About the Role
Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for such tasks as processing bi-weekly payroll, maintaining vacation accrual, managing accounts payable, reconciling bank accounts and credit card accounts to be approved by Executive Director, maintaining general ledger as well as other various general accounting duties. The position is estimated at between 80 and 100 hours per month with potential of a full-time position for the appropriate candidate (160 hours per month).
This position is full-time with primary hours typically falling during normal business hours. Ability to work a flexible schedule, when needed, according to the needs of the organization. The position is a remote role working in a home office environment.
Summarize approved bi-weekly timesheets and allowable allocations to different programs
Maintain employee records and processes payroll on GUSTO software
Process retirement plan activity and assists in the administration and audit of the retirement plan
Process invoices for payment in QuickBooks Online
Ensure that invoices are accurate, properly approved, and coded for entry into QuickBooks Online
Maintain vendor files, spreadsheets and accounts payable module in QuickBooks Online
Prepare invoicing as needed for grants, donations and sponsorships
Maintain database for sponsors and other donors using accounts receivable module in QuickBooks Online
Record deposits and post accurately to their source of income in QuickBooks Online
Maintain records of funding from parent non-profit
Reconcile bank accounts and credit card account monthly
Prepare monthly journal entries and reconcile general ledger accounts including but not limited to payroll and fringe benefits including payroll withholdings, health, 401K, and other payroll related items
Maintain account(s) of restricted money held on behalf of other nonprofit organizations including any required reporting
Prepare monthly financial reports for board meeting
Assist in annual financial audit
Assist in annual insurance audits
Cross-trained to provide back-up support for other NE FIRST positions
Other duties or special projects as requested
Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting preferred and/or 1 – 3 years’ relevant experience in non-profit accounting
Experience with computer accounting software QuickBooks Online, Microsoft Word and Excel Spreadsheets
Experience with automated payroll software, preferably Gusto, and basic knowledge of labor laws
Knowledge of all standard office equipment
Well-organized and able to prioritize own work
Quick learner interested in expanding knowledge and experience in non-profit, social services, environment, etc.
Works independently as well as part of the team to fulfill mission of New England FIRST
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Apply by sending your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject of your email should be Staff Accountant.
About the Company
New England FIRST is a robotics community dedicated to preparing young people for life and the workforce. As we continue to expand FIRST around the New England area, New England FIRST is looking for a motivated individual to become a Staff Accountant.