Bookkeeping Assistant

Bookkeeping Assistant

Term: Summer/Fall/Spring
Positions available: 1
Start Date: Summer
Application Deadline:  Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 11:59pm

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Bookkeeping Assistant works in the Bookkeeping Department and their primary responsibility is supporting and working with BSC members who cannot pay their rent on time. In conjunction with the Accounting/Office Supervisor and the Bookkeepers, the duties of this position will include negotiating and approving payment arrangements in accordance with BSC procedures. This may mean explaining current payment policies to members, assisting with payment schedule paperwork/tracking, and maintaining email correspondence to ensure that members are in compliance with their payment schedule. The Bookkeeping Assistant is also expected to support the Housing Department in answering phones and greeting customers, as well as assisting with other Bookkeeping projects/tasks as needed.

REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must have excellent office and record-keeping skills. Applicants must also have excellent oral and written communication skills. Applicants must have the ability to work independently, manage multiple projects, and meet deadlines. Applicants must be able to type 40 wpm and operate a 10-key calculator quickly and accurately. Applicants must possess the ability to work in a past-paced office environment. Applicants must have intermediate skill with Microsoft Office programs and databases.  
You cannot hold a compensated house-level position and this position concurrently.  You cannot be a member of the Board of Directors and hold a Central Level job.  You must be a current BSC member to hold this position.

HOURS/PAY: This is an 11 hour/week position, compensated with a rent credit at $14.00/hour for 6 hrs/week and fulfilling your five-hours/week workshift requirement. Apartment dwellers and Summer residents will receive an additional rent credit stipend for the five workshift hours (at $14/hour), as this job does not replace the workshift requirement at the apartments or during the Summer. 
The compensation will change to reflect the BSC-wide rent credit stipend increase to $15.00/hour beginning the Fall 2018 Housing Term. If for whatever reason this job begins mid-semester, the stipend will be prorated.  This position is eligible for workstudy compensation.

Download, Complete, and Submit a BSC application (and resume if desired) to by Monday, May 7th, 2018 at 11:59pm.  Applications are available on our website (download below) or at Central Office. For more information, please contact Pat Jang, Accounting/Office Supervisor, at Central Office, (510) 848-1936, or via email at

The BSC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

HiCom (Chair),
Jan 31, 2018, 9:46 PM
HiCom (Chair),
Jan 31, 2018, 9:48 PM