Employment Opportunities

Chesapeake Region Safety Council
Job Description
Position Title – Accounting Associate

Primary Function:

Under the direct supervision of the Controller, this full time position provides accounting support for the Chesapeake Region Safety Council. We are looking for a skilled Accounting Clerk to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping and financial tasks. Accounting Clerk responsibilities include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports and reconciling bank statements. You will also run accounting software programs (e.g. Sage PT) to process business transactions, like accounts payable and receivable, disbursements, and receipts. Ultimately, a successful Accounting Clerk will ensure that the company’s daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively. Independent judgment and attention to detail is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload.
Job Requirements

  • Proficiency in MS Office and databases and excellent 10-key skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to develop monthly and quarterly accounting reports for management
  • Implement and monitor the month, quarter and year-end closeout accounting schedules
  • Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
Preferred Education and Experience

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting
  • Two years of related experience. 

Please send your resume to debbie@chesapeakesc.org