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|Job Title:||Accounting Assistant-Administration & Finance Department|
|Organization:||American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)|
ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT [ADMU-32]
AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
Administration & Finance Department, NY
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), founded in 1920, is a nationwide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with more than 500,000 members and is dedicated to the principles of liberty and equality embodied in the U.S. Constitution. The Administration & Finance Department of the ACLU?s National office in New York City is seeking applications for the full-time position of Accounting Assistant.
The Accounting Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Manager of Financial Reporting. The primary functions of the Accounting Assistant will be to provide general clerical/administrative support to the Finance Team within the Administration and Finance Department.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with bookkeeping and related accounting tasks.
Handle general administrative duties for the department including handling phone calls, processing invoices, ordering supplies, drafting correspondence, etc.
Schedule meetings and conference calls; prepare relevant materials.
Assist with back-up coverage for receptionist Handle copying jobs, distribute mail and perform other administrative office duties as assigned.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's Degree and/or 1-2 years of clerical/administrative work experience preferred.
Familiarity with basic accounting principles, terms and knowledge of Sage accounting software is not required but is a plus.
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (including Word and Excel).
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Good interpersonal, written, verbal and communication skills.
Ability to work independently as well as within a team.
A commitment to the mission and goals of the ACLU.
Salary for this position is $40,546. Generous benefits package provided. /div>
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for two references by email to email@example.com reference [ADMU-32/FEM] in subject line -or by mail
Human Resources>RE: [ADMU-32/FEM]
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this career opportunity.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
This job description provides a general but not comprehensive list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications required. It does not represent a contract of employment. The ACLU reserves the right to change the job description and/or posting at any time without advance notice.
The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.
The ACLU comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation. Both the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation are national organizations with the same overall mission, and share office space and employees. The ACLU has two separate corporate entities in order to do a broad range of work to protect civil liberties. This job posting refers collectively to the two organizations under the name ?ACLU.?