The Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the City of Houston, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, is seeking a part-time or freelance bookkeeper to book transactions, balance accounts, maintain a general ledger, keep records, and generate reports. More information about the Baha’i Faith is available at www.bahai.org. Please note that applications who live in the Houston area are preferred.
Develops and continuously improves system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts; defining bookkeeping policies and procedures.
Maintains subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.
Balances subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries.
Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries.
Balances general ledger by preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
Maintains historical records by filing documents.
Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports; advising management on needed actions.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Certificate in Bookkeeping, Accounting Assistant, or similar
At least 5 years of bookkeeping experience
Especially as a freelancer for small businesses or non-profits
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Proficiency in Quickbooks is also desirable
Note: Quickbooks was used in the recent past, but currently all records are in Excel
Excellent communication skills -- both written and verbal
Excellent organization skills -- both physical and digital
Estimate 2-4 hours per month, and 5-10 hours during annual audit
Approximately 100-200 transactions per month
Approximately $100-200,000 per year total cash flow
Five working accounts
Pay $15-20 per hour depending on experience