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  • Senior Accountant

    West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    Job Description
    TITLE Senior Accountant
    LOCATION Grand Rapids, Michigan
    STATUS Full-time
    TRAVEL Local and within normal business hours

    SUMMARY
    As a key member of our West Michigan Hispanic community, the position assumes a strategic role in providing a variety of bookkeeping services to the organizations within our community. The primary day-to-day responsibilities involve providing accounting support to businesses located in the West Michigan area. This will include a keen ability to meet deadlines, be proactive and provide consistent communication to clients and team members.

    TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • Minimum 4 years relevant accounting experience
    • Bilingual in Spanish and English
    • QuickBooks experience required
    • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Work with various business owners to help them develop and maintain sound accounting records
    • Build relationships by meeting with business owners one to two times per month
    • Supervising one direct report (bookkeeper)
    • Oversee bookkeeping, reviewing for accuracy and completeness
    • Payroll processing which includes payroll tax reporting and sales tax reporting
    • Accounts reconciliation oversight
    • Tying out general ledgers and balance sheet accounts
    • Financial statement analysis and review
    • Other duties as assigned
    IDEAL SKILL SET
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to adapt to multiple businesses/industries
    • Must be able to manage client relationships and workload
    • Ability to handle stress and deadlines
    • Willing to learn and ask questions if needed
    • Professional, personable, and patient
    • Passion for helping small businesses develop stronger financial practices and accurately manage their books for tax returns and/or lending requirements
    SALARY AND BENEFITS
    • This is a Grant Funded Position
    • Job Type/Salary: $55,000 to $60,000.00 based on experience
    • Full time
    • Full time benefits package: Health, dental, retirement plan
    Interested applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume to info@westmihcc.org

    The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodation for any individual with a disability during the recruitment process.
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