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Fulton County Farm Bureau, a nonprofit organization, is seeking an office accounting assistant (32-40 hrs. /week) for immediate hire. This position offers a rewarding, fast paced office environment for the individual who likes daily variety in their job.
To assist County Farm Bureau organization in developing, maintaining and executing successful programs and services that meet the needs of members with efficiency and accuracy.
Responsible to and supervised by the organization director in the four-county office.
- Support company operations by maintaining office equipment, supply inventory, and systems.
- Maintain accurate membership records on all members through the database.
- Maintain accurate financial records. This is currently done using QuickBooks software. All financial accounts must be reconciled in a timely manner.
- Maintain an accurate file system, whether it is done electronically or in hard copy. The filing system will be such that it is easily accessible and organized so that the supervisor and organization directors can utilize it and done within the parameters set forth by the Ohio Farm Bureau.
- During office hours, promote company activities, member services, etc. as directed by the supervisor.
- Work in conjunction with the directors in putting together mailings for the county Farm Bureaus.
- Develop and foster a good working relationship with company and its affiliates.
- Prepare and attend county financial audits.
- Maintain an attractive office that includes good housekeeping practices, regular work hours and good telephone communication habits.
- Attend special meetings or conferences that will aid in maintaining and improving the position of office administrator as directed by the supervisor or organization directors.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the organization director.
- High school diploma; more education or job experience preferred.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide variety of individuals.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Proficient in basic computer skills (Excel and Microsoft).
- Experience with Quick Books accounting program.
- Experience with Google Drive/Docs.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Self-starter with ability to multi-task and maintain deadlines.
- Outstanding organizational skills.
- Understanding of Farm Bureau/agriculture.
To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and three references to [email protected] Applications will be accepted through March 24, 2023.
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