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Library Page - General Accounting

Company name
The New York Public Library

Manhattan, NY

Date Last Verified
Feb 14,2018

Posted on
Feb 12,2018

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Under the direction of the Vice President for Finance, the finance department provides accounting, budgeting, and procurement services to support the mission of The New York Public Library.
The General Accounting Page provides operational support to the general accounting department. Various duties will include filing, copying, assisting with the preparation and upload of journal entries and revenue transactions. Performs related duties and special projects as needed.
Principal Responsibilities

Assist with the upload and posting of the monthly fines and fees to the general ledger, including posting entries.
Assist with the upload and posting of the daily Library Shop sales to the general ledger, including posting entries.
Assist with the upload and posting of donation revenue to the general ledger, including posting entries.
Maintain the filing system including sending items to storage as needed each year.
Assist with additional entries and special projects as needed.
Organize and prioritize daily tasks to meet deadlines
Analyze basic revenue receipts to best record them

Key Competencies

Attention to detail

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED
Must be currently enrolled in an approved degree program at an accredited educational institution in accounting, finance, economics, or a related field
Available to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in an office environment with an emphasis on accounting
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member
Demonstrates an ability to prioritize and organize work, accurately and efficiently perform detailed tasks, and follow through to achieve deadlines
Experience with computerized accounting software preferred
Intermediate level competency with Excel required

Work Environment

Professional office environment

Starting Salary
Minimum Salary (with 2 years of NYPL service)USD $13.00/Hr.
HoursScheduled for 19 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Union / Non UnionNon Union

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The New York Public Library
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