We’re looking for a self-directed, detail-obsessed, customer service aficionado to join our team as a Bookkeeping Associate.
Bookkeeping Associate desired for around 10 hours per-week to start, with room for growth, beginning the first week of April. Elysian Fields uses QuickBooks Online and cloud file sharing to serve a growing roster of interesting and creative small businesses and nonprofits in Philadelphia. Bookkeeping Associate will generally be able to set own hours and location, meet with Bookkeeping Team Lead and other Bookkeeping Associates once every other week, and meet with clients as needed. Ideal position for a diligent and self-directed worker desiring a high degree of flexibility in a part-time position.
Responsibilities include reconciling bank, credit, and loan accounts; organizing accounts payable by entering bills and recording payments; preparing monthly summary reports and supporting in year end report delivery; managing accounts receivable and supporting collections; filing sales tax.
Bookkeeping Associate expected to work directly with clients and assist in managing relationship and answering questions. Exceptional customer service and an ability to respond gracefully and punctually to all manner of emails required. Ideal candidates are organized and clear communicators, both with internal EF team and with clients, and obsessive in attention to detail.
Bookkeeping experience and prior use of QuickBooks are required.
Candidate needs to have own computer; Elysian Fields to provide all necessary tools and software.
Compensation: $15/hr to start.
EF offers a paid vacation between Christmas and New Years to all employees.
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Philadelphia, PA, 19147, US
Required Meetings: Every other Wednesday at 10 am
This job can be performed from a remote location, with meetings occurring at our co-working space.
About Elysian Fields
Elysian Fields is a growing consultancy dedicated to giving ambitious business owners trainings, tools, and services to find success while staying true to their values and beliefs. Our clients are a motley crew of inspiring, driven, passionate & compassionate, and interesting businesses covering a breadth of fields of practice.
We offer trainings and services focused on a breadth of business development, from bookkeeping to business planning, financials to operations and strategic growth planning and coaching; all with a focus on humans, happiness, and grounded in social justice.
We strive to be thoughtful about how we approach our work and lives and believe “work-life-integration” is a better framework than balance, and thus strongly believe in structuring our work and jobs in the direction of happiness. We regularly take time during “normal business hours” to spend time with family, take a yoga class, or walk in the woods with a friend, and we balance that freedom by showing up 110% when we are at work.
How To Apply:
Please send an email to morris (at) elysianfieldsphila (dot) com with a single PDF attachment containing your current resume, two references, and a response to this prompt:
Describe your interest in the position and how it would fit into the current fabric of your life. Please use the subject line “Bookkeeping Associate”.