ACCOUNTING BOOKKEEPER

Department: Finance
 

Division: Administration

General Duties:
 

  • Compute, classify and record numerical data to keep financial records complete.

  • Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in
    maintaining accounting records.

  • Check accuracy of figures, calculations and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Associates Degree in business or accounting. Bachelor’s preferred, 1+ years’ experience with a non-profit agency is a plus.

Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to perform job requirements using specific computer hardware and software programs.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to multi task in completing work.

  • Ability to manage one’s own time.

Specific Duties:

  • Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store and analyze information.

  • Check figures, postings and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper codes.

  • Classify, record and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records,
    using journals and ledgers or computers.

  • Debit, credit and total accounts on computer spreadsheets and databases, using specialized
    accounting software.

  • Operate 10-key calculators and copy machines to perform calculations and produce documents.

  • Receive, record and bank cash, check and vouchers.

  • Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures and regulations.

  • Compile statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters
    as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivables and profits and losses.

  • Code documents according to company procedures.

  • Reconcile or note and report discrepancies found in records.

  • Assist with Payroll related tasks as necessary.

  • Other Administrative Task as assigned.

Please Note:


This job description is intended to identify and list the responsibilities, duties and qualifications for the position. It cannot be
considered all-inclusive, however, as changing organizational circumstances can result in changes to some of those
responsibilities, duties and qualifications. Further, every task supporting the functioning of the position may not be listed or
not listed in detail.
 

The Buffalo Urban League has a commitment to equal opportunity employment by affirming the value of diversity and by
promoting an environment free from discrimination.
 

Submit resume and cover letter to: Jeff Almeter, CFO

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