Thanks to a generous partnership grant from Connecticut Humanities, the Connecticut League is embarking on an exciting period of growth in 2021–2023. We are currently hiring for the following positions:
Please see below for information about how to apply to join our team. We're exited to hear from you.
Deadline: 30 April 2022Download a PDF of this job description
The Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO) seeks a part-time bookkeeper to help with financial management and grants accounting.
About CLHO: The Connecticut League is a nonprofit statewide membership organization serving museums, historical societies, archives, libraries, and other cultural heritage institutions across Connecticut. Our mission is to strengthen the work of those who preserve and share the stories and objects of Connecticut’s history and culture. We provide advice, resources, programs, training, networking opportunities, and other services to support best practices in the state’s museum and cultural field. The League partners with Connecticut Humanities, and with the Public History Program at Central Connecticut State University, where our office is based, to carry out our mission.
Employee status and compensation: Part-time, 6–8 hours/week, $27–30/hour, remote
Description: Reporting to the Executive Director, the bookkeeper will support the League’s financial management, payroll, and grants accounting. The successful candidate will be responsible for verifying and entering into the financial records the details of the organization’s financial transactions, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and standard monthly general ledger entries. Additionally, the bookkeeper is responsible for monthly bank statement reconciliations and provides monthly financial reporting to the Executive Director. The bookkeeper will assist the Executive Director and Board with annual budget and audit preparation, and support the preparation of annual IRS filings. The bookkeeper will also be responsible for managing grant funds and payroll.
The above descriptions of tasks and responsibilities are not exhaustive and not meant to be inclusive of every task or responsibility that may be required or assigned by management. The employee may be occasionally required to stand or remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee may frequently ascend and descend stairs. Reasonable accommodations may be made for persons with disabilities in order to perform duties essential to the position.
Our ideal candidate will have:
CLHO is committed to workplace diversity and seeks candidates who represent the diversity of Connecticut, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, cultural background, and socioeconomic stratum. We follow federal and state laws and are an equal opportunity employer.
How to apply: Please indicate your interest with a cover letter and resume by 30 April 2022. In your cover letter, please tell us why you are the ideal candidate for this position and how your values are aligned with those of the Connecticut League. Send your application materials to Amrys O. Williams, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Bookkeeper.”
Questions: Please contact Amrys O. Williams, Executive Director, at email@example.com.