Bookkeeper, Community Foundation, Dubuque, IA

Company Name:
Community Foundation Of Greater Dubuque
700 Locust, Suite 195
Dubuque, IA 52001

Job Description:
Bookkeeper
Reports to: Finance Director
Status: Part-time Exempt Employee 32 – 40 hours weekly

OVERVIEW:
This position will assist the Director of Finance with accounting and financial operations of the Foundation.  This position will assist with the day-to-day fiscal and accounting operations of the Foundation including confidential gift recording, reporting, and department administration.   This position requires a highly organized and detail-oriented employee with excellent oral and written communication skills. This individual must possess a strong work ethic, must be a strong team player, and must be effective in representing the CFGD to all those served by the foundation.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel,  Outlook, and PowerPoint
• Willingness and ability to learn the Foundation’s software program, Foundation Information Management Systems (FIMS). 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Exceptional time management skills
• Outstanding attention to detail
• Superior interpersonal skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum of an Associate’s degree in accounting, or equivalent experience.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Accounting and Financial Reporting:  Assist Director of Finance with monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statement close.  Create financial reports as required. Assist in the mailing and filing of quarterly and annual donor statements. 
• Contributions/Cash Management:  Processing daily deposits by entering and posting contributions and other receipts.  Handle the Endow Iowa Tax Credit filings. Researching gifts as necessary.
• Accounts and Grants Payable/Purchasing:  Accounts and grants payable (coding, entry, check preparation, due diligence) processing.
• Research:  Conducts research as required related to vendor, donor, or grantee inquiries.
• Administrative Support:  Provides administrative support to the finance department including:  typing, scanning, letters, mailings, copying. 
• Backup: Provides front-desk phone and reception coverage on an as-needed basis.
• Special Projects: Coordinates special projects with other CF departments.  Works on special projects as assigned by the Director of Finance. As needed, provides back up in absence of other finance staff; needs to be familiar with general accounting functions. 
• General: As appropriate, works as a member of interdepartmental teams to ensure the effective and efficient operations of the Foundation.  At all times, demonstrates cooperative behavior with supervisors and coworkers. Other duties as assigned, dependent on organizational needs and employee skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hand to finger, handle or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

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