Bookkeeper / Office Assistant

Position Summary:

The Bookkeeper/Office Assistant prepares Daily Cash Receipts and assists with Payroll, Accounts Payable, and the annual fixed asset audit. This individual is the first point of contact for customers in the business office, and is responsible for answering calls, maintaining files, and ordering supplies. This position also assists with the annual budget preparation, including entry into the accounting system, and assists with the annual audit.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Prepare Daily Cash Receipts
  • Assist/backup Payroll Manager
  • Review and disburse departmental monthly budget and expense statements
  • Assist with the annual budget preparation and entry
  • Other Responsibilities:
  • Provide general customer service for the department being a single point of contact and directing inquires as necessary.
  • Maintaining the filing (paper and electronic) and managing the flow of information in and out of the department.
  • Cross-train with Accounts Payable to assist with vendor and account reconciliation, data input and back-up during peak periods and vacations
  • Assist with annual tax forms for Vendors and the IRS
  • Assist with the annual Personal Property Tax declaration
  • Assist with performing the annual fixed asset audit
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Two years accounting or comparable experience
  • Proficiency in the Windows environment, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with accounting software
  • Proven account reconciliation and financial analysis skills
  • Ability to communicate financial concepts to non-financial managers
  • Detail oriented with good organizational and interpersonal skills
Reports to: Accounting Manager
Pay Range: $13.50 – $15.50 per hour plus benefits (medical and dental)
Hours: 30 hours per week, Monday through Thursday
Other: Fingerprint check required as a condition of employment

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Sierra Nevada College is an Equal Opportunity Employer