Bookkeeper/Finance Associate, Part-Time

Hamilton Park Montessori School | Jersey City, NJ, United States

Posted Date 4/13/2020

Bookkeeper/Finance Associate, Part-Time


Hamilton Park Montessori School seeks a part-time Bookkeeper/Finance Associate to support the school’s business office operations. The position focuses primarily on day-to-day bookkeeping and also supports the school’s purchasing process.


This position reports to the Head of School, and works closely with the school’s Business Manager.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Manage aspects of day-to-day bookkeeping including, but not limited to, recording payroll and all organizational revenue and expenditure entries to the general ledger on a timely basis


  • Prepare and input journal entries for deferred revenue, prepaid expenses and cash accounts, as well as standard, recurring and accrual entries


  • Assist in recording and tracking of all restricted funds for scholarships, financial aid and other specific initiatives


  • Assist with all aspects of the purchasing process, including order review and approvals, order placing and tracking, and inventory management


  • Maintain and monitor petty cash ledger


  • Reconcile all accounts on a monthly basis



Skills and Qualifications:


  • Bookkeeping experience, preferably in an educational institution or other non-profit organization


  • Proficiency in Quickbooks a must; experience with Quickbooks for nonprofits a strong plus


  • Technical proficiency in bookkeeping principles, practices and standards


  • Strong computer skills; fluency in Microsoft Excel


  • Keen analytical and organizational skills; detail-oriented
Credential Level
Credential Required (level not specified)
Education Required
High School
Job Type
Position Type
Part-Time (12 mos.)
Phone(201) 533-1910

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