Scrap Bookkeeper (Close when filled)

SCRAP Creative Reuse is searching for a highly organized, detail-oriented individual with strong bookkeeping skills to join our team. This part-time position will provide financial operations for SCRAP as a whole and each SCRAP location (Ann Arbor, MI; Baltimore, MD; Denton, TX; Humboldt Co., CA; Portland, OR; and Richmond, VA).

SCRAP’s mission is to inspire creative reuse and environmentally sustainable behavior by providing educational programs and affordable materials to the community. To fulfill our mission, SCRAP operates a donation-based creative reuse store and education programming.


16-20 hours/week

Hourly – Non-Exempt

$25 Craft Allowance

Reports to: Executive Director

Direct Reports: None



This position manages the financial accounting, systems and reporting for SCRAP Creative Reuse.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Financial Oversight – with the Finance Committee

  • Manage cash flow, securing the advice and direction of the Finance Committee

  • Set meeting times and agendas with the Treasurer for regular (bi-weekly) Finance Committee meetings

  • Key member of the SCRAP Creative Reuse Finance Committee


Financial Operations

  • Manage A/P and A/R  functions and Quickbooks ledgers for all SCRAP locations

  • Develops system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts; defining bookkeeping policies and procedures

  • Assist CPA with tax return preparation

  • Provide information to Board Treasurer to reconcile bank accounts, expenses, and credit card charges each month

  • Oversee invoice activities and vendors payments for delivered materials

  • Generate 1099's when needed

  • Standardize and maintain financial and reporting systems

  • Process payroll on a bi-weekly basis

  • Manages new employee onboarding processes

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.

  • Manage relationships with vendors, banks & contractors



  • Prepare monthly financial statements and reports, including the profit and loss statements, budget to actuals and balance sheets per site

  • Prepare a monthly board report – due to the Executive Director by the 7th of each month or the previous Friday if the 7th is on a weekend.

  • Prepare a monthly financial reports to site leaders – due by the 10th of each month.

  • Present to the Board upon request



  • Bookkeeping skills and qualifications

  • Proficiency in Quickbooks and online payment systems

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Google Suite

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Experience with professional communications to stakeholders, informative internal communications

  • Experience with nonprofit finances a plus



  • A passion for SCRAP’s mission and a personal commitment to a lifestyle that values reuse and waste reduction

  • Exceptional team player

  • Good independent judgment

  • Highly organized, time efficient and reliable

  • Adept at developing standards, analyzing information, dealing with complexity, SFAS Rules, reporting research results, data entry skills, accounting, attention to detail, confidentiality, thoroughness


Expectations of all SCRAP Staff

  • Work as part of a team with other staff, programs, volunteers and Board of Directors to fulfill SCRAP’s mission

  • Communicate effectively and focus on good stakeholder relations

  • Stay current with the environmental services community and sources of information and referrals

  • Stay current with developments in recycling and reuse, including legislation and availability of recyclable materials markets

  • With other staff, be an ambassador for SCRAP Creative Reuse in the national community


SCRAP does not discriminate in opportunities or practices because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by law. SCRAP is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from people of color.

If you are interested in joining the creative and fun SCRAP team, please email cover letter, resume, and 3 references, which must include a former manager or supervisor to These documents must be attached as a PDF or Word document, including cover letter.