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Accounting Associate

Haymarket Books, a nonprofit, progressive book publisher based in Chicago, is looking for a full-time accounting associate to handle routine bookkeeping and accounting work at our busy and growing organization. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Recording day-to-day financial transactions
  • Entering and paying bills and daily and weekly bank deposits
  • Maintaining the organization’s Quickbooks file and running reports as needed
  • Generating budgets and statements for grant proposals and grant reporting
  • Managing multiple bank accounts
  • Generating 1099s
  • Assisting accountant with annual audit and tax preparation
  • Post monthly payroll data including reviewing and updating payroll allocations and benefits 
  • Enter credit card charges and reconcile statements
  • Maintaining and reconciling prepaid accounts monthly
  • Some customer-facing activities, including supporting e-commerce ordering
  • General office duties 

Your skills and experience should include:

  • Familiarity with 501(c)3 financial requirements
  • Bookkeeping and accounting with Quickbooks
  • AP & AR
  • Excel, spreadsheets and reporting
  • Problem-solving and appreciation for detail
  • Ability to multi-task and be self-directed while working remotely
  • An appreciation for our progressive mission

Experience: Associate’s Degree in Accounting, or commensurate experience/education. Nonprofit and/or publishing experience is a plus.

Start date: ASAP

Benefits: 100% of health insurance covered, 20 days paid vacation plus 16 holidays, 2 weeks paid sick leave, paid parental leave

Location: Remote until our office reopens in late 2021, then based in Chicago

We are committed to furthering racial and economic justice in our city and in our industry. We will prioritize applications from members of historically oppressed and marginalized groups and strive to foster a working culture in which new hires feel supported and valued.

To apply: Send a short cover note expressing your interest in this position, and a resume to [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.