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Accounting Assistant

Neighborhood House

Neighborhood House helps people with basic needs, education, multiple youth programs, and health and well-being. Neighborhood House is one of the most important institutions in the history of St. Paul’s West Side. Neighborhood House has been a welcoming presence for thousands of refugees and immigrants since its founding in 1897. Today, Neighborhood House serves more than 15,000 people at our six locations throughout the City of St. Paul.

 

Job Summary

The Accounting Assistant (Accounts Receivable) position is a part-time, 10-12 hour position working in our Finance / Administration office supporting the accounting functions of the agency. The Accounting Assistant is responsible for Accounts Receivable data entry, supporting the Finance team and being a back-up to the Accounts Payable Assistant as needed.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Accounts Receivable - data entry of cash receipts and electronic / ACH payments, assisting with the weekly deposit, petty cash disbursements, credit card reconciliations and assisting with other Accounts Payable as needed. 
  • Provide accounting assistance, customer service and support to agency management/staff and respond to questions/concerns.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of all work, researching/reconciling all discrepancies and performing internal audits as needed
  • Assist with annual audit and budget preparation
  • Office administration support to Accounting team
  • Perform all work in accordance with Neighborhood House policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of 1 year related experience, accounting training or cash handling experience in a retail or hospitality setting
  • Excellent computer skills (including Microsoft Office, Internet and e-mail)
  • Experience with Accounting software packages helpful, but we will provide training
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Bookkeeping and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and precise data entry skills
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive issues and interdepartmental needs
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with people of diverse ethnic, economic, racial and cultural backgrounds                     
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