The Atlanta Legal Aid Society seeks an Accounting Associate to work at its headquarters in downtown Atlanta. Our non-profit law firm represents low-income persons in a variety of civil legal matters.
Responsibilities: The Accounting Associate works closely with the Financial Manager performing a variety of duties including accounts payable, recording cash receipts, and making bank deposits; preparing and processing payroll; timekeeping; filing and maintaining accounting records; and other tasks as needed.
Qualifications: Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience with general accounting functions and payroll processing. Experience with non-profit accounting and/or Paylocity payroll service is highly preferred. Communication and listening skills, experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, the ability to work in a team and alone, adaptability, and appreciation of diversity are required. Candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Salary and Benefits: The hours for this position are 20 – 37.5 hours a week. The salary is $45,600+ depending on experience and the number of hours worked per week. Salaries increase annually based on a salary scale. The program provides generous fringe benefits including 13 paid holidays, 6 weeks paid time off, 6 weeks parental leave; health, life, and long and short-term disability insurance; partial payment for dependent health insurance; a salary reduction option for a flexible spending account; educational loan reimbursement up to $600 per month (after a $65 per month deductible and set off of other loan reimbursement amounts); and a voluntary tax-sheltered annuity with 3% match. Legal Aid also offers a hybrid work schedule that allows staff to work up to 2 days remotely subject to management approval and a probationary employment period.
Application Requirements: Submit a letter of interest; resume; and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references to:
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Out of concern for the health and safety of our staff, clients and their families, the Atlanta Legal Aid Society requires that all new hires be vaccinated for COVID-19.
ALAS considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.