Richmond Progressive Alliance

Bookkeeper Job Description

February 2022


Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) has the explicit goal of taking political decision making back from corporations and putting power in the hands of people. The RPA mobilizes people in support of progressive policies and candidates, often in alliance with other local groups. 

The job as set forth below is for a paid part-time bookkeeper for the RPA. The work of the bookkeeper will be directed by the RPA Treasurer and the Finance and Governance Committee. This role is an independent contractor position. Work is to be performed remotely utilizing hardware and software provided by the RPA. The job is between 20-25 hours a month.

Duties include:

  • • Open mail and process all cash receipts, including entering check transactions into
  •    Nation Builder
  • • Make bank deposits
  • • Monitor Nation Builder automatic transfers of dues and donations into the
  •    Mechanics Bank checking account
  • • Make monthly transfer from PayPal and record in checkbook
  • • Maintain RPA Mechanics Bank checkbook balance including automatic debits 
  • • Reconcile monthly MB statements
  • • Prepare check payments of all bills and get them signed before mailing
  • • Pay individuals using PayPal when appropriate
  • • Enter all financial transactions into Google Sheets and run reports on a regular basis
  • • Create monthly report for review
  • • Prepare annual 1099 forms and distribute them 


  • • Minimum 2 years of bookkeeping experience
  • • Knowledge of and experience with Excel/Google Sheets


To apply, send resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

Deadline to apply: Sat. Mar. 12, 2022