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Book Keeper 



Temple Ohabei Shalom is looking for an enthusiastic, diligent, dedicated Bookkeeper to oversee day-to-day business operations. The successful candidate is both detail-oriented and community-oriented and thrives in a fast-paced, good-humored, unpretentious environment.   Reporting to the Executive Director, this position encompasses financial duties (accounting, bookkeeping, budget, cash flow management, payroll), some aspects of human resources (file management, insurance, contracts, workers’ comp, etc.), and other duties as assigned.



Bookkeeping & Accounting

  • Execute financial transactions: Full cycle Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll
  • Prepare and oversee membership and tuition billing - including monthly payment plans and enrollment updates
  • Manage payables and receivables (cash, checks, ACH, credit cards, bank & wire transfers)
  • Manage all banking processes
  • Reconcile bank, debit card and credit card accounts
  • Development: Track pledges and donations; Generate, track, and distribute acknowledgement letters, and other tax receipts
  • Track employer and employee benefits and pension contributions, and complete monthly pension account transfers online
  • Responsible for the enrollment, and oversight of employee benefits
  • Point person for staff with payroll and retirement contribution questions or concerns
  • Interface with vendors, subcontractors, government agencies as needed to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations (1099, W-9, etc.); Coordinate, produce, file all tax documentation as required
  • Prepare weekly reports as well as monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports in consultation with Executive Director and synagogue leadership; Prepare budget & reports to Board as requested
  • Keep timely, accurate records on all financial matters


Human Resources and Recordkeeping

  • Oversee insurance, personnel files, inspection certificates, maintenance contracts
  • Improve and maintain filing system


  • Fluency in QuickBooks Online and best bookkeeping practices
  • Understands core accounting concepts and Chart of Accounts
  • Basic MS Excel proficiency
  • Understand core financial statements and the drivers and metrics associated with each
  • Handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion related to critical processes, both internally and with community members
  • Interface with families about financial questions and matters
  • Ask for help, support, or oversight as appropriate

Please send a resume and cover letter to


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Wed, April 24 2019 19 Nisan 5779