Job Title: Part Time Accounting Clerk (Operations)
Organization: Cooperation Jackson
Start date: June 1st, 2018
Time commitment: Part Time, 20 hrs per week
Supervised by: Director of Operations and Finance
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Location: Center for Economic Democracy and Development 939 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39203
Cooperation Jackson (CJ) is an emerging vehicle for sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community ownership. Our vision is to develop a cooperative network based in Jackson, Mississippi that will consist of interconnected and interdependent institutions: an emerging federation of local worker cooperatives, a developing cooperative incubator, and a cooperative education and training center.
Cooperation Jackson is looking for a reliable and detail-oriented person to assist with processing of accounts payable and receivable. The Accounting Clerk will help to manage reimbursement and payment processing, invoicing, filing and deposit processing. This is an excellent opportunity to gain financial management experience in the nonprofit sector.
Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to
Accounts Payable: Processing of check requests, invoices and reimbursements: Process employee expense reports Ensure proper coding of all transactions Preparation of checks for signing Filing and organization of posted journal entries and supporting documentation Review bank statements to code Point-Of-Sale entries and electronic transactions Accounts Receivable: Issue Invoices Maintain tracking systems for invoices Issue receipts for received payments Prepare deposits Some communication with partners regarding past due invoices Support annual Audit /Tax return process with preparation of materials
This position requires a basic level of Study and Skill Development, which includes but is not limited to: Experience with accounts payable / receivable Proficient knowledge of QuickBooks Proficiency with Excel and Word Precision with digital filing architecture Proficiency with Google Docs and Sheets Experience in a non-profit environment desirable Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills required
Skills & Qualifications
Experience with accounts payable / receivable Proficient knowledge of QuickBooks Proficiency with Excel and Word Precision with digital filing architecture Proficiency with Google Docs and Sheets Experience in a non-profit environment desirable Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required Strong writing, communication and interpersonal skills required
Education and Experience
High school diploma, or equivalency Completed college coursework, or active student completing college-level course work in relation to Accounting is preferred, but not required Professional experience in an accounting or bookkeeping is preferred
Cooperation Jackson is hiring a part time Accounting Clerk. We are looking to hire ASAP.
To apply, please send cover letter, resume and three work references to CooperationJackson@gmail.com. Include “Accounting Clerk” in the subject line of your email.
Cooperation Jackson is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.