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Job Title: Accounting Assistant

Hiring Period: Academic Year, Summer | Hourly Pay Rate: $14.00 | Hours per week: 10-15
On/Off Campus: Off Campus | Work-Study/Non Work-Study: Work-Study | On Bus Route

Job Description: Verité is a growing, award-winning non-profit organization that illuminates and addresses serious human rights and labor rights violations in factories, farms and other workplaces around the world.

We serve private sector and public-sector clients by building their internal understanding of the labor rights problems they face in their supply chains and operations, and their skills to solve those problems.

The accounting assistant will support the staff accountant with administrative and accounting tasks.

This is a part-time position at 10 hours/week, with the possibility of additional hours and/or advancement within the organization over time.

This posting is for students eligible for work study in Summer and Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 only.

Continuation of position past the Spring 2020 semester is dependent on student’s work study eligibility.

Please confirm explicitly in your application email that you are eligible for work study in the summer and fall and that you can start in the summer.

The accounting assistant must be available to work a consistent schedule throughout the year.

Tasks and specific responsibilities:
• Assist with bi-weekly check runs
• Assist with bi-weekly wire payments
• Maintain databases
• Process expense reports
• Post accounts payable
• Create and post invoices
• Reconcile bank accounts
• File AP and AR documents
• Scan and copy receipts
• Other general office duties as assigned

Qualification for this position:
• Reliable, timely, and trustworthy
• Excellent organizational skills
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Self-driven and able to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
• Knowledge of MS Office package
• Ability to maintain confidentiality

Verité is committed to a diverse work force and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expressions, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

To Apply:
Please email cover letter and CV detailing your relevant experience against the skills and qualifications above to: with the subject line ‘Accounting Assistant.’

No telephone inquiries will be accepted for this position.

How to Apply: Email, Send Resume, See instructions in job description

Name/Company: Verite, Inc.
Phone: 413-253-9227
44 Belchertown Road
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

Job Number: 31443