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Accounting Associate (Part-Time)

Company: YWCA Evanston North Shore
Location: Evanston
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Description: This position is located in Evanston, Illinois.The Accounting Associate, as a member of the finance team, will be responsible for a variety of duties related to financial operations and administration, reporting and analysis, and grant accounting.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESAccounting Administrative Support (95%)

  • Assist Senior Accountant in the entry of accounts receivables and accounts payable as needed.
  • Assist Senior Accountant in completing reconciliations of balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Scan and record all documents and support for electronic filing of accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions. File original documents on a weekly basis.
  • Assist Senior Accountant in bank deposits to local bank.
  • Review and issue month-end financial statements for each program/department.
  • Develop reports as requested for directors and issue as required.ADDITIONAL DUTIES (5%)
    • Participates in agency committees and attends meetings as requested.
    • Pursues professional development.
    • Understands and adheres to all of YWCA Evanston/North Shore procedures and policies as well as YWCA Employee Handbook.
    • Performs other duties as assigned by management.An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position. Part-time position, 16-20 hours/week, flexible schedule Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation: High school diploma or GEDExperience and/or Training: Minimum of one year of experience in accounting-related workLicenses/Certificates: YWCA requires that all employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination to Human Resources unless a request for a medical or religious accommodation is grantedTechnology/Equipment
      • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Microsoft Excel
      • Beginner proficiency in accounting softwarePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation: College coursework completed in accounting or financeExperience and/or Training
        • At least two years of experience in nonprofit accountingTechnology/Equipment
          • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
          • Intermediate proficiency with Financial Edge NXT or similar accounting softwarePHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDSIntermittent (less than 15%), Occasional (15-45%), Frequent (50-75%), and Continuous (over 75%).
            • Intermittent nights and/or weekends required for events or meetings
            • Intermittent local travel required
            • Tolerance of prolonged and continuous stationary periods at a desk/computer
            • Occasionally required to stand, walk, climb stairs, reach with hands and arms, and reach above shoulder
            • Occasionally required to push, pull, lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
            • Must be able to move about the facility
            • Must be able to operate controls for computers and other equipmentThe mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.WORKING ENVIRONMENT
              • Employee may be required to share office space or work in a cubicle in an open office
              • Employee may be required to work from home
              • Employee will frequently have meetings or work in other buildingsThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. PM22


Keywords: YWCA Evanston North Shore, Evanston , Accounting Associate (Part-Time), Accounting, Auditing , Evanston, Illinois

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