Title: Bookkeeper

Reports to: Deputy Director

The Oak Park Regional Housing Center is hiring a bookkeeper to ensure excellent internal operations. We envision this to be a part-time position that can be negotiated between 10–15 hours per week, with office attendance at least two days per week.

The bookkeeper must perform the following duties and meet the following qualifications.


  • Manage and oversee Accounts Payable activities, such as bill entry, expense classifications, check writing, and payment remittance
  • Manage and oversee Accounts Receivable activities, including invoice generation, backup documentation creations and organization, receipt entry, bank deposit preparation and record keeping, contribution coordination
  • Manage and process payroll (through a 3rd party vendor)
  • Assistance with budgeting and annual audits
  • Execute monthly bank reconciliation reports
  • Ensure accounting software is up-to-date
  • Ensure that job and class allocations are completed accurately
  • Maintain accurate records and update information as necessary
  • Assist with preparation for program and financial audits
  • Assist with actual program and financial audits
  • Provide financial reporting and measurement for grant activities to the Executive Director
  • Assist with events and fundraisers
  • Assist with technology troubleshooting
  • Assist with HR duties
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director


  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and demands on time
  • Experience in accounting/bookkeeping for Non-Profit organizations required
  • Familiarity with grant management
  • Basic understanding of fund management
  • Fierce attention to detail
  • At least 2 years of experience with QuickBooks (QuickBooks Online preferred) in a non-profit setting and using Excel for reporting and analysis
  • Comfort with computers especially Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with donor management databases, preferred
  • Commitment to diversity

Ideal Hiring Date: January 8, 2018

Mail cover letter, resume, and 3 references by December 21, 2017, to:

Michele R. Taylor, Program Director
Oak Park Regional Housing Center
1041 South Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302

or e-mail to mrodrigueztaylor@oprhc.org

The Oak Park Regional Housing Center is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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