Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library - Canajoharie, NY

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts all duties associated with accounts payable including: interacting with staff and vendors; processing invoices; expense coding; and data entry
  • Conducts all duties associated with accounts receivable including: processing donations, performing bank deposits; and tracking and following up on all accounts receivables
  • Conducts duties associated with payroll, including inputting data to Paychex
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliations for organizations bank accounts
  • Performs credit card reconciliations
  • Assists with preparing for annual audit
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Assists the library and museum directors on detailed budget projections and monthly reports to the board of trustees
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising directors on needed actions
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Performs other financial duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of two years nonprofit accounting or bookkeeping experience including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and financial reports;
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks and Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel are required;
  • Experience with Proxis point of sale system a plus
  • Must possess a keen attention to detail and a commitment to high quality work;
  • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under deadlines;
  • Solid communication (both verbal and written) skills;
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and communicate in a professional manner with board, staff, funders and members.