Growing Power is seeking a full-time accounting assistant

Growing Power, Inc. is seeking a full-time accounting assistant to assist the Associate Director/Finance Manager Growing Power, Inc. is a nonprofit organization, located in the City of Milwaukee that supports the development and sustainability of community-based food systems, i.e., farmers markets, community gardens, school-based gardening, and agricultural projects.  It offers hands-on training and technical assistance in sustainable agricultural techniques that can be implemented in urban or rural settings. as follows: Responsibilities: ·         Accounts Payable – coding, entering and completing all tasks related ·         Accounts Receivable – invoice weekly for our clients + ·         Assist with all duties related to the accounting department ·         Assist with Human Resources ·         Assume other administrative tasks as assigned

  Qualifications:   ·         Accounting degree preferred not required ·         1-3 years experience in nonprofit preferred not required ·         Working knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher ·         Experience with hands on accounting ·         Good attitude and positive outlook in work environment ·         Full-time schedule requires ability to work outside of the regular 40 hour/week schedule ·         Full participation in Growing Power’s monthly “From the Ground Up” weekend workshops (January – June) in addition to the regular work-week load ·         Experience is helpful working with diverse people ·         Informative with social justice issues and an interest in food security and local sustainable development   Please email a cover letter and resume to Application review begins immediately and closes on August 15, 2011 Growing Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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