Bookkeeper

Young Judaea | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 8/17/2022
Description

About Us

Young Judaea is America’s oldest Zionist youth movement, turning spirited Jewish youth of diverse backgrounds into engaged leaders and activists with a life-long commitment to Israel, Jewish life, and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), via its network of life-changing camps, year-round and Israel experiences.

Job type: Full-time 40 hrs/week

The bookkeeper will work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment with a Staff Accountant and Finance Director. The bookkeeper will have three primary responsibilities: basic bookkeeping/ accounting duties, accounting systems maintenance, and financial audit assistance.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with general ledger maintenance, including deposits, payroll and benefits, payables, receivables, grant allocations, invoices, and accruals
  • Assist with monthly tuition and fundraising reconciliations
  • Assist with month-end and year-end financial reports as well as preparing for the annual financial audit
  • Assist with preparing audit-related reports and backup
  • Review receipts for credit card expenditures and credit card reconciliations.
  • Communicate with vendors and other parties regarding payables and receivables
  • Communicate directly with the office manager about office-related services
  • Accounting systems organization and clean up

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field preferred but not required
  • 1-3 years of experience in the field preferred
  • Knowledge of GAAP, business principles, and standard operating practices. Basic accounting background
  • Must have QuickBooks online experience
  • Knowledge of accounting systems required
  • Computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office required (Excel, Word)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail is a must
  • Team player with a demonstrated ability to initiate and maintain effective and cooperative professional relationships
  • Problem-solving skills and enthusiasm for learning
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Accounting experience with a non-profit organization is a plus
  • Greater New York City area candidates preferred

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary (compensation is commensurate with experience)
  • Medical Insurance plus other health benefits
  • Summer Fridays year round

 

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Accounting & Finance | Administrative Support | Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Organization Type
Other
Job Location
US

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