Bookkeeper

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jul 30, 2018
Closes
Aug 29, 2018
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Focus Areas
Human Services
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Associate
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Administrative

Bookkeeper

  • Responsible for accurately recording all accounts payables and accounts receivables
  • Post all intercompany transactions between the Council and all 71 Conferences
  • Review and post approved employee business expense reimbursements into accounting software, coding transactions to proper expense category and class account
  • Post credit card transactions to accounting software and reconcile to monthly statement; process payment of statement balance by due date with interim payments as needed to assure adequate available credit
  • Prepare payments to vendors by verifying documentation and preparing disbursements (wire, check, EFT); collect Forms W-9 from vendors as appropriate and prepare Forms 1099-MISC in January; resolve payment discrepancies and adequately document contacts
  • Maintain electronic and hard-copy filing systems for financial transactions
  • Enter or upload income to accounting software, working closely with the Administrative Assistant or other staff to resolve concerns from donors and updating the transaction in the accounting software as appropriate; reconcile to donor database and the electronic processor reports (credit cards and EFTs)
  • Participate in month-end closing tasks as assigned including but not limited to standard journal entries, calculation of admin fees, reviewing fund accounts for accuracy and reasonableness, receiving and posting Thrift Stores and/or partner office reports, wiring funds, reconciling account balances
  • Assist in month end close to ensure that monthly financial reports are timely and accurate
  • Prepare payroll and work with HR to make benefit payments and other related payroll tasks
  • Participate in annual audit preparation and gathering information for annual Form 990
  • Special projects and process improvement projects as identified (e.g., assist with developing internal policies and procedures, training staff, preparing projections)
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interest in developing nonprofit accounting skills encouraged
  • Solid knowledge of double-entry general ledger accounting; nonprofit accounting preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; timely responses to requests
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently while handling multiple tasks
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Expected to maintain an extremely high degree of accuracy
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of financial records
  • Desire to understand the reasons underlying a process or procedure in order to build conceptual knowledge of accounting best practices
  • High degree of motivation, adaptability and flexibility

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Associate’s degree in Accounting with 2+ years’ experience in bookkeeping tasks (accounts payable, account reconciliations, financial reporting, etc.)
  • Bookkeeping experience and/or accounting internship preferred; other work experience demonstrating a strong work ethic will be considered
  • Ability to utilize QuickBooks easily including entering transactions and creating journal entries and reports
  • Experience working with standard office equipment such as computer, copier, fax, phones, software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Responsible for accurately recording all accounts payables and accounts receivables
  • Post all intercompany transactions between the Council and all 71 Conferences
  • Review and post approved employee business expense reimbursements into accounting software, coding transactions to proper expense category and class account
  • Post credit card transactions to accounting software and reconcile to monthly statement; process payment of statement balance by due date with interim payments as needed to assure adequate available credit
  • Prepare payments to vendors by verifying documentation and preparing disbursements (wire, check, EFT); collect Forms W-9 from vendors as appropriate and prepare Forms 1099-MISC in January; resolve payment discrepancies and adequately document contacts
  • Maintain electronic and hard-copy filing systems for financial transactions
  • Enter or upload income to accounting software, working closely with the Administrative Assistant or other staff to resolve concerns from donors and updating the transaction in the accounting software as appropriate; reconcile to donor database and the electronic processor reports (credit cards and EFTs)
  • Participate in month-end closing tasks as assigned including but not limited to standard journal entries, calculation of admin fees, reviewing fund accounts for accuracy and reasonableness, receiving and posting Thrift Stores and/or partner office reports, wiring funds, reconciling account balances
  • Assist in month end close to ensure that monthly financial reports are timely and accurate
  • Prepare payroll and work with HR to make benefit payments and other related payroll tasks
  • Participate in annual audit preparation and gathering information for annual Form 990
  • Special projects and process improvement projects as identified (e.g., assist with developing internal policies and procedures, training staff, preparing projections)
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interest in developing nonprofit accounting skills encouraged
  • Solid knowledge of double-entry general ledger accounting; nonprofit accounting preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; timely responses to requests
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently while handling multiple tasks
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Expected to maintain an extremely high degree of accuracy
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of financial records
  • Desire to understand the reasons underlying a process or procedure in order to build conceptual knowledge of accounting best practices
  • High degree of motivation, adaptability and flexibility

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Associate’s degree in Accounting with 2+ years’ experience in bookkeeping tasks (accounts payable, account reconciliations, financial reporting, etc.)
  • Bookkeeping experience and/or accounting internship preferred; other work experience demonstrating a strong work ethic will be considered
  • Ability to utilize QuickBooks easily including entering transactions and creating journal entries and reports
  • Experience working with standard office equipment such as computer, copier, fax, phones, software including Word, Excel, PowerPoit, etc.

Experience:

  • QuickBooks: 2-3 years
  • Bookkeeping: 3-5 years

Education:

  • Bachelor's in Accounting or an Associate’s in Accounting with equivalent experience

Similar jobs

Similar jobs