May 17, 2021

Accounting Assistant
 A local nonprofit organization is looking for an accounting assistant. This person will be responsible for performing various accounting duties including A/R, A/P, client communications, data entry, and other accounting and administrative tasks as a member of the accounting team. This is a full-time, long term position which reports to the Accounting Supervisor.
Position Responsibilities:
 Accounts Receivable
  • Process inspector invoices, including reviewing for accuracy.
  • Create and mail invoices.
  • Record client payments.
  • Set up payment plans for clients.
  • Speak and correspond with clients to answer questions and follow up on past due accounts via email and phone.
Accounts Payable
  • Enter and pay bills.
  • Correspond with vendors as needed.
  • Maintain A/P files.
Skills, and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • At least one year of experience performing A/R or other accounting tasks in an office environment
  • Proven ability to complete tasks with efficiency while maintaining high accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills in person, on the phone and in writing
  • Outstanding skills to prioritize, monitor and track activities
  • Excellent computer/technical skills (MS Office Suite required, QuickBooks a plus)
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field
  • Type 30 WPM
  • Ability to stand or sit for several consecutive hours working at a computer
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs. from ground to waist
    • Accounting: 1 year (Required)
    • Accounts receivable: 1 year (Required)
    • Accounts payable: 1 year (Required)
    • US work authorization (Required)
    • Bachelor's (Preferred)
    • QuickBooks: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Spanish (Preferred)
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
  • Spanish language skills, sufficient to communicate verbally and in writing with Spanish- speaking clients
  • Knowledge and understanding of organic food and agriculture a plus
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