Seeking Responsible, Detail-Oriented Part-Time Bookkeeper for Small Cambridge Foundation

Job Type

Part Time
Contract

Published

11/06/2018

Start Date

12/05/2018

Application Deadline

11/21/2018

Address

449 Broadway
Cambridge
Massachusetts
02138
United States

Description

The Cambridge Public Library Foundation seeks a PART-TIME BOOKKEEPER. Primary responsibilities include accounts payable, bank deposits, reconciliations and other finance-related duties. This position reports to the Foundation Director, and will be overseen by a Comptroller. This position will need to be present in the Foundation office every two weeks, for between 1-3 hours, with increased hours around the annual audit.


The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

·        Maintaining records according to generally accepted accounting principles including the recording of general journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management and reconciliation of bank statements

·        Applying strong accounting skills including A/P, A/R, purchasing backup, journal entries, and all bookkeeping through financial statement preparation

·        Producing reports, upon request, for the Director, Finance Committee and Board of Directors

·        Preparing for the annual audit as needed

·        Attending to duties, as assigned, in the office on a set schedule (in the office every 2 weeks, at minimum)

·        Performing other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills and abilities)

·        Attention to detail with an exceptional level of accuracy is absolutely required, as well as a track record or reliability, confidentiality and conscientious work habits

·        One or more years of bookkeeping experience

·        Payroll skills and use of common bookkeeping software is required; previous experience in accounting and QuickBooks or related programs

·        Strong knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures

·        Able to work independently with limited supervision

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent English skills required

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

katie@cplfound.org
http://www.cplfound.org

Send email/cover letter and resume to katie@cplfound.org. We appreciate your interest in the Cambridge Public Library Foundation and this position, but only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.


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