Accounting Assistant

CLOSED | Accounting Assistant

CT Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities located in Middletown, Connecticut, is seeking a part-time (20-25 hours weekly) Accounting Assistant.

Our mission: “CT Humanities champions the enduring value of public humanities in our lives and civil society, and through grant funding and capacity building strives to ensure the public humanities will continue to inspire storytelling, lifelong learning, informed public dialogue, and civic engagement in ways that strengthen communities and enhance quality of life for all Connecticut’s residents.”

Job Description
Reporting to the Business Manager, the Accounting Assistant provides support to all departments.

Essential duties include:

  • General data entry and maintenance of vendor files.
  • Processing deposits and ACH transactions.
  • Processing invoices for our Book Voyagers program.
  • Assist Business Manager with annual audit preparation.
  • Assist Business Manager with payroll.
  • Assist with other accounting related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:


  • Intermediate to expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, 365, SharePoint, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams).
  • 1-2 years QuickBooks experience.
  • Experience with BILL and ADP preferable.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of collaboration tools such as Zoom or Teams.
  • Ability to work independently but engage with teams.
  • Occasional in-state travel required.
  • Knowledge of federal grants is helpful, but not required.

Salary Range: $22.00-$25.00/hour

Hours: 20-25 hours/week

Job Duration: This is a one-year position with the possibility of extensions, contingent on continued state funding support.

CTH’s workday is 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday with room for flexibility in employee schedules. The Accounting Assistant will work both remotely and onsite at CTH’s Middletown office. The Accounting Assistant will work with the Business Manager to create their in-office schedule upon hiring.

CT Humanities values and promotes inclusion, diversity, equity, and access (IDEA) in our workplace, on our board, with our partners, and through our funding. People from BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please indicate your interest with a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please tell us why you are the ideal candidate for this CT Humanities position.

This job posting will close on September 29, 2023 at the close of business day.

Only those being considered for the position will be contacted. No phone calls please.

We request no calls from agencies.


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