Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0055
Post Date 5/25/2017
Title Administrative Assistant - Finance
City Canaan
State NY
Description Administrative Assistant - Finance

          “Are you passionate about supporting financial data processes within a non-profit environment?”
   Come join a team responsible for compiling, analyzing and auditing financial information for various programs in a not for profit environment.

The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative, clerical and customer support for finance, conducting research, preparing statistical reports, creating presentations, preparing general accounting tasks, and handling information requests; ensuring team’s needs are met in an efficient manner. This position is also responsible for collecting and reviewing information as well as drafting letters and documents and may also perform notary services as well as other clerical and administrative duties.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum of High School diploma/GED required
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience. Finance, accounting or related office experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment; must be able to work flexible schedule as needed.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills including data entry skills; excellent organization and time management skills. Proven attention to detail 
  • Demonstrated skills and working knowledge of MS Office programs including proficient experience with spreadsheets, financial and IT systems
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as managing files and records, note taking, running reports, designing forms, office terminology and other office related procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service. Must be able to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries and complaints Must be able to maintain confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Must have a valid driver’s license according to Agency guidelines
  • Must be certified NYS Notary or ability to become certified within 6 months
  • Ability to work with an economically and culturally diverse population
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