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JOB OPENING

Position Title: Junior Accountant
Reports to: V.P., Finance
Classification: Full-time, Permanent, Non-Exempt
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

United Way of the Wine Country (UWWC) works to advance the common good along the North Coast of California in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Del Norte and Humboldt Counties. We mobilize the caring power of our communities to address underlying problems, improve lives and build a healthy vibrant community by focusing on issues surrounding education, income and health.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Junior Accountant is a self-motivated team player, who will be responsible for the processing of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank and Cash Reconciliation, and Donor Services Support

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties are representative of the responsibilities of this position. These assignments may change as the needs and priorities of the organization evolve.
• Process all incoming Check, Credit Card and EFT payments
• Apply donor payments in Fundraising Database (Andar 360)
• Reconcile cash logs, bank deposits and entries Andar 360 Database
• Weekly processing of Accounts Payable in MIP/Sage; Ensure accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices for payment; confirm invoices have proper approval; audit invoices to ensure proper coding
• Manage outstanding vendor/agency payments
• Initiate and maintain Vendor accounts and activity
• Completing other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS, QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES

• Passionate about UWWC’s mission
• 2-3 years’ performing Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable functions; College accounting courses a plus
• Proficient in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook – MIP or other ERP System experience very helpful
• Ability to operate office equipment, including copiers, printers, fax machines and scanners
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent problem solving and follow-through skills
• Capable of handling multiple projects with competing priorities
• Ability to meet deadlines while anticipating quickly changing needs
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Work both independently and as a collaborative team member
• Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, a professional demeanor, and to represent the organization in a positive manner at all times
• Must have ability to perform work that requires sitting, walking, stooping, bending and lifting up to 25 pounds

COMPENSATION
• Competitive salary
• Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401 K
• Competitive sick, holiday and vacation time policies

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a letter of interest and current resume to UWWC.HR@unitedwaywinecountry.org No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 16, 2015 or until filled
Start Date: Monday, March 23, 2015

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