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Accounting Assistant

  • Full Time
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • If hired, a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, must be completed on the first day of employment.

Website San Diego Youth Symphony, Part of the KeyNote Music Education Family

Job Title: Accounting Assistant

Reports to: Business Office Manager

Status: Full-time, 32 to 40 hours/week, non-exempt

Starting Pay Range: $21/hour to $23/hour

About this Position: The Accounting Assistant at San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) is an entry level position and has primary responsibility in the financial accounting, payroll and employee benefits functions of the organization. The Accounting Assistant also supports the Business Office Manager with financial reporting, government compliance and audits in addition to supporting the HR Assistant with employee benefits. The Accounting Assistant will balance multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment and lead some processes with a limited degree of independence under the supervision of the Business Office Manager. They will also be committed to our core values of commitment, creativity, equity, collaboration, and service.

Qualifications: We’re seeking candidates who excel in interpersonal relationships, organization and compliance, and who thrive in a passionate, collaborative environment. You should have:

  • Strong accounting and financial analysis skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Fluency with Google Suite (esp. Google Sheets) and Microsoft Suite (esp. Excel)
  • Expertise in accounting principles and software (experience with nonprofit accounting and/or QuickBooks preferred)
  • Expertise in payroll and human resource information systems (HRIS; experience with ADP Workforce Now and/or Employee Navigator preferred)
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Bachelor’s degree required; equivalent work experience considered

View the full job description here.

Tagged as: accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, audit, benefits, cash handling, compliance, payroll, reporting, spreadsheets, timekeeping

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