Accounting Specialist

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Job Title: Accounting Specialist

Reports To: Director, Finance and Administration

Salary Range: $18-$20 per hour

Summary:  Camp Fire seeks a part-time Accounting Specialist, working approximately 20 hours per week, to assist with various accounting, payroll, and human resource activities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

Accounts Payable

            Collect, code, and get proper approval on all AP invoices; enter invoices into accounting program

            Download monthly credit card reports and import into accounting program

            Participate in the bill payment process by matching checks with invoices, assuring checks are signed, and delivery/mailing of                                 payments

Cash Receipts

            Responsible for the processing, balancing, and recording of all daily cash receipts and lockbox deposits

            Make all daily electronic deposits of checks received at HQ office

            Enter recurring credit card donations and process all credit card payments

            Maintain and reconcile petty cash funds

Accounts Receivable

            Calculate monthly finance charges in accounting program

            Print and email monthly customer statements

            Prepare monthly tenant rent and expense reimbursement invoices 

General Ledger

            Create month end journal entries (selective), and enter journal entries in accounting program

Payroll

           Maintain employees in payroll system and accounting program

           Download bi-weekly payroll and import into accounting program

Human Resources

           Process all new employee offer letters/background screenings

           Conduct annual employee/board/volunteer background checks

           Responsible for the verification of the completion of all new hire paperwork

           Maintain personnel files

Competency:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Associates degree from college or technical school; or three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; and Accounting software.  Individual should have moderate typing and ten-key skills.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision and Peripheral vision. 

Camp Fire's Promise

Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. In Camp Fire, it begins now. Light the fire within.

Camp Fire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual preference, disability, condition or any other group protected by law.

Location: Kansas City, MO
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