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Accounting Assistant

Bridges to Housing Stability
Columbia, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

POSITION TITLE: Accounting Assistant (Full-time)

Bridges to Housing Stability, Inc. (“Bridges”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Howard County, MD. Bridges’ mission is to provide a path to self-sufficiency to prevent and end homelessness through affordable housing solutions and advocacy in Howard County. Its vision is for a community in which families working towards self-sufficiency can obtain and maintain housing stability. To that end, Bridges provides affordable housing and/or case management to households who are precariously housed and overburdened with rent, facing eviction and at risk of homelessness, or already homeless. For more information, please see www.bridges2hs.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Accounting Assistant serves the mission of Bridges to Housing Stability, Inc. (Bridges) with numerous daily accounting activities. The primary work focus is including but not limited to processing invoices (bill entry and check processing), recording credit card transactions, and recording bank deposits, in a timely manner (using Quickbooks). The Accounting Assistant will help in monthly closings, reconciliations and grant reporting. The Accounting Assistant will help with preparation for the annual audit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

General:

  • Maintain Bridges’ standards of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Attend required staff meetings.
  • Understand Bridges’ programs and public profile and be able to communicate these as needed outside the organization.
  • Participate in Bridges’ training and, on occasion, weekend Bridges’ activities.
  • Represent Bridges’ and its mission to community organizations, funding sources, congregations, volunteers, etc.

Job Specific:

  • Review expense requests, verify information and identify discrepancies.
  • Code expense transactions to the correct account and class.
  • Process expense transactions.
  • Verify accurate payment information and print checks.
  • Ensure that bank deposits are coded to the correct account and class.
  • Electronically file bank statements, expense and deposit source documents.
  • Reconcile monthly general ledger accounts as assigned by Accountant.
  • File all source documentation electronically, and compile required source documentation for grant reports.
  • Assist with annual audit
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree or college level Business Management, Accounting, Bookkeeping, or Finance education preferred
  • Must be Computer Savvy: proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, and troubleshooting
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal
  • Ability to problem solve and work collaboratively to accomplish tasks
  • Ability to learn new technology systems and business flow processes
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Work well independently and be able to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize projects
  • QuickBooks: 1 year (preferred)

Diversity in organizational practices is a core value of Bridges to Housing Stability, Inc. resulting in culturally competent services, materials, resources, and programs. Our hiring and business practices appreciate the strengths offered through different backgrounds. Bridges is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

LOCATION: Remote with some in office responsibilities

SUPERVISOR: Staff Accountant

BENEFITS: Bridges provides medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short-term disability, Bridges’ retirement account matching (up to 3% of salary), and flexible leave.

Visit www.bridges2hs.org for additional information about Bridges.

Company Description
Bridges to Housing Stability, Inc. (“Bridges”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Howard County, MD. Bridges’ mission is to provide a path to self-sufficiency to prevent and end homelessness through affordable housing solutions and advocacy in Howard County. Its vision is for a community in which families working towards self-sufficiency can obtain and maintain housing stability. To that end, Bridges provides affordable housing and/or case management to households who are precariously housed and overburdened with rent, facing eviction and at risk of homelessness, or already homeless. For more information, please see www.bridges2hs.org.

Bridges to Housing Stability

Why Work Here?
Come work with a team of passionate individuals working to help your community!

Bridges to Housing Stability, Inc. (“Bridges”) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Howard County, MD. Bridges’ mission is to provide a path to self-sufficiency to prevent and end homelessness through affordable housing solutions and advocacy in Howard County. Its vision is for a community in which families working towards self-sufficiency can obtain and maintain housing stability. To that end, Bridges provides affordable housing and/or case management to households who are precariously housed and overburdened with rent, facing eviction and at risk of homelessness, or already homeless. For more information, please see www.bridges2hs.org.

Address

9520 Berger Road

Columbia, MD
USA

Industry

Finance and Insurance

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