Business Office Staff/Bookkeeper

Congregation Beth Am | Buffalo Grove, IL, United States

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Posted Date 5/31/2024

Congregation Beth Am, located in Buffalo Grove Illinois, is a congregational family devoted to doing meaningful work through the lens of Judaism that brings us joy and creates goodness in our lives and in the world. We are seeking a part time highly motivated hands-on individual who will provide bookkeeping and accounting skills to the organization.


Business Office Staff/Bookkeeper


  • Engage with congregational community, clergy, and staff via in-person, phone, and mail
  • Perform bookkeeping duties including financial record keeping, accounts payable, receivable, and general ledger
  • Process invoices and deposits into QuickBooks and ShulCloud
  • Ensure collection processes are set up correctly for membership, Religious School and other events and timely payments are collected
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting


  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with a multigenerational synagogue membership
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong attention to details
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team
  • Good understanding of a non-profit organization
  • Knowledge in bookkeeping and Office 365
  • Knowledge of ShulCloud and Quickbooks is helpful
  • Synagogue experience and knowledge of Jewish customs and traditions are helpful

Work hours – 15 to 20 hours a week, Tuesday through Friday. Temple office hours are currently 10 to 5 Tuesday through Thursday and 10 to 3 on Friday. 

Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Accounting & Finance | Bookkeeper | Engagement
Organization Type
Leave Early for Shabbat | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
Job Location
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