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Bookkeeper

The National Council for the Traditional Arts is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Bookkeeper. This position is part-time (25 hours per week), with the opportunity to expand to full-time in the coming year.

The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the presentation and documentation of folk and traditional arts in the United States. Founded in 1933, it is the nation’s oldest producing and presenting organization with such a focus. Its programs celebrate and honor deeply rooted cultural expressions – music, dance, crafts, rituals and stories passed on through time in families, communities, tribal, ethnic, regional and occupational groups.

The NCTA seeks an experienced financial professional with background in non-profit accounting to support its accounting office. Scope of duties ranges from general bookkeeping responsibilities to financial planning and office coordination. Qualified person will be able to multi-task under pressure, work independently and as part of a team, handle wide range of accounting inquiries, demonstrate exemplary work ethic and accountability. Person should demonstrate a solid understanding of basic financial accounting principles and methods, proficiency with Quickbooks, Mac and MS Office applications and standard office equipment. Experience grant financial reporting is preferred.

Job Duties: General bookkeeping tasks including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and invoicing; financial planning including the production/preparation of monthly financial statements and budgets, including preparing schedules for annual audit and 990 filing; support of payroll and related tax filings, insurance, charitable status, and other reporting requirements. Ability to provide HR support under direction of management.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related certification; 3-5 years nonprofit accounting experience; QuickBooks and Excel proficiency required. Knowledge of grant reporting, including federal grants is preferred.

Compensation: $24-26 per hour

Submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to jobs@ncta-usa.org. Position open until filled; candidate review begins 2/24/2021.

 

The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the presentation and documentation of folk and traditional arts in the United States. Founded in 1933, it is the nation’s oldest folk arts organization.  Its programs celebrate and honor deeply rooted cultural expressions – music, dance, crafts, rituals, and stories passed on through time in families, communities, tribal, ethnic, regional, and occupational groups.