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Part-Time Accountant

Posted: 07/03/2019

The Accountant position will play an important role within a small accounting and finance department.  The successful candidate will handle traditional bookkeeping duties including payroll processing, weekly investment transaction processing, and will serve as a backup for accounts payable. The position will also assist with advanced accounting responsibilities and reconciliations.  The duties and qualifications of this position include:
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Accurately process payroll for 20+ associates on a bi-monthly basis, including paid time-off tracking and reporting.
  • Quarterly payroll tax reporting (Federal, State, Local)
  • Serve as a back-up for processing accounts payable on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare documents for money manager capital calls for signature and communication with custodial bank.  Make entries to accounting software and supporting schedules.
  • Record money manager cash distributions to accounting software and supporting schedules.
  • Record general bank deposits to the accounting software.
  • Purchase accounting supplies and equipment as authorized (e.g. 1099 forms, checks, deposit slips)
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for cash accounts.
  • Assist with month-end closing activities including collection of investment statements, maintenance of subsidiary schedules and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Special projects as available
QUALIFICATIONS and PERSONAL QUALITIES:
  •  Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles.  Experience with QuickBooks a plus.
  • Proficiency in Excel and MS Office Products.
  • Ability to perform detailed work with written or numerical data, and to make mathematical calculations accurately. High degree of accuracy and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional and administrative relationships necessary within a collegial environment.
  • Ability to work as a team member where differing viewpoints and give and take are expected and encouraged.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate confidentiality with access to sensitive payroll and other Foundation business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Value for and commitment to the Foundation and its mission.
  • Professional attitude and appearance appropriate for office standards and responsibilities.
  
SCHEDULE:
Estimated 8 hours per week with flexibility of days worked between normal 9-5 business hours.  Ideal candidate is flexible with hours required per week.  Some weeks may be less than 8 some more, corresponding to month-end closing.
 
COMPENSATION:
A competitive hourly rate will be offered, corresponding to the experience level, credentials and personal characteristics of the candidate will be offered.
 
NON-DISCRIMINATION:
Health Forward firmly supports the principle and philosophy of equal opportunity for all individuals, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected category pursuant to applicable federal, state or local law.
 
 
 
 

Job Type: Part Time