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WE’RE HIRING

BOOKKEEPER (Part-Time)

JOB TITLE: Bookkeeper
CLASSIFICATION: Part-time, non-exempt (20 hours a week)
REPORTS TO:  CEO
SALARY RANGE: $16-20/hr
BENEFITS:  Paid Time Off, Holidays, Retirement Matching, Flexible Schedule

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Key staff person responsible for all work related to the financial information management and campaign records for United Way of Whiteside County. The bookkeeper will perform clerical, bookkeeping, and accounting assignments and prepare accounting statements and financial reports.  Perform all work within the guidelines of GAAP standards.           

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:    

·         Responsible for all Quickbooks accounting functions including maintaining general ledger, preparation of monthly financial statements, processing accounts payable, processing accounts receivable and creating financial reports.

·         Process and disburse all financial payments including but not limited to accounts payable, agency allocations and agency designations.

·         Serve as liaison with financial institutions.

·         Manage all activities involving UWWC’s annual audit and preparation of IRS Form 990.

·         Inform the CEO of any events relative to the financial well-being of the organization.

·         Accurately and timely record gifts, pledges and payments, adjust transactions, update and add contact information from a variety of sources. Process tax receipt letters for donors.

·         Lead the preparation of annual United Way Worldwide mandated Database II, membership certification.

·         Help answer main phone line.

·         Manage timely and accurate payroll processing.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Keep all activities in line with the core values and contribute to the positive culture of UWWC.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities as related to the duties of the position.
  • Stay current on any federal/state financial policies or legislation that affects non-profits.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Degree or certificate in accounting or a minimum of one year of prior experience with Quickbooks.
  • Nonprofit and/or grant management experience strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite and Quickbooks.
  • Ability to learn other applications including donor management software.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and standard accounting processes.
  • Proficiency in preparing and interpreting financial reports.
  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information.
  • Fluent in the English language, both oral and written.
  • Understand and demonstrate commitment to the mission, vision, and direction of UWWC.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Regularly required to walk, sit and stand; use hands to finger manipulation, handle, feel, reach with arms and hands, and talk or hear.
  • Extended viewing of computer monitor.
  • Normal office environment with little exposure to dust, noise, temperature, and the like.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

UNITED WAY OF WHITESIDE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

To apply for this position, send cover letter and resume to: Keri Olson at kolson@uwwhiteside.org by January 27, 2023.