Location: Los Angeles
Application Deadline: February 13, 2015

Reason Foundation, an LA-based think tank, is looking for a talented, detail-oriented bookkeeper to work full-time out of our Los Angeles headquarters.

The bookkeeper will handle all aspects of accounts payable and receivable, enter journals and payroll, and assist with account reconciliations and the preparation of monthly financial reports.

BA required, accounting or related field preferred. Two years of bookkeeping experience with a nonprofit, and experience with MAS90 are preferred, but not required. A highly qualified applicant will understand the principles of cost center accounting and job costing, and have excellent attention to detail.

To Apply
Application Deadline: February 13, 2015

  1. Please send a cover letter and resume, along with three professional references – all as a single word or pdf file – to Your cover letter should include a description of why you are interested in working for Reason, how your past experience is relevant to a role here, and a description of any relevant technical skills.
  2. All applicants must complete our brief online skills assessment, “Bookkeeping and Data Entry Exam 2015” by the end of the day February 13. To do so, please visit the following link:
    You will have 30 minutes to complete the 20 question assessment. The test will begin only after you’ve logged in and read the directions. Alternatively, you can go to and under “Here for a Test?” click Enter. Then provide the following ID: acd384ce8c34a9ab.

Incomplete applications, and applicants who do not complete the skills assessment, will not be considered. Candidates who make it to the interview stage will be contacted directly. Questions can be emailed to; no calls please.

About Reason
Founded in 1968, Reason advances a free society by developing, applying, and promoting individual liberty, free markets, and the rule of law. Reason Foundation’s nonpartisan public policy research promotes choice, competition, and a dynamic market economy. Reason, the monthly print magazine and popular Web site of “free minds and free markets,” covers politics, culture, and ideas through a provocative mix of news, analysis, commentary, and reviews.

Reason provides full benefits to all individual employees, including health insurance coverage, long-term disability and life insurance, and a 403(b) retirement savings program.