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Published 19 days ago

Job Purpose

To support the Business Manager in providing the administrative and operational infrastructure necessary for the optimal functioning of both the People’s Memorial Association (a nonprofit organization) and The Co-op Funeral Home (a cooperative business). The position focuses mainly on the use of Quickbooks Online to manage the finances of both organizations. There is a potential opportunity for this position to take on more hours and duties in 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ongoing Financial Management: Utilize Quickbooks Online to: ensure accurate and appropriate recording of revenues and expenses, prepare and post journal entries, and oversee reconciliation of the books. Process accounts payable for both organizations, and accounts receivable for The Co-op Funeral Home. 
  • Financial Reporting: Prepares a variety of monthly financial reports for both organizations for the Business Manager to review before submitting to leadership. Supports the maintenance of the paper filing systems.
  • Administrative Support: Assist in creating a Business Operations Manual under the guidance of the Managing Funeral Director and Executive Director. 
  • Leadership Support: Communicates with and supports the Business Manager, Managing Funeral Director, Executive Director, and Treasurer of the Board.

Working Conditions and physical requirements

The work is normally performed in an office environment, within regular office hours. Some occasional lifting of heavy weights may be required.

Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Quickbooks Online is required.
  • Background in bookkeeping, accounting, and/or budget management. 3 years preferred.
  • Familiarity and proficiency with Google and Microsoft Office products.
  • Familiarity and proficiency with CRM databases and financial software such as Salesforce, Little Green Light, or Stripe.
  • Knowledge of cooperative businesses and/ or nonprofit organizations is desirable.
  • Combination of strategic, “bird’s eye” thinking, and great attention to details. Ability to hold both perspectives simultaneously or transition between them frequently.
  • Ability and desire to work in collaboration as part of a team.
  • Great people’s skills, ability to build trust and rapport among leadership, staff and constituents.
  • High level of personal integrity, dependable, stable and discrete.

Proof of vaccination required for employment. Visitors to the office are required to schedule appointments and wear a mask. Common surfaces are sanitized regularly. PPE supplied.

Job Purpose

To support the Business Manager in providing the administrative and operational infrastructure necessary for the optimal functioning of both the People’s Memorial Association (a nonprofit organization) and The Co-op…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    December 6, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 30, 2021
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional
Compensation
USD $21 - USD $25
/ hour
depending on experience

Benefits

Part-time 8 to 16 hours per week with potential for more. 8 hours per week must be in-office but the schedule is flexible. As the position grows, the option to work some hours remotely will be available.

Part-time 8 to 16 hours per week with potential for more. 8 hours per week must be in-office but the schedule is flexible. As the position grows, the option to work some hours remotely…

Location

On-site
2011 1st Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

How to Apply

This position supports both People's Memorial Association and it's member-owned cooperative funeral home. Please apply by visiting the funeral home's website: https://funerals.coop/who_we_are/jobs.html.

This position supports both People's Memorial Association and it's member-owned cooperative funeral home. Please apply by visiting the funeral home's website: https://funerals…

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