Accounting Associate
Northside Achievement Zone Office
Job Type

Salary range: $30,562.00 - $38,203.00 annually

HIRING BONUS: All new employees will receive a $3,000 hiring bonus!

Position Purpose

Remote-based position on interim basis only due to Covid-19 Pandemic. Upon approval of “Return to Office” site guidelines, this role may require the individual to work onsite at the NAZ facility located in North Minneapolis, MN 55411. 

We are looking for an entry level Accounting Associate to support the financial processes in compliance with financial policies and procedures. This includes keeping records of all organizational financial systems and providing professional customer service to the internal and external users of NAZ’s financial systems.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Accounts Payable: Assist in timely and accurate processing of invoices and associated documentation and record keeping.
  • Accounts Receivable: Support monitoring and recording of contributions including preparation of bank deposits, recording ACH contributions, verifying accounts receivable balances and ensure proper record keeping and documentation.
  • Reconciliation: Assist in monthly reconciliation of payroll and benefits in partnership with Human Resources.
  • Credit Card Reporting: Monitor and process employee credit card reporting and approvals.
  • Resource/Stipend Management: Manage inventory of NAZ resources and gift cards available to NAZ families, partner with NAZ program team to properly disburse resources.
  • Customer Service: Serve as back-up for NAZ receptionist during lunch breaks, meetings and out of office schedules. Provide friendly and professional service to the internal and external users of NAZ’s financial systems. 
  • Filing: organize all receipts, invoices, and other supporting documentation and file weekly according to established procedures and the principles of sound, responsible financial reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Computer proficiency in Excel, Word, Google Drive
  • Working knowledge of GAAP accounting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with QuickBooks

Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or 2 years of related experience

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

  • Work is normally performed in an office work environment but may occasionally include lifting and bending.
  • Regular operation of normal office machines (computer, copier, and fax) is required.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends are required for special events.
  • Limited Travel may be required.