17 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Come join our association finance team!

Summit Area YMCA
Summit, NJ 07901
Job Description

The Bookkeeper is responsible for a variety of tasks related to accounts receivable and accounts payable including maintenance of files related to these areas. They are also responsible for the maintenance of insurance files.

  • An Associate's Degree in a related field or equivalent; Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of two years related experience in accounting/bookkeeping.
  • Experience working with computerized accounting systems and sound working knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge of general ledger and accounting functions.
  • Excellent organizational skills and have the ability to work with confidential matters.
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be available to work evenings or weekends, if required.

Essential Functions
  • Enters all vendor invoices into correct accounts in accounting system (Daxko) and prepares payments within designated time frames and cash flow limits.
  • Maintains complete and accurate filers of all vendors and credit card charges and all accounts payable transactions.
  • Performs daily cash management, monthly bank reconciliations and bi–monthly cash disbursements.
  • Reviews and prepares recurring and non–recurring journal entries monthly.
  • Acts as liaison for day to day banking activities, inclusive of collecting, preparing and delivering daily deposits to the bank. Reconciles and uploads daily cash receipts into the accounting system.
  • Completes weekly reconciliations of contributions with the Development department utilizing Daxko Accounting and Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge.
  • Completes monthly reconciliations of payments with the Childcare/Camp departments utilizing Daxko Accounting and Smart Tuition.
  • Assists with preparation of month–end and year–end closing and the annual audit.
  • Processes returned checks and drafts in the accounting system.
  • Maintains Association Services petty cash.
  • Maintains insurance certificates and all member incident reports, including supervision of input into Content Verse System.
  • Assists the Controller and acts as back–up in his/her absence.
  • Attends trainings, seminars and meetings as required.
  • Informs the Controller and/or CFO of situations requiring his/her attention.
  • Performs other job–related duties as requested and necessary.
  • As an Ambassador for the Y, communicates to members, volunteers, and the general public that the Y is the nation's leading non–profit committed to strengthening the community through Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

Cause–Driven Leadership?? Competencies

Critical Thinking & Decision Making – Makes informed decisions based on logic, data, and sound judgment, Recognizes own biases and suspends judgmental thinking, Responds to challenges with possible solutions in a timely manner.

Fiscal Management – Manages the Y's resources responsibly and sustains the Y's nonprofit business model, Acts responsibly with the Y's resources, following all budgeting policies and procedures and reporting irregularities immediately.

Program/Project Management – Ensures program or project goals are met and intended impact occurs. Organizes program or project resources, space, or deliverables to best meet intended goals and outcomes, Delivers a high–quality experience to members, participants, or project teams.

Required Certifications

Benefits: The Summit Area YMCA offers a full range of employee benefits, 12% retirement upon eligibility, PTO, free family YMCA membership and subsidized child care.

EOE. Bi–lingual welcomed.

$16.00 – $20.00
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Resumes Accepted Until
July 12, 2019