Financial Assistant

525 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 300
Toledo 43604
Start Date: ASAP
Hours Per Week: 35
Salary: DOE

Contact: Denise Ford Saxon -
More Info:
Last Updated: 04/12/2019
Expiration Date: 05/03/2019

Job Description:

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), a non-profit law firm that provides free, high quality legal assistance to people with low incomes in Western Ohio, seeks a Financial Assistant to provide accounts payable and other financial activities for ABLE and its partner, Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO). The position will report to the Director of Finance and will be located in ABLE’s Toledo office.

The Financial Assistant will:

Process all accounts payable invoices received for ABLE and LAWO. Perform calculations and code all ABLE and LAWO invoices, check requisitions, travel and training payments/reimbursements, petty cash reimbursement, fund transfers, and client trust account documents. Process all ABLE and LAWO employee related payments (i.e. pensions checks, garnishments, employee parking, donations, and other related reimbursements.) Reconcile monthly credit card statement for ABLE and LAWO corporate accounts. Other duties as requested by the Director of Finance.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience processing accounts payable preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Experience in data entry in computerized accounting system.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook preferred.
  • Honest, dependable, competent, trustworthy, and have a commitment to legal services and the mission of ABLE and LAWO.
  • Demonstrate and maintain high standards of interpersonal communication, especially relating to effective telephone communication and effective written and oral communication.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment and initiative and adhere to the confidential nature of the firm and it practice.
  • Able to work independently on assigned projects.
  • Must fully understand the sensitive and confidential aspects of internal and external communication issues.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills and have the capacity to meet deadlines in a multi-function office environment.

Competitive salary based on relevant experience; and comprehensive fringe benefits. The deadline to apply is close of business on April 26, 2019. Send a cover letter and resume electronically, in PDF or Word format, to:
Subject:  Financial Assistant

ABLE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview/application process should contact the Recruitment Coordinator at the e-mail address listed above. 

Applications will only be accepted by email.  Position will remain open until filled.

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