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Full-Charge Bookkeeper

Company: Northwest Horticultural Council
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

?Full-Charge Bookkeeper/Non-Profit Bookkeeper?The Northwest Horticultural Council (NHC) is seeking a full-charge bookkeeper/Non-Profit Bookkeeper that is highly organized and motivated to work in support of the tree fruit industry.? A successful candidate will be experienced in general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.? Their bookkeeping and accounting experience will enable them to work independently and provide relevant monthly and year-end budget and financial information to management.? This position reports to the NHC?s president and the vice president of export programs.?With a staff of eight, the NHC is an advocacy group that engages with the private sector, academia, government, and non-governmental bodies.? The successful candidate will interact with NHC and Northwest Fruit Exporters members and manage the day-to-day financial business operations, including the collection of confidential, third-party information for the financial administration of export programs.?Essential Job Requirements:Excellent communication (written and verbal) skillsThe ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneouslyFive or more years of full-charge bookkeeping work experienceProficient in Microsoft Office suite?Preferred Job Requirements:Experienced with Sage 100 accounting systemBachelor?s Degree or equivalentTen or more years of bookkeeping or accounting experience?Accounting / Financial Responsibilities:Maintain the general ledger, general journal, and financial statementsManage accounts payable, write checks, and issue various electronic payments?Maintain and manage accounts receivable and aging.? Invoice for different levels of annual membership dues, seasonal daily cherry invoicing, annual reconciliation of apple and cherry assessmentsManage banking relationships, make deposits, reconcile monthly statementsPrepare end of month and year-end financial statementsEnter payroll on ADP systemAssist with annual financial audit and preparation of financial statements and tax formsPrepare annual NHC reserves documentsAssist in annual budgeting processPrepare cash flow analysisReview investment account statements?Programs / Duties:Mexico Apple Program:? Make U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Quarterly Payments / maintain contract accounting of revenue and expenditures (Mexico apple program); maintain the member Treatment Facility number list, reconcile assessments, collect shipment data, contact members to confirm data, work with state departments of agriculture to cross-check informationJapan / Korea Cherry Program: issue seasonal assessments, collect shipping data (working with members and state departments of agriculture to cross-check information and reconcile assessments)Issue the daily cherry shipment report of shipments made to Australia, Japan, Korea, and New ZealandMaintain various email listsMaintain membership lists by program?Data Management:Maintain and archive records and files, including those containing confidential information (e.g., private company financial information and other correspondence)Maintain current copies of all contracts?Other Duties:Special projects and office administration responsibilities as neededAct as backup for Office Manager?Job Hours & Location:8 - 5 with some weekend hours required during cherry season.? Lunch break from 12 - 1The job is in the office in Yakima?Benefits:Paid sick leave: 80 hours/yearPaid holidays plus paid vacation of 10-15 days/yearExcellent employer retirement contributionDisability insurance following probationary periodHealth and dental insurance ? employer pays 75 percent of monthly premium??The NHC is a nonprofit trade association, based in Yakima, Washington, that represents the tree fruit (apple, cherry, and pear) industry of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Pacific Northwest tree fruit growers produce approximately 70 percent of the apples (supplying 80 percent of the U.S. fresh market), 84 percent of the fresh pears, and 73 percent of the fresh sweet cherries grown in the United States. The Pacific Northwest tree fruit industry annually exports about 25 percent of the region?s apple, pear, and cherry crops worldwide.?Interested candidates should submit letters of application and resume to the NHC at 105 S. 18th Street, Suite 105, Yakima, WA, 98901, or by clicking "APPLY TO THIS POSITION" below.? Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.? Information on the Northwest Horticultural Council is available at www.nwhort.org.

Keywords: Northwest Horticultural Council, Yakima , Full-Charge Bookkeeper, Other , Yakima, Washington

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