Accounting Assistant

St. Paul, MN
Jan 31, 2019
Mar 02, 2019
Job Type
Employment Status
Part Time


NeighborWorks Home Partners is seeking a detail-oriented and organized, part-time Accounting Assistant to our join our growing organization.  Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Accounting Assistant is an integral member of the shared service team. This role serves as the primary driver for the day to day accounting operations of the organization. This responsibility includes entering transactions into accounting software (Financial Edge) and overall responsibility for general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, account reconciliations as well as managing the bi-weekly payroll process. 


To be amazing in this role, you are a self-starter with strong organization skills and a customer centric focus. You will have strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail and ability to efficiently learn new computer systems. Finally, you will have a passion for helping customers achieve their dream of homeowners and build a strong community.


  • Understanding of basic accounting and payroll processing.
  • Experience processing payroll utilizing third party software.
  • Customer focused, with strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Proactive work approach with attention to detail, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to efficiently learn new software applications. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or similar field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum two years of basic accounting and payroll processing.
  • Experience with Financial Edge and ADP.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications. 
  • Demonstrated time management skills.
  • Fluency in two or more languages (including English).
  • Passion for the mission of the organization.

Physical and Schedule Requirements

  • Primarily a seated, computer centric position. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the assigned and essential functions.


This part-time role is anticipated 20 hours per week, with an hourly wage of $18-$20 (based on qualifications) and prorated holiday and Paid Time Off (PTO). 


NeighborWorks Home Partners’ mission is empowering individuals and communities by helping people buy, fix and keep their homes. We transform neighborhoods in St. Paul and surrounding communities through high-quality homebuyer education and counseling, home improvement lending and down payment assistance, foreclosure prevention services and the redevelopment of neglected properties and vacant lots to provide high-quality, safe, and sustainable housing. For over 35 years, we have assisted thousands of families achieve their dream of homeownership.

For more information, please visit: NeighborWorks Home Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Please visit our website at and select the Accounting Assistant role to apply and/or for more information (including full job description).  Please submit your interest via website and save phone calls and emails for now.

Disclaimer: The above statements may be abbreviated and are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. NeighborWorks Home Partners reserves the right to change or modify such duties, as required. A complete job description may be obtained via website.

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