San Diego Education Association

San Diego Education Association

Finance Manager/Accountant

Based in San Diego, CA


The San Diego Education Association (SDEA) is searching for someone who is committed to public education and the labor movement. The SDEA represents approximately 7000 member educators who work for the San Diego Unified School District. The SDEA office is located in San Diego, CA.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Executive Director in the fiscal operations of SDEA
  • Preparation of financial reports as requested by the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors
  • Establish and maintain documentation required by the local, state and federal laws
  • Prepare quarterly financial statements
  • Prepare and monitor SDEA’s annual budget
  • Provide cost analysis data for various projects as requested by the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors
  • Work with the outside auditor on the annual audit
  • Maintain, complete, and file all the necessary documents pertaining to the SDEA Political Action Committee
  • Facilitate the 401k and FSA plan administration duties
  • Coordinate SDEA payroll, and maintain all payroll related files
  • Be knowledgeable of, or willing to learn, computer programs, technology and equipment to further improve the SDEA’s budget and financial efficiency
  • Maintain building finances
  • Maintain current accounting files and archives
  • Perform all other duties assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications – Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance, or related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of financial management experience
  • Non-profit finance experience


  • Demonstrated ability to strategize and plan for financial contingencies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to prioritize and follow through on assignments with little supervision
  • Proficient in accounting software and Office 365
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Experience in union finance preferred

Effective Start Date: March 1, 2020


  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays

To Apply
The application deadline for this position is Friday, March 12, 2021. Submit application documents to: SDEACareerOpportunity@sdea.net.

SDEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.

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