Bookkeeper/Office Support




A.     Education Level:  High school diploma required.  Some college or an associate degree preferred

B.     Experience Desired:  General bookkeeping experience. Through knowledge of Microsoft Office products, email and internet experience. Database experience helpful. Raisers Edge and/or Financial Edge preferred.   

C.     Other Requirements:  Good organizational and interpersonal skills. Good oral and written communication skills.  Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task is an asset.  Regular, dependable attendance is an essential function of this position


NOTE:  This is a generalized job description.  Specific duties and responsibilities may vary, depending on the assigned department or school.  Applicants should be made aware of the specific functions of the position prior to employment.

Bookkeeper Tasks:

·       Accounts Receivable; researching and batching donations

·       Accounts Payable; preparing vendor invoices, processing all request for funds, checking expense reports and printing checks

·       General Ledger Processing; journal entries, monthly reconciliations, monthly contribution fees, researching variances and tracking sales tax

·       Reporting; project tracking and fund reports, general ledger reporting, LPS reporting and batch reporting

·       Annual fund payout management

·       Scholarship payments

·       Assist staff with scholarships, events, and additional tasks as requested

·       Create and maintain procedures for position and Finance department processes

·       Maintain stories spreadsheet

·       Volunteer 8 hours/year within LPS system

·       Other duties as assigned


Office Support Tasks

·      Answer and transfer incoming phone calls

·      Distribute messages as needed

·      Works with Office Manager in general administrative duties

·      Other duties as assigned