Orthodox Union | New York, NY, United States

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Posted Date 6/21/2024

About Us:   
The Orthodox Union (OU) is the largest Orthodox Jewish organization in the United States. Founded in 1898, the OU supports a network of synagogues, youth programs, Jewish and Religious Zionist advocacy programs, programs for the disabled, localized religious study programs, and international units. The OU maintains a kosher certification service, whose circled U symbol, ?, is found on the labels of many kosher commercial and consumer food products. 
Position Summary:
The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Communal Engagement department seeks an experienced book keeper to be responsible for the department's internal accounting. The book keeper will work hand in hand with the OU’s accounting team to ensure all accounting and finance functions are carried out according to company policy.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Responsible for submitting all accounts payable to CI
• Responsible to make sure all bills are sent out and accounts payable are received
• Ensure all expenses are booked to the correct GL Codes
• Ensure all concur credit card payments are reconciled and submitted on time each month
• Assist staff with reimbursement submissions
• Work with Program Directors to keep to current budgets and prepare for annual budget
• Actively maintain a current body of knowledge about the OU’s programs, campaigns, aspirations and development priorities.
• Perform additional duties and responsibilities as needed.
• Some weekend and evening work hours required.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or with a minimum of 2 years of bookkeeping or administrative experience.
• Ability to use current desktop/mobile office technologies proficiently and to adapt to and use future technologies.
• Highly motivated self-starter who can initiate and maintain contacts, relationships, projects, meetings and events.
• A problem solver, able to visualize and articulate solutions using an analytical mindset.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks under deadline pressures in a high-volume office.
• Ability to self-motivate, prioritize, work independently and complete multiple assignments with attention to detail in fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
• Strong initiative and attention to detail.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Enthusiastic, creative and enterprising.
Salary and Benefits:
The salary range for this position is between $40,00 and $50,000, commensurate with experience. 
We offer employee-sponsored healthcare, dental and vision plans. 
Other benefits include: 
  • Paid sick days 
  • Paid vacation days 
  • Paid Jewish and most Federal holidays 
  • Short Fridays to accommodate for the Sabbath 
  • Free life and disability insurance 
  • 403(b) retirement plan which the OU will contribute 5% of your wage towards retirement savings after you contribute at least 2% (match eligible after 3 years of continuous service) 
Salary40,000.00 - 50,000.00 Annual
Full Time
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