and assist in maintaining liaison relationships with the Anchorage support community.
  • Attend agency meetings as scheduled and required.
  • Maintain accurate records and submit reports in a timely manner.
  • Represent STAR in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Stay current on issues relating to sexual assault.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Hours:  Full time, exempt, flexible schedule to meet the needs of the agency, some remote work available.

Salary:  $45,000 - $46,000

This position also requires fulfilling Administrative Backup on a rotating basis (after sufficient orientation and training)

 

Job Title: Administrative Backup

Reports to: Executive Director

Key Relationships:

STAR staff and Crisis Line Responders, callers on the Statewide Sexual Assault Crisis Line, Forensic Nursing Services of Providence, and Law Enforcement partners.

Position Summary:

In order to support critical service needs on a 24/7/365 basis, STAR is required to have three levels of staffing on call 24 hours a day during the workweek and four levels of staffing available on weekends.  Eight full time Advocates, 10 on-call Advocates and a seven member Administrative team cover 24 hour rotating shifts every day of the year, as well as providing backup to STAR's crisis line.

Level of Responsibility:

Maintains contacts of a confidential nature throughout the agency and outside the agency. 

Required to use independent judgment in interpreting agency rules and policies.

Job Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Provide Administrative Back Up function on a rotating schedule with other Administrative staff, once per week and on scheduled weekends (approximately every seventh weekend) and holidays.
  • As the lead staff member in charge after hours, Administrative Backup must be prepared to respond to all questions or concerns from Crisis Line Responders, Advocates, law enforcement and forensic nursing.
  • Responsible for covering any open crisis line shifts during their scheduled rotation.
  • Required to be available for any questions or concerns 24 hours a day while on their scheduled rotation.
  • Responsible for finding coverage for their scheduled rotation if they are unable to take it, and responsible to relay that information in a timely manner and allow plenty of time for coverage to be arranged.
  • Responsible for any payment or arrangements necessary for clients’ temporary shelter, food and transportation needs, until a Case Manager can respond during regular working hours. Must maintain all agency contract numbers, PIN codes, passwords in a confidential manner for use for emergent circumstances. 
  • Must clearly understand all reporting options available to survivors of sexual trauma and do everything in their power to advance those rights.
  • Must check in with Crisis Line Responders regularly during their shifts to make sure they feel supported and to see if they have any questions; also thank them for volunteering to provide this service to the community.
  • Represent STAR in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Stay current on issues relating to sexual assault.

 

Anchorage, AK

8 day(s) ago