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RHVFC Employment Opportunity - Bookkeeper Position

The Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company (“RHVFC”) is looking to hire a part-time Bookkeeper. The position of Bookkeeper is responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the financial records of the RHVFC. The position will also be responsible for general office duties, such as answering the telephone, renewals of registration for the equipment, and other duties as requested by the President, Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer of the RHVFC.

Primary Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:

* Maintain records of all financial transactions of the RHVFC

* Obtain the necessary approvals of all invoices prior to payment

* Prepare all checks as requested after appropriate approvals are obtained

* Assure accurate allocation and timely posting of all payments to the proper general ledger

accounts in the Quick Book system

* Maintain the existing chart of accounts, and modify as necessary to assure accurate reporting

* Prepare end of month financial statements and review them for accuracy

* Distribute end of month financial statements to the President, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer,

and the members of the RHVFC Finance Committee (collectively the “Recipients”)

* Distribute a monthly and year to date budget versus actual P&L statement to the Recipients

* Prepare bank deposits as requested by the Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer

* Assure compliance with all relevant reporting requirements

* Calculate and prepare tax payments and reports if necessary

* Assist with the preparation of the Annual Budget

* Develop a monthly allocation of the Annual Budget and enter into Quick Books in order to have

accurate Budget vs Actual reporting on a monthly and year to date basis

* Assist with any external financial reviews or compilations by the RHVFC outside accountants or

other authorities

* Maintain accurate and timely filing system to support all financial and administrative activities

* Answer telephone and greet visitors as necessary during on-site hours

* Provide administrative assistance to the President and Officers as reasonably requested

* Collate and distribute mail

* Maintain all vehicle registration and insurance compliance

Education and Experience:

* Proficiency in bookkeeping and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and


* Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements

* Proficiency in Quick Books, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and email communication

* An Associate Degree in accounting desired

Bookkeeper Job Description (Continued):

Other Key Skills and Competencies:

* Planning and organizing

* Attention to detail

* Information collecting and monitoring

* Problem analysis and problem solver

* Good communication skills

* Confidentiality

* Integrity

* Ability to work with, and be responsive to, multiple people

* Must be Bondable


Part-time with an estimated 10 to 12 hours per week on average.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If you meet the qualifications and have experience for the following position, you are encouraged to continue by filling out the application. CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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