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Finance Assistant

  • Part Time
  • Salem

Website essexheritage Essex Heritage

Finance Assistant

Since 1996, The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage) has championed the heritage development of Essex County by fostering public-private partnerships that preserve and enhance the significant aspects of the region’s history, cultural heritage, and character.

The Finance Assistant role at Essex Heritage processes the incoming and outgoing financial transactions for the organization and performs administrative office functions under the direction of the Finance Manager. The position is a part-time role 24-28 hours per week.

Responsibilities Include:
Processing incoming bills and paying outgoing bills in a timely manner
Monitoring bank balances, handling bank deposits and reconciling multiple bank accounts monthly
Entering credit card transactions and collecting support for each transaction
Ensuring appropriate approvals in place for all financial transactions and balance transfers
Entering membership and donations into QuickBooks and into Customer Relations Management software (CRM)
Administrative tasks related to grants awarded by Essex Heritage
Creating and retaining accurate records of all financial transactions including copies of all checks and bills processed
Assisting with bi-weekly payroll processing, including tracking of benefit deductions and employer contributions and matches
Assisting with correspondence, secretarial tasks, ordering of office supplies, contact for office equipment/maintenance

Skills and Experience:
Extensive experience with QuickBooks required
Experience with donor/member databases or CRM software required
Experience working for a non-profit preferred
Experience processing financial data required, such as payroll, accounts payable/receivable or banking experience
Strong sense of organization and motivation paired with strong financial skills
Exceptional attention to detail
Integrity, respectfulness, trustworthiness and reliability
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Positive, helpful, and collaborative demeanor
Ability to make good judgments and avoid risks to the organization
Interest in Essex Heritage’s mission a plus

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