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Accounting Assistant

Holy Wisdom Monastery, an ecumenical non-profit organization, is looking for a part-time accounting assistant for about 7-10 hours per week. The applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word and any experience with Sage 300 software products is beneficial. Knowledge and appreciation of ecumenical Christian values, the Benedictine tradition, and the community dynamics of a women’s monastic community are also desirable.

The primary job duty is to provide assistance to the Accountant/Bookkeeper which includes: paying, bills; participating in the receipt and deposit processes; recording cash disbursements and receipts in Sage 300; reconciling certain accounts and program spreadsheets; reconciling credit cards; verifying staff time sheets and helping the Accountant act as a liaison for the organization and the third party payroll company; recording payroll journal entries; ordering office supplies; helping maintain the filing of the accounting records; helping accountant with the issuance of 1099’s and other work at year end; assisting with the budgeting processes; preparing bank reconciliations; helping with month and year end closing processes; assisting with the annual audit; assisting with certain human resources responsibilities; copying financial statements and other records; and assisting wherever else needed.

This part-time position would generally be either 1 or 2 days a week for approximately 7-10 hours per week. Scheduling and hours has the potential to be flexible.


  • Minimum Associate’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent working experience to that level
  • Working knowledge of general accounting principles and methods
  • Good communicator, reliable, and trustworthy with confidential information
  • Experience with Account Receivable/Accounts Payable processes and terms

We expect to fill the position as soon as we find a qualified candidate. Pay will be discussed during the interview process. You will be interviewed by the Accountant.

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