City Growers | Brooklyn, New York


City Growers is an educational nonprofit that uses urban farms as a learning laboratories where children and teens can explore the intersections of human and environmental health. Our mission-driven work culture is fueled by a shared commitment to bring hands-on, outdoor education to as many young people as possible. We are seeking an experienced Bookkeeper to join our small team as we prepare for rapid growth. A full-charge Bookkeeper at City Growers can expect a friendly workplace, a relaxed work environment in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a high-impact job, great career training in the nonprofit space, and the opportunity to help shape the future of a young and promising organization.

Job Summary

City Growers seeks a full-charge Bookkeeper to join our team. The Bookkeeper will be responsible for the organization's day-to-day financial activities, maintaining accurate and organized financial records, and general administrative support. 

Reports To

Executive Director


  • Perform all bookkeeping functions in Quickbooks Premier Online Nonprofit Edition, including but not limited to:     
    • General Ledger account reconciliation
    • Completing month-close process
    • Accounts payable & accounts receivable
    • Reconciliation of credit cards, bank statements, and petty cash
    • End of year 1099 process
  • Manage the entire payroll process
    • Collect new employee documentation for entry into online portals
    • Utilize time and attendance software and other technologies
    • Execute the biweekly payroll in a paperless environment
    • Liaise with the payroll vendor to ensure timely filing of quarterly and annual returns and forms
  • Maintain financial records
  • Assist with audit preparation
  • Provide clerical and administrative support, including but not limited to
    • Preparing forms, contracts, and other documents
    • Communicating with and managing required documents for insurance providers, payroll company, and government administrators
    • Preparing documents for new employee onboarding and managing personnel files
  • Coordinate registration of government contracts


  • 2+ years experience in bookkeeping or accounting
  • Experience with QuickBooks Online or desktop version
  • Payroll experience required
  • College degree desired
  • Nonprofit experience preferred
  • Ability to use MS Excel, Google Docs or equivalent
  • Must be comfortable adapting to new software and technology  


2+ years experience in bookkeeping or accounting required

Payroll experience required

Quickbooks Online or desktop experience required

How to Apply

SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO and include salary requirements. Applications without a cover letter, salary requirements, or demonstrated Quickbooks experience will not be considered.

City Growers


Organization: Nonprofit Organizations