VINS Accounting Position

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Accounting Assistant

This part time position will assist the Accounting Manager with various business office functions at VINS. The Assistant is responsible for day-to-day accounting functions of the organization and maintaining related files and records.

REPORTS TO: Accounting Manager

JOB LOCATION: VINS Nature Center, 149 Natures Way, Quechee, Vermont

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reviews, codes and posts invoices on a daily basis
  • Maintains reimbursement accounts
  • Maintains electronic vendor files
  • Files all invoices and maintains vendor files
  • Posts daily cash deposits to proper accounts
  • Posts daily credit card payments to proper accounts
  • Collects and organizes bi-weekly timesheets
  • Provides back-up for bi-weekly payroll processing
  • Files timesheets and maintains files
  • Maintains staff personnel files
  • Maintains various statistical records as needed
  • Processes A/R invoices as needed
  • Assists with open enrollment period for fringe benefits
  • Support other departments with administrative duties as time allows
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • A demonstrated facility in working with accounting systems (experience with QuickBooks® strongly preferred)
  • A demonstrated word-processing, excel, and email applications
  • Some experience with non-profit organizations would be a plus
  • A record of prior success as an effective communicator and team member proficient in assisting and supporting staff and constituents
  • Ability to communicate concisely, both in written and spoken form, to staff and other constituencies
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently; motivation, organization and ability to meet deadlines are essential
  • A sense of humor and ability to enjoy challenges and manage stress in the workplace

Position Status

Non-exempt, 24 hours a week, permanent.

Application

To apply for this position, send cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references to Jennifer Speckert, Accounting Manager at jspeckert@vinsweb.org.

Position post date: January 2022

VINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supported by membership dues, admission and program fees, donations, and grants.