Bookkeeper - Peninsula Volunteers Inc.

Our organization is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to assist in managing our day-to-day accounting and finance requirements. Confidentiality, excellent organizational skills and accuracy are important qualifications for this position, as well as good customer relations and the ability to communicate clearly. The ideal candidate for this position is a skilled multi-tasker, is reliable and is committed to consistently meeting deadlines.

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Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

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

  • Classifies, records and summarizes numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or computers.

  • Debits, credits and totals accounts in computer spreadsheets and databases, using specialized accounting software.

  • Receives, records and banks cash, checks and vouchers.

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

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

  • Codes documents according to company procedures.

  • Reconciles or notes and reports discrepancies found in records

Work Environment

This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

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.

This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday – Friday with some flexibility in the hours worked.

Required Education and Experience

  • Associate Degree in Accounting or equivalent

  • 1 year experience working in accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and

    payroll reports preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

  • Extensive experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills; high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs

  • Experience in services related to payroll and submitting payroll taxes

  • Strong understanding of business and income tax worksheets and computations

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To Apply

To apply please submit your resume to: jobs@penvol.org