The successful candidate will be part of a 6-person Finance Department and will be responsible for various accounting and operation support functions, including the payroll process and purchasing activities. This position may be full-time (40 hours per week) or 80% (32 hours per week), including benefits. Starting salary is based on a full-time annual equivalent of 43k-53k and is commensurate with experience.
TERC is a 95+ person academically oriented nonprofit organization, founded in 1965, centered around improving K-12 math and science education. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits including health and 403(b) retirement plans, a healthy work/life balance, exposure to a variety of technologies, and opportunities for professional development. For more information, visit TERC's web site at: www.terc.edu.
Process and submit biweekly payroll to outside payroll company electronically, ensuring accuracy of the data transmitted.
Set-up and update employee profiles in the accounting system (Deltek Costpoint).
Place orders for materials and services with authorized suppliers and /or with TERC’s credit card.
Receive and confirm materials on delivery; establish and maintain vendor relations; resolve problems with orders.
Perform monthly and quarterly reconciliations.
Record cash receipts and other journal entries.
Assist in year-end audit preparation.
Serve as backup for accounts payable.
Other duties assigned by the Controller.
BS/BA in accounting or equivalent preferred. Some training in accounting a must. 1-3 years of prior experience in an accounting/bookkeeping capacity. Payroll experience strongly preferred. Paylocity payroll experience a plus. Purchasing or vendor relations experience preferred, but not required.
Use of accounting software to a proficient level. Experience in nonprofit organization and with Deltek Costpoint software is preferred, but not required.
Ability to use common office computer applications (e.g. email, Excel and Word) to an intermediate level.
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
Capability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and follow up effectively.
Excellent communication skills, written and oral. Ability to work in a collaborative decision making environment.
Ability to protect the organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to: email@example.com
No phone calls and no recruiters please.
TERC is an equal opportunity employer, and is actively seeking to diversify its staff. We place a high priority on developing a staff that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: #18-14
Mission: TERC’s mission is to improve mathematics and science education. TERC works at the frontiers of theory and practice to contribute to a deeper understanding of learning and teaching; enhance instruction through teacher professional development; develop applications of new technologies to education; create curricula and other products; and support reform in both school and informal settings.Vision: TERC imagines a future in which learners from diverse communities engage in creative, rigorous, and reflective inquiry as an integral part of their lives—a future where teachers and students alike are members of vibrant communities where questioning, problem solving, and experimentation are commonplace. This vision is grounded in the belief that science and math literacies are critical to strengthening and preserving a democratic society.