Position Description: Non-Profit Bookkeeper (QuickBooks), Part-time
Reports to: President & Founder
TYTW envisions a world where every girl can decide for herself, if, when, and whom to marry; a world where adolescent girls are free to simply be children, with access to gender-specific healthcare and all levels of education; a world where all girls are free to determine the course of their own lives.
WHAT WE DO
The mission of Too Young to Wed is to empower girls and end child marriage. Through powerful storytelling, Too Young to Wed provides visual evidence of the human rights challenges faced by women and girls, amplifies their courageous voices, builds a global community dedicated to ending child, early and forced marriage, and inspires the global community to act. Through groundbreaking programming and comprehensive on-the-ground support, Too Young to Wed (TYTW) transforms influential advocacy into tangible action in the communities where the girls in our images live.
For more information, please visit www.tooyoungtowed.org
Under the direction of the President & Founder, this position is responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties including all organizational financial record keeping. The Bookkeeper audits cash receipts daily from multiple global locations, prepares and makes bank deposits, and enters all data in QuickBooks and Excel spreadsheets. They code and process all accounts payable and prepare/send payments. The Bookkeeper maintains and monitors a variety of focused/restricted organization accounts, completes bank reconciliations and other end-of-month accounting and prepares appropriate financial reports for the finance committee and board of directors. They also work closely with contract accounting firms and provide all necessary financial data for an annual audit.
The desired individual will have advanced experience with QuickBooks, experience working in the nonprofit setting, experience with international finances, demonstrate professionalism and tact in communications with a diversity of individuals, have strong organizational and time management skills, pay acute attention to detail and has the ability to work well with the organization staff, volunteers, and directors.
Hours: 10-15 hours per week; specific office hours
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
• Issues checks for bills and employee reimbursements in an accurate and timely manner; ensures that all expenditures are appropriately categorized.
• Provides payroll hours to payroll service. Coordinates with contract payroll provider on monthly retirement account contributions. Makes payments to employee retirement plans.
• Transfers organization store daily receipts from into QB. Audits daily cash receipts, donations and other payments and makes regular deposits to accounts; ensures that all deposits are appropriately categorized and processes/files tax return.
• Works closely with team members to ensure accounting accuracy on a variety of focused/restricted accounts.
• Reconciles bank accounts and provides reports to President & Founder and treasurer each monthly; keeps clear records of all organization account activity and alerts President & Founder of any discrepancies or essential actions in a timely manner. Reconciles credit card statements.
• Responsible for all organization financial record keeping. Proactively maintains highly organized filing system; files invoices, payroll paperwork, reimbursements and other financial records.
• Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
• Assists in the development and implementation of systems and procedures as needed.
• Assists with special projects or does research as assigned.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the President & Founder.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Advanced proficiency in QuickBooks a must.
• Non-profit/restricted account experience required.
• Additional proficiency in Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office 2013, Excel, Google Docs and Internet Explorer.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to manage priorities and workflow.
• Strong mathematical skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
• Good judgment, with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
• Excellent attention to detail and documentation skills
• Understanding of and commitment to TYTW’s mission.
• Highly responsive, communicative professional with superior follow-up skills
• Independent, conscientious worker who takes initiative and ownership over projects; able to work with limited, remote supervision
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent; three to five years’ related experience.
To apply, please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org