Administrative / Accounting Assistant

Keene, NH 03431

Employment Type: Temporary Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 12106 Pay Rate: 20.00

Job Description

Our client, a busy municipal office located in Keene, has an immediate need for an Administrative/Accounting Assistant.  This is a full time position that will have you working 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri (37.5 hr/week) and offers $17-$24.50/hour depending on experience.  This is a great opportunity that has long term employment potential for the right candidate.

Your duties as the Administrative/Accounting Assistant:

  • Provide administrative support to several departments/senior staff
  • Greet visitors, answer phones and screen/direct callers appropriately
  • Gather information and data to prepare/edit reports
  • Receive and disseminate messages, mail, reports etc.
  • Manage calendars and make travel arrangements
  • Perform duties for Board meeting preparation, attend monthly meetings (one evening per month), take minutes, manage deadlines and action items
  • Prepare/edit/proofread correspondence including letters, reports, bulletins, and memoranda
  • Budget development - administration and tracking
  • Develop process improvements for efficient office operations
  • Respond to outside requests for information
  • Maintain complex/confidential files
  • Track fund balances/manage disbursements
  • Serve as back up to Human Resources
  • Handle requisitions, prepare invoices and process billing
  • Resolve billing issues/questions
  • Participate in training programs
  • Other tasks as assigned

Your skills/qualifications for the Administrative/Accounting Assistant position:

  • 3+ recent and relevant experience
  • High school diploma, degree preferred
  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service and public relations skills
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles to perform financial record keeping
  • Solid computer (MS Office/Google Suite) strong MS Excel skills
  • Strong math skills
  • General understanding of accounting principals
  • Experience with Accounting software (MuniSmart)
  • Fast and accurate data entry skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workflow
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Education/municipality administrative/accounting experience a plus
  • Able to attend one evening meeting per month

Are you self-directed and ready for a new challenge? If so, please apply today!  To apply for this position, please email your resume to or apply online at


Job Requirements

Bookkeeping, AP, AR, Data Entry

Meet Your Recruiter

Julie Adams Pearson
Regional Director

Thanks for looking at our job openings! I am Julie Adams Pearson and I am the Director of Operations at Masiello Employment Services. I work closely with our team of recruiters to make sure we are doing the right things right. It is important to all of us that our clients and our field employees are happy and I take an active role in making that happen. Connect with me on LinkedIn here: Julie on LinkedIn
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