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Part-time Bookkeeper (contract position)

Job Description
Organization: 
The Park People
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Part-time
Job Category: 
Finance
Job Description: 

While supporting the Vision, Mission, Goals, and Values of The Park People (TPP), we are looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to maintain our financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts, and payments. Your job duties will include working closely with our Executive Director to process accounts payable/receivables, process invoices, maintain the general ledger, and assist with the preparation of the financial statements. Our ideal candidate holds an accounting degree and is familiar with accounting software QuickBooks. Ultimately, the Bookkeeper’s responsibilities are to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of our organization.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Record financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts and distributions, payroll, and other areas as necessary
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ensure that transactions are recorded in the correct accounts, classes, and periods
  • Maintain / update general ledger accounts as necessary
  • Enhance existing accounting processes and maintain accounting policy documents
  • Prepare financial statements for Executive Committee review
  • Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Proven understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Experience with calculating, posting, and managing accounting figures and financial records
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and accounting software
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Analytical, organizational, and time management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks
  • Understanding of not-for-profit GAAP accounting standards
Compensation/Benefits

This is contract position consisting of roughly 14-18 hours per month. Portions of this position can be performed remotely, with office visits typically once every two weeks.

How To Apply

By July 15, 2020, please send resume, cover letter, and proposed hourly rate to general@TheParkPeople.org (subject line “Bookkeeper Position”) or 1510 S. Grant St, Denver, CO 80210.

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