Wilson Center Seeks Accountant

The Wilson Center for Spiritual Exploration & Multifaith Dialogue has a job opening for an accountant. The Wilson Center Accountant reports to the Director and averages 5 hours/week (+/-).

Accountant Job Duties:

  • Manage all aspects of bookkeeping and accounting processes including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, journal entries, and bank account reconciliation
  • Process and pay all accounts payable invoices in a timely manner
  • Receive, record, and deposit all revenue
  • Process bi-monthly payroll
  • Tracking all investment accounts
  • Prepare and send end of year donation receipts to donors
  • Assist the Director as needed with tasks pertaining to the end of the fiscal year and developing and analyzing annual budget
  • Oversee completion of IRS/tax paperwork for all new employees and sub-contractors
  • Prepare and submit tax forms for employees and sub-contractors (941 forms, W-2 forms, and 1099 forms, etc.)
  • File annual tax-exempt report with the Secretary of State
  • Maintain confidentiality and backup Quickbooks monthly
  • Recommend any policies and procedures that improve the function and financial stability of the Wilson Center
  • Other financial duties as needed and as assigned by Director, Board President, or Board Treasurer

Accountant Skills and Qualifications:

  • Accounting experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting
  • Comfortable with Quickbooks, Excel, and Google Mail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Time management
  • Data entry management

The mission of the Wilson Center is to create progressive, ecumenical, and multifaith dialogue for the University of Maine community and through worship, study, and service, to work for social justice, honor diversity, and offer opportunities for spiritual growth.

Compensation for this position is $12/hour. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Lauren Seganos Cohen, Director, The Wilson Center, 67 College Avenue, Orono, ME 04473 or to wilsoncenterorono@gmail.com by November 30th.