Accounting Assistant

Area Agency on Aging Palm Beach Beach/Treasure Coast Inc.

The Agency is currently in need of a full time or part time Accounting Assistant. Under the general supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, this position performs tasks of moderate complexity which include processing accounts payable, payroll, travel, and purchasing cards payments.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Matches invoices to supporting paperwork; reviews for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Enters invoices into accounting software.
  • Processes payments to various entities including service providers, contractors and vendors.
  • Prepares deposits and maintains deposit log.
  • Processes and enters payroll software for volunteers..
  • Responsible for review and accurate processing of travel reimbursements to employees.
  • Processes organizational credit card purchases and try of credit card transactions into accounting software.
  • Position must adhere to financial policies and controls.
  • Prepares requested reports and account analyses as required.
  • Ensures payments are made in a timely and accurate manner.


The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following knowledge/skills/abilities:

  • This position requires considerable attention to detail and mathematical ability
  • Ability to work effectively to respond to changing priorities and display confidentiality
  • Ability to problem solve and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional communications and relationships with various vendors and be able to effectively interact with staff members and other partner organizations as appropriate
  • Provide outstanding customer service and display effective time/project management abilities
  • Takes personal responsibility and demonstrates accountability for actions
  • Considerate and respectful of the diversity of others

Education/Experience Required:

  • Graduation from high school or an equivalent recognized certification; minimum of two (2) years of experience in bookkeeping or related work.
  • Preference for one (1) year of experience using MS Excel.

Rate of pay:

This position pays $18.00-$20.00 per hour depending on education and experience.

Benefit Package includes:

Agency provided employee health insurance, Life Insurance/AD&D, Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave Programs, EAP, 401k retirement plan.

To apply for the above position:

Send your resume to Area Agency on Aging, 4400 N. Congress Ave. WPB FL 33407 attention jobs or email or fax to 561-214-8678.


Apply for this position:

Upload requirements
Upload requirements