Hours: 25 hours per week
The Accounting Assistant provides accounting and administrative assistance to the Director of Finance on month end processing, maintaining the general ledger, preparing for the annual audit preparation, help with monitoring of donor funds, scholarships, gift annuities, and trusts, monitoring the various accounts maintained by the Foundation, as well as other administrative tasks as needed.
The successful candidate must be proficient in Excel and accounting systems. The candidate must also have accounting and bookkeeping skills with an understanding of basic bookkeeping, be detail oriented, self-motivated, organized, and the ability to learn new systems quickly. It is desired that the candidate have understanding of other systems such as Word, Raisers Edge, and IPHI, have an understanding of planned giving areas such as gift annuities and trust, and be a team player.
A minimum two-year commitment is requested. Employment is contingent on the results of a background check at the point of hire. Please direct any questions or inquiries to Human Resources.
Month end processing Performing monthly bank and investment reconciliations, processing month end entries and running monthly data for reporting
Maintaining the general ledger Processing and recording transactions such as accounts payable, receipts, grants, investment activity, journal entries, and any other transactions as needed
Help with monitoring and compliance for donor advised fund accounts, scholarships, gift annuities, and trusts gift annuity and state registrations, trust tax filings, due diligence on grants, keeping data in the system updated
Administrative duties filing, providing support to administrative assistant as needed, and other administrative tasks as assigned
Other duties Helping with preparations for the annual audit and helping with preparation for quarterly board meetings
accounting, microsoft excel, microsoft word, auditing, finance, accounts payable, general ledger, bookkeeping, journal entries, administrative assistance, reconciliation, filing, accounts payable & receivable, reporting, detail oriented