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Salisbury, CT 06068

Posted: 05/30/2024 Industry: Administrative Pay Rate: $20.00 - $25.00 / hour

Job Description

Position Summary

The Bookkeeper performs various bookkeeping and accounting duties, including financial record keeping and transactions, including A/P, A/R, and General Ledger.  This position reports to the Executive Director.

They are responsible to manage all aspects of day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting processes, including, but not limited to, A/R, A/P, journal entries, and bank reconciliation.
Accounts Receivables


Duties and Responsibilities

Accounts Receivable:  process payments from donors and clients, prepare bank deposits, enter donations into QuickBooks Online, and process monthly client invoices.

Accounts Payables:  process and pay all invoices on time, record and reconcile automatic payments in QuickBooks Online, prepare year-end 1099’s for vendors.

Payroll:  process bi-weekly payroll using QuickBooks Online, ensure payroll tax deposits and filings are accurate and timely, review and approve year-end W2’s and tax filings and other payroll tasks.

Monthly/YTD Financial Reporting:  prepare monthly and quarterly financial reports, identify any significant variances from the budget, manage chart of accounts and prepare notes for Finance Committee Meetings.

Bank Reconciliation and Cash Flow Management:  Reconcile all deposits and withdrawals in QuickBooks Online, determine if transferring funds to investments or a federal money market account should be recommended.

Budget:  Prepare budget worksheets showing the annualized current year, prior year actual, and proposed budget amounts.

Audit:  Schedule, prepare for, and follow through on all aspects of the annual audit and 990 preparation with outside CPA.

Investments:  Monitor quarterly investment reports, maintain an Investment Summary Sheet for the Board of Directors, ensure compliance with Chore’s Investment Policy and Spending Policy.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Maintain and document accounting policies and procedures and internal control systems to ensure the integrity of all financial systems.
  • Attend Finance Committee, Board, and Audit meetings as needed.
  • Support office staff as needed (i.e., payroll process, QuickBooks reporting, etc.)
  • Keep the Executive Director apprised of all financial matters.
  • 0Special projects as assigned.




Job Requirements


  • Demonstrated bookkeeping and accounting experience in a non-profit setting
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Online.
  • Additional proficiencies in Excel.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining flexibility and attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal effectively with diverse individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Fluency with standard office equipment, Microsoft Office 365.
  • Ability and experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Chore’s mission.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

Additional Information


This is a part time position for approximately 15hrs. per week.

After a time of being onsite to learn and train with the team, there is an opportunity for this to be a hybrid position, with some time onsite and some work from home.



Pay will be from $20-$25 per hour, based on experience and qualifications.

Part time employees are eligible to participate in employee retirement plan.


Meet Your Recruiter

Allison Blackwood
President & CEO

After twenty years of leading and developing people across the not-for-profit, hospitality and financial industries around the country, I am thrilled to be home in NW Connecticut and the second generational owner of AEI Staffing.  I love this work because we can see the impact every day of getting businesses the talent they need to be successful, getting our friends and neighbors fulfilling work that improves their lives, and how the two together can elevate our community.   


When not working with my amazing team, you can find me swimming, kayaking, hiking, or reading a book with my friends and family. 


“The ultimate resource in economic development is people.  It is people, not capital or raw materials that develop an economy.” – Peter Drucker 

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