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Bookkeeper

Hours: Part-time flexible hours. Washington, D.C. preferred, but a remote geographical location is possible. 5-8 hours/week or 20-32 hrs/month.

Pay: hourly rate commensurate with experience.

Anticipated Start Date: August 1, 2019

Applications accepted until the position is filled.   

Job Description:

Part-time accountant and bookkeeper who will:

  • Manage the accounting for a small non-profit (budget ~500k) with designated funds. Including but not limited to:
    • Input budget into QuickBooks
    • Input and code deposits and expenses via checks, online credit card transactions, transfers, and other sources
    • Coordinate bank deposits and report financial results on a regular basis to management
    • Balance and maintain accurate ledgers
    • Prepare monthly financial statements, including cash flow, profit and loss statements, and balance sheets
    • Oversee weekly deposits
    • Monitor office expenses and tally and enter cash receipts
  • Process payroll twice monthly
    • Includes health care and housing costs
  • Pay bills
    • Create a system for accounts payable and receivable such as purchase orders with invoices, etc.
    • Issue checks for accounts payable
  • Review and analyze current financial operations procedures and make suggestions for more cost-effective and efficient processes for managing bookkeeping, payroll, bill pay, and other financial responsibilities
  • Assist in Development and Grant activities. Including but not limited to:
    • Grant funding and reporting
    • Translate grant and operating budgets to project budgets
    • Provide individual donation reporting
  • Oversee annual audit and work with auditors to provide all relevant information
  • If DC based, hours may include some office management responsibilities as well

Qualified applicants should have:

  • Experience in non-profit fund accounting
  • Experience working with development and fundraising professionals – including but not limited to grant funding and reporting
  • Expertise with Excel, Quickbooks, and Paychex software
  • Familiarity with Google Apps Suite – including Drive, Google Sheets, Hangouts video chat, and Gmail
  • Skilled methods for effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, and external contacts via email, phone, video chat, and other internal communications systems

To Apply:  Send Cover Letter and Resume to applications@cmep.org. Include “bookkeeper application” in the subject line.

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