Part-Time Accounting Assistant
Job Summary

Use professional accounting concepts and internal policies to solve the accounting issue, including maintenance of accounting records to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and internal controls.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures.

  • Understand and manage financial components of multiple subsystem software supporting the general ledger to perform accurate financial reconciliation and generation of financial reports;
  • Perform all aspects of the accounts payable process, including vendor record maintenance;
  • Perform all aspects of cash receipting process;
  • Support the maintenance of vendor and customer bank information;
  • Establish and maintain positive banking relationships with financial institutions in the GSNYPENN service area;
  • Maintain storage area, ensure all boxes are labeled and sorted by department, shredding annually based on NYPENN retention policy;
  • Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and internal control procedures;
  • Establish positive working relationships with staff in departments necessary to gather information to meet volunteer, donor, and other constituent requirements;
  • Attend other meetings as appropriate with managers, directors, volunteers, service centers, etc.;
  • Work productively with a diverse group of people;
  • Subscribes to tenets of the Girl Scout Promise and Law;
  • Other related duties as requested.

Competencies and Areas of Expertise:

  • Accounting—understands and applies accounting principles and laws and regulations pertaining to finance; reconciles general ledger accounts; applies internal controls and takes necessary actions and assists with audits.
  • Financial Management—monitors, reviews, and reports on fiscal stability of the council; applies internal controls and takes necessary actions and prepares and coordinates work to perform annual audits.
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication
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