March 22, 2021


Full Time
Congregation Agudath Israel
Caldwell NJ

The Bookkeeper will oversee all day-to-day detail accounting operations for all synagogue accounts and support the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Committee. Candidates must assume all month-end and year-end responsibilities and provide timely reports to the Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer as requested.

o Prepare Month-end Journal Entries for close process
o Prepare monthly financial reports for Treasurer
o Prepare P&L reporting for programs as requested by Board Members
o Record daily online receipts
o Month-end and year-end bank reconciliations
o Prepare and record all payroll using Paychex Flex for employees and contractors
o Record and make payments to vendors
o Manage member accounts and send account statements monthly
o Update ShulCloud with Charge Types and assign correct Gateway
o Maintain membership database for accuracy and report production
o Provide accounting reports to Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer, as needed
o Interact with member regarding billing and other inquiries
o Maintain Insurance database

The Bookkeeper is expected to participate and embody the warm and welcoming work environment as the job requires interaction with staff and members of the community.

Please send your resume to:

o 5+ years of experience
o Experience working in an accounting department or public accounting firm
o Education: Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred, CPA is a plus
o Extensive experience in ShulCloud software preferred
o Experience in QuickBooks software
o Experience in Paychex Flex software
o Proficiency in MS Office Suite
o Excellent verbal & written communication skills
o Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and projects
o Ability to demonstrate excellent organization and time management skills
o Accuracy and attention to detail
o Ability to maintain degree of confidentiality

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
The Synagogue reserves the right to add or change job responsibilities at any time

Qualifications: Associate’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience.