Account Specialist (Part-Time)
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana - New Orleans, LA

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Company Profile : Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana is a nonprofit organization that is leading the fight against hunger in south Louisiana through food distribution, advocacy, education, and disaster response. We distribute food to Louisianans in need through a network of nearly 240 faith-based and nonprofit member agencies across 23 parishes in south Louisiana. For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.no-hunger.org .

Position Summary : Second Harvest Food Bank is seeking a part-time, highly-motivated individual primarily responsible for processing cash disbursements and providing assistance with all clerical and accounting functions within the Finance department. Must be able to work up to 30 hours per week, M-F.

Accountabilities (not all inclusive):
Prepare and process A/P checks for mailing
Verify validity of invoices, ensure proper authorization and coding and enter into the A/P ledger for payment processing
Research and follow up on vendor request for outstanding payment status and/or completion of credit applications
Maintain department files by organizing and filing all paid vouchers
Support team in the month end closing processes
Complete various special assignments and projects as needed
Maintain vendor files and contracts
Assist in developing SHFB financial policies and procedures
Assist with year-end 1099 annual reporting
Participate in all major organizational special events during the year
Complete special projects as assigned
Assist with year-end audit and preparation of schedules

Working towards Accounting degree or recent college graduate preferred
Able to work up to 30 hours per week, M-F
Must be detail oriented, an independent worker with excellent problem solving, analytical, organizational and communication skills
Ability to multi-task with a strong sense of meeting deadlines
Must exercise strong customer service and diplomacy skills
High degree of professionalism, flexibility and initiative
Good organizational and time management skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Committed to organizational mission of ending hunger

HOW TO APPLY

Email resumé and cover letter to jobs@secondharvest.org .
Type “ Account Specialist " as the only content in the subject line of your email.

Closing Date : Open Until Filled

Due to the large volume of resumés we receive, we are unable to provide a personal follow-up. Therefore, we cannot respond to general inquiries regarding your status. Should your credentials form a suitable match with the position posted, you will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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