Global Educators, Inc
17 New South Street, Suite 301
NORTHAMPTON, MA 01060
|Salary Range:||Location:||NORTHAMPTON MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Part Time||Accounting/Finance/Auditing|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|Some College Coursework Completed|
|Position: Temporary Finance Departmental Assistant |
Organization: Global Educators
Location: Northampton, MA
Number of Weekly Hours: 10 - 15 hours/week, Flexible Schedule
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as right candidate is found
ABOUT US: Who is Global Educators, and why do you want to work with us?
Global Educators is an association of education abroad and purposeful travel organizations that work collaboratively for the mutual benefit of their members and to the overall benefit of their participants. How do we do it?
o We collaborate with association members to develop and implement best practices in program quality, risk management procedures, and professional development.
o We pool resources to provide higher levels of insurance protection and emergency response time and support.
o We guide association members in the application of successful and innovative business practices.
We love people who have a good sense of humor under pressure and who are interested in what we do; a passion for travel and learning is something we all share. We have a great camaraderie and like to both solve problems and celebrate our successes together. And as an added bonus, we’re located in downtown Northampton in a fantastic office space, close to everything. We find what we do exceptionally rewarding-- we think you will too!
This position is responsible for thoroughly and accurately maintaining accounts and documentation, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices, for the members of the Global Educators association. Tasks will include extensive data entry and significant work on Excel projects, in addition to constant proactive problem solving. This temporary position will run at least through the end of the 2018 calendar year, with the potential of an extension for the right candidate, depending on departmental needs. The Temporary Finance Departmental Assistant will report to the Director of Finance.
o Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department
o Work Independently on Special Projects using Excel, QuickBooks, and other software
o Other duties, as assigned
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
o 1 to 2 years of accounting and office experience, or completed college accounting classes
o Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (vlookups, conditional formulas, subtotals, pivot tables)
o Highly comfortable with the Microsoft Office Suite
o Strong data entry competencies
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Proactive approach to problem solving
o Comfortable working independently and with a team
o Flexible and comfortable in a fast paced environment
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
o Working knowledge of customer management systems
o Working knowledge of Google Sheets
o Working knowledge of QuickBooks
You’ll be a GREAT fit if you:
o Are a fast learner and enjoy a job where you can hit the ground running immediately
o Possess strong attention to detail and high-level organizational skills
o Have a sense of humor and enjoy what you do
o Work well in teams and with other departments
COMPANY CULTURE: Who are we looking for?
o Great listeners who love to work with people and build relationships
o Goal-oriented people who like working alone as much as they like working with a team
o People who are willing to learn, improve, and adapt quickly
o People who are excited about the world, travel, and different cultures
SALARY and BENEFITS
o Entry-level hourly wage
o Part-time, flexible schedule; 10-15 hours per week
o One hour of paid sick time earned for every 30 hours worked
o Fun, flexible work environment frequented by furry pups
o Beautiful office space in the center of downtown Northampton
SOUNDS GREAT! How do I apply?
o Submit your cover letter, resume, and two professional references via https://global-educators.breezy.hr/
o Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
o No phone calls, please
Global Educators provides equal opportunity to all people regardless of age, race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical or mental disability. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, placement, promotion, salary determination, and all other conditions of employment. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire.