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Accounting Assistant

Accounting Assistant with Northwestern Legal Services

Northwestern Legal Services is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Accounting Assistant in our Erie, PA office, M-F, day shift. The Accounting Assistant performs financial, clerical, and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate accounting records. The Accounting Assistant is responsible for organizing all Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts, and Time records. Applicants should have knowledge of general accounting principles, be proficient in MS Office (especially Excel), and have at least 2 years of experience; a degree is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate should have a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and confidentiality, demonstrate a sense of urgency and be able to meet deadlines, have the ability to work efficiently as a team member as well as independently, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application deadline: 8/14/2020

Please email a detailed cover letter, resume, and references to: ttate@nwls.org.

No Phone Calls Please

EEO Employer

Please visit our website at www.nwls.org for more info about our organization.


Our organization provides free legal services to the low-income community. We offer excellent benefits, including: health insurance, dental insurance, flexible spending account (FSA), dependent care account, life insurance, short term disability, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time.

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