Feb 20, 2021

Accounting Assistant

$12.30 hourly
  • World Missionary Press, Inc.
  • 19168 County Road 146, New Paris, IN 46553, USA
Full time Accounting Finance Nonprofit

Job Description

World Missionary Press is an interdenominational Christian ministry, focused on producing topical Scripture booklets, Bible studies, and New Testaments in more than 345 languages for free distribution around the world. Jesus said "Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away." You can have a part in printing and sending millions of portions of God's eternal word every month, to souls worldwide!

We are looking for a person to join our team as Accounting Assistant. You will assist in performing accounting and Finance Department functions on a daily, monthly, yearly and on-going basis.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in processing bi-weekly payroll, which is outsourced to a local payroll service, including collecting time sheets and calculating employee hours, vacation, holiday, and sick time for approximately 50 employees; submitting the information on-line to the payroll service for processing; and helping maintain employee records on Excel spreadsheets.
  • Assist with the Accounts Payable function by matching invoices with packing slips and purchase orders; inputting data and generating computer checks through our QuickBooks accounting program; mailing and dispersing checks; communicating with staff and vendors when needed.
  • Process internet donations by pulling records and processing on-line donations; keeping track of all donations processed; generating monthly reports; reconciling monthly donations with the monthly bank statements.
  • Record and process manually all non-contribution deposits for three separate funds throughout the month and reconcile receipt registers monthly.
  • Help process incoming mail about twice a week.
  • Oversee and perform the Finance Department record retention function, gathering, labeling, filing, and disposing of documents as required by law.
  • Assist in the month-end closing process by reconciling bank statements; reconciling our income with our monthly donations as recorded in our donation data base and non-contribution receipts, generating reports as needed; entering journal entries into the QuickBooks accounting system, verifying adjustments with the trial balance and generating various Excel reports as needed.
  • Assist in the year-end closing process by helping to oversee the yearly physical inventory process; by entering various year-end adjusting entries; by performing various calculations and generating Excel reports as required; entering journal entries into the QuickBooks accounting system and reconciling all records to the year-end trial balance; by being available for assisting our year-end auditors as needed.

 Skills required:

  • Applicant should have at least three years accounting experience performing the same or similar duties as described and formal education classes through at least intermediate level accounting.
  • Applicant should have a working knowledge of the QuickBooks Accounting System.
  • Applicant should be proficient at creating and maintaining complex Excel spreadsheets.

As our Accounting Assistant, you will be an important part of reaching the world with the life-changing word of God! Please visit our website: www.wmpress.org for more information.

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