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Accounting Assistant

Grand Rapids, MI
Posted: December 14, 2022

Working directly with the Director of Operations, the Accounting Assistant plays a key role in ensuring that the agency payroll and accounts payable functions are processed on time, accurately and in compliance with government regulations. This is a unique opportunity to make a difference in your community, join a passionate team whose mission is to enhance the live of seniors, so they are no longer alone. View Job Description >

Accounting Assistant
Job Type: Part time, 24 hours/week, Nonexempt
Salary: $20.00 hourly
Reports to: Director of Operations

JOB DESCRIPTION
Summary
Working directly with the Director of Operations, the Accounting Assistant plays a key role in ensuring that the agency payroll and accounts payable functions are processed on time, accurately and in compliance with government regulations. This is a unique opportunity to make a difference in your community, join a passionate team whose mission is to enhance the live of seniors, so they are no longer alone.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Enters, maintains and/or reviews payroll to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, hourly rates, garnishments, employee mileage and expenses, reimbursements, and other information.
2. Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
3. Record bi-weekly payroll transactions to the general ledger.
4. Process weekly agency accounts payable. Facilitates payment of vendors invoices and purchase orders which may include reviewing for accuracy and eligibility for payment and resolving discrepancies.
5. Verifying invoices and purchase orders have proper approvals before payment.
6. Ensures employer identification number or social security numbers have been collected from all vendors for preparation and submission of 1099s.
7. Ensure proper maintenance, filing and storage of records.
8. Maintain agency inventory of equipment at all agency sites.
9. Attend staff meetings and trainings as directed.
10. Perform other duties as assigned.
Competencies
1. Knowledge of payroll functions including preparation, balancing and internal controls.
2. Thorough understanding of accounts payable functions.
3. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
4. Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
5. Microsoft GP Dynamics experience a plus.
This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Demands
This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand, as necessary.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a part-time position, up to 24 hours per week, flexible schedule. Days and hours of agency operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Required Education and Experience
1. Associate degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or one or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a cover letter and your resume to Human Resources Assistant, Sarah Reichert at sreichert@seniorneighbors.org.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”
“Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism in the workplace and our community.”

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Home Maintenance Worker

Central Office
Posted: November 11, 2022

Do you love seniors? Do you enjoy helping others in need of basic home repairs? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Senior Neighbors is interested in you joining our home maintenance team. View Job Description >

Home Maintenance Worker – Central Office

Date Available: Immediately

Job Type: Part-time, 20 hours per week

Salary: $17.00 per hour

 

Summary:

Do you love seniors? Do you enjoy helping others in need of basic home repairs? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Senior Neighbors is interested in you joining our home maintenance team. Our team helps older adults in Kent County with basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, seasonal, and safety-related work. If this interests you, we would love to hear from you to complete light repairs and maintenance for older adults living in their own homes.

 

Supervisor:

Client Services Director

 

Essential Functions:

  1. To effectively accomplish home maintenance, home repair, yard work, and snow removal assignments in an efficient and timely manner.
  2. Demonstrate and promote a positive image of the agency to the community.
  3. Record and report units of service completed.
  4. Participate in staff meetings and training as directed.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

 

Competencies:

  1. Experience in home repair work.
  2. Ability to understand written and oral communication.
  3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with related organizations, participants, the public, and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
  4. Ability to set up appointments and use time efficiently.
  5. Ability to perform responsibilities without close supervision.
  6. Must have a satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meets state insurance and vehicle safety standards to use on agency business.
  7. Must have basic tools (i.e., plumbing wrenches, drills, screwdrivers, saws, etc.).
  8. Ability to perform medium strenuous activities in different weather conditions.
  9. Ability to work in inclement weather (snow removal).
  10. Ability to respond to urgent needs as soon as required (cell phone a plus).
  11. Ability to lift up to seventy pounds.
  12. Ability to fill out the required paperwork.

 

Apply Instructions: If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter, and resume by email to Client Services Director Aruna Kamara at akamara@seniorneighbors.org or by mail to Senior Neighbors Inc., 678 Front Ave NW Suite 205, Grand Rapids MI 49504.

 

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

“Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism in the workplace and our community.”

 

 

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SPARTA CENTER COORDINATOR

Sparta, MI 49345
Posted: October 12, 2022

Oversee the management of the Sparta Senior Center, plan activities and outings; oversee meals program and overall well-being of older adults. View Job Description >

Goal:

Oversee the management of the Sparta Senior Center, plan activities and outings; oversee meals program and overall well-being of older adults. This position is part-time at 27.5 hours a week and pays $18.00 per hour. Must possess organizational skills and have a love for seniors. Computer knowledge and some physical labor required.

Responsibilities:

  1. Monitor and manage the day-to-day operation of the senior center.
  2. Design, schedule and implement senior center activities, including health, recreation and educational classes, special programs, and support services.
  3. Provide information and referral support as necessary and facilitate access to Senior Neighbors’ services and other community resources for center participants.
  4. Develop regular outreach activities designed to recruit and retain center participants.
  5. Work in a team with center staff and volunteers to plan center activities and write the center newsletter.
  6. Work with neighborhood organizations and other local groups and individuals to inform the community of activities and increase participant involvement that helps grow the center.
  7. Recruit, train, supervise and recognize staff and volunteers to support center activities and services.
  8. Provide staff support to center advisory council.
  9. Compile and organize center records for use in center reports (month end, meals & transportation program income money, Meals on Wheels weekly and monthly paperwork).
  10. Participate in staff meetings, trainings, and MASC conference.
  11. Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  1. Experience in human services.
  2. Experience in working with older adults.
  3. Ability to make a fresh, fun environment that would attract new participants and retain ongoing participants.
  4. Good organizational, communication, problem solving, networking and interpersonal skills.
  5. Ability to perform responsibilities without close supervision.
  6. Computer skills including ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, E-mail, and Internet.
  7. Ability to maintain a professional working relationship with related organizations, participants, general public and other members of the Senior Neighbors team.
  8. Must have a satisfactory driving record and access to private transportation that meets state insurance requirements and vehicle safety standards, to use on agency business.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a cover letter and your resume to Center and Volunteer Supervisor, Nicole Driesenga at ndriesenga@seniorneighbors.org.

 

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

“Senior Neighbors is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and a racism free culture in the workplace and our community.”

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