Accounting Assistant

Lowell, Massachusetts, United States | Part-time



The Fred C. Church accounting team is growing!  We’re looking for a versatile team player to support key functions.  This is a great way to get a broad exposure to our business and learn the ins and outs of a busy operational unit.  

This is a part-time temporary role, with a desired schedule of 11:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday.  Monday is a required work day, otherwise flexibility on start time and days per week can be considered.  The role is expected to last approximately six (6) months.

 Essential Job Functions:

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Scan daily mail addressed to the accounting team
  • Prepare daily deposit of accounts receivable and other cash receipts.
  • Scan checks to bank.
  • Process vendor payables using Microsoft Great Plains.
  • Analyze expense accounts using Microsoft Excel.
  • Print checks
  • Inform clients of new banking instructions
  • Other duties or projects requested

Skills and Abilities

  • Attention to detail and solid organization skills are critical to this role.
  • Sincere interest in gaining experience in Accounting and Insurance
  • Analytical, conscientious, flexible, problem solver.
  • Maintain professional and productive relationships with other staff, insurance carriers and clients.
  • Adherence to all personnel policies, procedures and rules contained in the Employee Handbook

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • College-level Accounting coursework or equivalent work experience
  • Time spent working in a professional office setting preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Standing for up to three hours at a time;
  • Walking;
  • Lifting and carrying a minimum of five pounds;
  • Sitting for up to four hours per day;
  • Going up and down stairs approximately two times per day;
  • Working on a computer with multiple monitors for four hours per day;
  • Speaking and listening clearly during telephone conversations.

To Apply:

Please include your resume and a cover letter when applying.  No phone calls and direct candidates only, please.

Fred C. Church is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  Come join us!