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Office Manager/Bookkeeper

The Iowa Environmental Council seeks a Bookkeeper/Office Manager. Ideal candidates possess a skill set and job experience relevant to position qualifications and responsibilities, as well as a passion for the mission of the Iowa Environmental Council.

Position Title:  Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Reports to:  Executive Director
Salary Range:  $14-$17/hour
Status:  Permanent part-time position,  20+  hours/week (somewhat flexible hours)
Qualifications Required:

  • 3 years’ experience with QuickBooks
  • 3 years’ experience with data bases
  • 3 years’ experience in Office Administration with budget and finance
  • 3 years’ experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communications
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration

Position Responsibilities:

  • Financial accounting:  accounts payable, accounts receivable, journal entries, monthly financial reports; payroll with benefits administration, quarterly and annual payroll filing; process deposits
  • Manage office responsibilities: vendor relationships, scheduling with Microsoft Outlook, postal mail, telephone, track and order supplies
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with individual member on behalf of the Council in verbal, written and electronic communications.
  • Manage the office technology:  telephone, fax, copier  and computer systems
  • Assist in event and meeting planning
  • Other duties as assigned

Compensation and Benefits:

    • $14-$17/hour, 20 hours/week (somewhat flexible hours)
    • Vacation, holidays and sick leave
    • Flex Savings Plan
    • Retirement Plan


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