Accounting Specialist/Administrative Assistant

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Aug 08, 2017
Sep 07, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Financial institutions and corporate members across the Midwest choose UMACHA as a key resource to enhance their understanding of electronic payments. We're known for our extensive knowledge base, our high quality services, as well as our national presence in the payments industry. Our mission is to be a best in class provider of payments services, demonstrating our knowledge, professionalism and passion through our quality and dedication to members and stakeholders.

UMACHA is looking for an accounting specialist/administrative assistant to staff the office from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, performing receptionist responsibilities and directing calls to the appropriate staff to provide the best customer service for members. This position will provide administrative assistance to staff including: generating invoices and writing checks; posting accounting entries; generating accounting reports; handling incoming and outgoing mail; assisting with member mailings and with preparations for education events; maintaining the membership data base;  and completing other tasks as assigned.


Process publication orders, billing and inventory

Telephone customer service

Bookkeeping functions for both accounts payable and receivable

Credit card and ACH file processing

Membership database data entry

Tax filings for multiple states in UMACHA territory

Handling of both incoming and outgoing mail

Prepare bank deposits

Order and maintain office supplies


Minimum of a high school degree 

Two or more years of secretarial, receptionist and/or administrative assistant work experience

Bookkeeping and accounting skills required, with working knowledge of QuickBooks

Business school degree or some college with a focus on either accounting or business is preferable

Computer knowledge and experience to include proficiency in the following software: accounting (QuickBooks); word processing (Word); presentation (PowerPoint); spreadsheets (Excel); calendar and e-mail (Outlook); and computer databases

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