Bookkeeper - Part time

Philadelphia 19107, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

Susan G Komen Philadelphia is looking for an energetic, assertive, and self-motivated individual to join the finance department and serve as the part-time bookkeeper. The position requires that the incumbent act as a credible resource person who represents and implements all aspects of the Susan G. Komen mission. At times the candidate must work with some highly sensitive and confidential material.


Duties include:

  • Accounts Payable:
    • Process vendor invoices for proper accounting treatment and the issuance of payment by National Home Office.
    • Maintain invoice document files.
    • Work with vendors to resolve invoice issues.
    • Assist key members of Executive staff with expense reimbursements.
  • Daily Receipts:
    • Process daily contributions and electronically deposit funds received.
    • Access Race for the Cure donor database documentation for contributions received electronically via web-site.
    • Summarize each of the above and record deposits into PeopleSoft accounting software.
    • Work with Komen Philadelphia staff to help manage and account for receipt of funds from various sources like events held in our name by 3rd Parties.
    • Access corporate web-sites and request release of employee giving documentation.
  • Donor Software Data Entry:
    • Periodically assist fundraising efforts by working with donor databases.



  • High School diploma plus 2 to 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Attention to detail; strong organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure and to prioritize tasks.
  • Also required is the ability to work occasionally on weekends or evenings to support affiliate fundraising and mission activities.
  • Thorough knowledge with Microsoft Windows & Office.
  • Experience with Blackbaud's Raisers Edge, Run-Signup and Oracle's People Soft a plus.
  • Ability to honor individual responsibilities and also participate in team efforts.


To Apply: Send resume with cover letter to John Joyce at [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

Contact: Director of Finance John Joyce

Phone: 215-238-8900

E-Mail: [email protected]


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