Bookkeeper @ Congregation Beth Am


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Outsourced – 10 hour/week

REPORTS TO: Financial Manager

I. Job Summary

Responsible for providing basic bookkeeping functions for synagogue including accounts payable, accounts receivable and cash receipts. Performs a variety of duties requiring initiative and attention to detail. Work entails dealing with issues requiring a high degree of discretion and tact. Works with, organization staff and vendors, Works independently with limited supervision.

II. Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

Accounts Payable

- Open mail and code bills to prepare for semi-monthly cash disbursements; ? Posts check runs to the general ledger

- Reviews bills for accuracy and proper signature approval

- Investigates any discrepancies on bills and follows up on past due items. ? Assemble and review checks for signing; mail checks

- File check copies and back-up data

- Requests W-9 information as needed; prepare and file year-end 1099 tax statements

- Reports to ED individual contractor paid $500 or more within 20 days ? Perform such other duties as assigned

Cash Receipts and Accounts Receivable

- Prepare bank deposits for cash receipts

- Post payments to member accounts

- Post payments to the bank

- Run and post all credit card payments, note failed credit cards

- Report deposits, verify general ledger coding and post all batches to AR database and QuickBooks

- Set up new charge codes when needed

- Prepare and mail all monthly and annual billing statements

- Print month end AR reports as required

- Perform monthly reconciliation of QuickBooks income reports and corresponding AR database reports to verify that income ties; research discrepancies

- Run aged receivable reports for Executive Director and Membership Services ? Assist with year-end closing procedures, including reclassification of unearned income to new fiscal year

- Prepare and mail out year-end donor tax statement

- Update member accounts upon receipt of dues payment option (DPO) forms as well as Preschool and Religious School applications

- Process High Holy Day ticket and prayer book payments

General and Administrative

I. Equipment/Job Location

Most responsibilities involve sitting at a desk. Computers, copiers/printers, fax machines, and telephones are examples of equipment used. Some travel is required.

III. Working Relationships

- Report directly to Financial Manager

IV. Qualifications, Knowledge and Abilities

- Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and college-level accounting and/or business administration.

- A minimum of three years of bookkeeping experience. Non-profit experience a plus.

- Familiar with fund and project accounting

- Excellent interpersonal skills.

- Good organization skills and ability to multi-task; attention to detail. ? Ability to take initiative and work independently

- Expertise working with Microsoft office suite products, including Word and Excel, as well as accounting software programs. Knowledge and proficiency with QuickBooks accounting software a plus.

V. Work Hours Per Week Required

This is an outsourced position

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
To apply for this position, please send your information to Eliana Rosenzweig at [email protected]
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: part-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Other
  • Job Posted: 2021-03-22
  • Times this job has been viewed: 149 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Accounting & Finance
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Congregation Beth Am
5050 Del Mar Heights Road
San Diego , California 92130


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