Help Wanted: Bookkeeper - CVSWMD - Part Time

March 15, 2022

Bookkeeper – PART TIME

Location:  Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District, Montpelier, VT

Compensation:  $15.00 - $19.00/hr


The bookkeeper performs assigned duties for accounts payable and receivable, deposits, payroll, employee benefits administration, and inventory functions and assists with financial management and compliance to all applicable laws.


  • Maintains an orderly and accurate financial paper and electronic filing systems for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, payroll, deposits, and other financial transactions.
  • Prepares an invoice for each Accounts Receivable payment and receives and reconciles payment.
  • Prepares monthly A/R statements and sends to customers.
  • Reviews Accounts Payable invoices or documentation, enters vendor and invoice information, prepares checks or on-line payments, and issues payments to vendors.
  • Makes deposits for checks or cash, whether in-person or through remote card system.
  • Answers vendor or customer questions by researching accounts.
  • Notifies management of accounting errors and deviations from budget
  • Communicates clearly with management about the status of issues or questions.
  • Uses computer systems to accurately record and track AR invoices and AP payments, deposits, account statements, and other financial information.
  • Corroborates invoices with associated approvals under the procurement policy to ensure accuracy.
  • Accurately processes biweekly payroll and performs associated tasks. Ensures that state and federal tax payments are correct before running payroll.
  • Prepares and updates “How It’s Done” documented procedures for bookkeeper tasks.
  • Generates monthly payroll and financial reports for management and Board committees.
  • Processes benefits enrollments and enrollment changes for open enrollments and qualifying events.
  • Performs additional work as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven proficiency in QuickBooks accounting software and Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Demonstrated experience with a wide range of financial transactions including Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially to explain complex data clearly, listen and follow directions.
  • Excellent data entry skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Great interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Able to adapt to changing job requirements.


  • Minimum of associate degree in accounting and two years of relevant experience. Experience may be substituted for education on a six month/semester basis.
  • One or more years using Quick Books accounting software and Microsoft Office software.

Applicants should send their resume, a cover letter detailing their interest in this position, and a writing sample to ​​​

For further information regarding this position, including a full job description, please visit the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District.