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Bookkeeper

Based in Seattle, WA

Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 8 is seeking applicants for a Bookkeeper position. This position reports to the Local 8 Business Manager and is covered under a Collective Bargaining Agreement. The office location is in the Belltown area of Seattle with parking or an ORCA card provided. The starting wage is $26.11/hr. ($28.46/hr. at 6 months and $31.93/hr. at 1 year) with excellent benefits. The position is 40 hours a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is a small office with 6 office employee positions and 9 field positions.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
This position involves “full charge” bookkeeping duties and requires extensive experience with generating payroll, financial statements, bank reconciliation and general accounting. At least 3-years experience in QuickBooks, payroll and quarterly taxes are required. A bachelor's degree in finance or accounting is preferred.

We are looking for someone who has good organization skills, works well under pressure and is able to work independently to meet deadlines.

MUST BE ABLE TO PERFORM THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:

  • Prepare weekly payroll, including direct deposits.
  • Make monthly benefit payments to several health & welfare funds.
  • Remit payroll taxes, income taxes and all required federal and state taxes. 
  • Reconcile bank accounts and union credit card usage.
  • Close books each month and submit per capita payments to the International Union and all affiliates.
  • Generate monthly financial reports for the Executive Board, Trustees, members and external audits.
  • Collect information as needed for the Union’s annual audit
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and QuickBooks Accounting System.
  • Create Excel spreadsheets as needed.
  • Perform data entry in multiple formats.
  • Post membership dues both manually and electronically.
  • Prepare various reports and other duties as assigned by the Business Manager and/or Office Manager.

To apply: please send your resume with references included by Friday, November 3, to mike@opeiu8.org or by mail to OPEIU Local 8, 2800 First Avenue #304, Seattle, WA 98121, attention Mike.

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