Part-Time Accountant

LowCountry Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit affordable housing organization, seeks a part-time Accountant/Bookkeeper to join our team.  This position is responsible for leading all aspects of our financial section, while ensuring that the organization cost-effectively budgets, forecasts, and then builds affordable homes in partnership with other members of the LowCountry Habitat team.  The person hired will be a vested team member, work a two day a week schedule (16 hours weekly), and report directly to the Executive Director.

The key responsibilities for this position are the following:

  • Maintain QuickBooks approved accounting system; ensuring that
  • all transactions are up to-date at all times
  • Check and voucher preparation
  • Preparation of monthly financial reports
  • Coordination with National Organization in matters related to affiliate accounting
  • and reporting house construction accomplishment
  • Periodic counting of materials
  • Updating and computer back up of affiliate accounting software
  • Proper accounting of funds, including immediate deposit of collected funds
  • Month-end balance sheet accounts reconciliation

 

Applicants should have:

  • Degree in Accounting from University or Diploma Awarding Institution
  • 2+ years in the field of accounting
  • Must be able to articulate the organization’s mission, values and goals clearly, and persuasively in a variety of settings and to a variety of constituencies
  • Must demonstrate the highest level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be organized and able to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word & Outlook); accounting packages (Quick Books)
  • Aptitude to learn new computer application
  • Proficiency of the English language
  • Must have the ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully and effectively lead by displaying sound judgment
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation

 

The position is an hourly wage starting at $17 per hour, and could start immediately.  Salary is commensurate with experience and best fit for the affiliate.  To learn more about our organization please go to our website www.lowcountryhabitat.org

 

Please submit a cover letter including salary request and resume to info@lowcountryhabitat.org or fax to 843-522-3553.  Interviews begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.