• Part Time
  • Mid-Level
Job Category: Finance
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Arts & Culture

The Jazz Foundation is a non-profit that assists jazz and blue musicians by providing emergency assistance and employment.  We are currently seeking a part-time bookkeeper (24 hours/week).   This positon will require reporting to the office for the first three to four months and then can be hybrid (a combination of working from home and being in the office). This positon reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.  For more information about the organization check out

Responsibilities for Bookkeeper

·        Conduct reconciliation of all accounts on a monthly basis

·        Maintain and balance the general ledger in an accurate, complete, and up-to-date manner

·        Perform all activities related to the accounts payable function including reviewing, coding, and processing payments

·        Perform account receivable functions including invoicing, deposits, collections, and revenue recognition

·        Prepare financial reports through collection, analysis, and summarization of data

·        Interpret and apply accounting policies, rules, and regulations to all work in order to ensure compliance with applicable standards

·        Files invoices and financial documentations in a neat and timely manner

·        Assist CFO with the yearly audit and provide further assistance when needed

·        Provide ad hoc reports for staff

Qualifications for Bookkeeper

·        Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

·        3-5 years relevant experience working in accounting and bookkeeping

·        Non-profit accounting experience preferred but not required

·        Thorough knowledge and understanding of GAAP

·        Strong verbal and written communication skills

·        Proficient skills in QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel

·        Experience with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger

·        High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

·        Strong analytical skills

·        Confidentiality is a must

 We offer a starting salary commensurate with experience.  If interested please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]


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