Finance Office Assistant
Provides accounting, administrative and secretarial support for the organization. In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, performs duties such as obtaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, and working on special projects. Also, answers non-routine correspondence, assembles highly confidential and sensitive information, and assists staff with basic technical issues. Composes memos, transcribes notes, generates reports, researches and creates presentations. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and organize diversified workload. Requires a minimum of an associate degree. Experience in or interest in accounting function and financial reporting. Position would report to Director of Events and Personnel. Salary range $35,000-$40,000 annually.
- Provide support to the accounting staff—occasionally provide administrative support to the accounting staff (i.e., formatting and data entry)
- Basic secretarial and administrative tasks—including , schedule and confirm appointments with clients, shred and consolidate papers for recycling, scan or fax documents, create labels and packets for presentations, prepare weekly schedule and notes for the week.
- Experience and deep understanding of Excel, as well as interest in accounting functions and financial reporting.
- Communication proficiency—excellent written and oral communication skills, follow up with supervisors and peers as necessary, and able to “close the loop”.
- Planning/organizing—prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently, and communicate with supervisors when necessary for assistance in prioritizing conflicting tasks.
- Adaptability—able to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected situations.
- Problem solving—ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully.
- Attention to detail—demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, monitor his/her own work to ensure quality and apply feedback to improve performance.
- Excel Skills- Background in excel use and interest in financial reporting.
- Time management—complete work in a timely manner.
- Dependability—consistently on time, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance.
- Technical capacity—provide technical support to the staff as necessary (i.e., troubleshoot printers, software issues).
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The National Center for Victims of Crime is a great place to work!
The National Center offers a challenging and rewarding professional career opportunity. We also set aside some time to have fun, such as during our annual summer retreat and annual winter holiday gathering.
Our office is located in Washington, DC. We are a short walk from the Dupont Circle, Farragut North, Farragut West, and Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail stations, as well as several Metrobus stops. Our building also has a parking garage.
We offer comprehensive benefits to full-time employees, such as:
- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield health insurance coverage (PPO medical, dental, vision, and pharmaceutical) for employees and their spouses, domestic partners, and children
- 401(k)plan with generous 4% matching and 3% non-elective contributions
- Short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage
- Life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance coverage
- Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical and dependent care expenses
- Section 132(f) pre-tax transportation program for qualified mass transit and parking expenses
- 3 to 4 weeks of vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave, and 2 days of personal leave per year
- 11 paid holidays per year
The National Center for Victims of Crime is an equal opportunity employer.