JOB DESCRIPTION

Position:       Bookkeeper
Location:      4 Science Park, New Haven, Connecticut
Hours:           Part Time Hourly (Non-Exempt)
Reports to:   CEO & President
Salary:           Commensurate with experience

 

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to hr@conncat.org

OVERVIEW:
The Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT) is a nonprofit organization based in the Newhallville section of New Haven. Our mission is to inspire, motivate, and prepare youth and adults for educational and career advancement.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The job of Bookkeeper was established for the purpose/s of managing the daily operations of ConnCAT pertaining to accounts payable and receivable. This role is between 25-30 hours per week and requires previous experience working heavily with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel.

DESCRIPTION:
     • Develop a well-organized system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts defining bookkeeping policies and procedures
     • Maintains all Account Accounts Payable functions
     • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information
     • Maintains accounts by verifying, allocating and posting transactions
     • Maintains quality historical records by filing documents
     • Balance accounts by reconciling entries
     • Maintains and balance general ledger
     • Maintains relationship with external accountants and tax preparers (including financial audit, 990)
     • Prepares check and cash for bank deposit
     • Assist with coordinating the annual audit process
     • Manages giving platforms such as PayPal and DonorPerfect

QUALIFICATIONS:
     • QuickBooks
     • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel skills
     • 5+ years bookkeeping experience preferred
     • Excellent organizational and communication skills
     • Ability to meet deadlines
     • Ability to identify and research necessary information independently
     • Excellent data entry skills
     • Familiarity with a wide range of financial transactions including Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
     • Advanced accounting and bookkeeping software experience
     • Detail-oriented

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
     • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred