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Accounting Clerk/Confidential Secretary

Authored By: Iowa Legal Aid LSC Funded

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Iowa Legal Aid is seeking to fill an Accounting Clerk/Confidential Secretary position in its Central Administrative Office in Des Moines.  This position is under the supervision of the Deputy Director for Finance and Operations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Provide general bookkeeping assistance.
  • Assist in maintaining fiscal and administrative electronic files and accounting inbox.
  • Perform required duties to administer and maintain employee fringe benefits.
  • Prepare and extend invoices for review and approval.
  • Perform data entry for invoices after approval, disburse payments, and electronically file cancelled invoices.
  • Maintain billing tracker for reporting/payment deadlines for billing.
  • Prepare description of receipts, prepare bank deposit slips for receipts, present bank deposits for approval, and make bank deposits.
  • Prepare grant budgets and grant financial reports as assigned.
  • Assist with inventory record maintenance.
  • Working with auditors at year-end
  • Assisting in fund accounting.
  • Maintain the cash receipt journal and assist in the development of new reporting methodology.
  • Complete all data entry into the accounting or grants systems as assigned.
  • Assist with the tracking of non-attorney volunteer time for various reports (e.g., financial reports, GAR, etc.).
  • Assist with LSC applications, reports, visits, audits, and requests as assigned.
  • Perform additional duties as required or assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in team environment. Exemplary data entry skills, plus a minimum of two (2) years formal accounting education courses or equivalent experience preferably with a system utilizing a fund based computerized accounting system.  Bookkeeping certification preferred. Human Resources experience preferred. Computer proficiency required. Demonstrated concern for and sensitivity to low income persons.

 

TO APPLY: Email a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of at least three professional references to Tracie Behr, tbehr@iowalaw.org.

 

Iowa Legal Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Last Review and Update: Sep 08, 2017
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