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Kitsap Humane Society always accepts employment applications. Kitsap Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability. 

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Kitsap Humane Society Accounting & HR Assistant


Job Announcement Summary:

KHS seeks a highly organized, hard working, conscientious, and experienced individual to fill a part-time Accounting & HR Assistant position.  This position reports to the Finance Director.  

The Kitsap Humane Society (KHS) is a progressive animal welfare shelter whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome homeless animals.  Candidates for this position must have an interest in and love for animals as well.


Accounting Responsibilities:

·         Process accounts receivables – including billing and payment processing
·         Process and code cash receipts  – preparing bank deposits
·         Process and code accounts payable invoices
·         Audit and input the daily shelter sales report summary
·         Audit and input semi-monthly payroll  time cards and leave reports
·         Process payment of payroll related liabilities & garnishments
·         Process employee status changes in the payroll system
·         Reconcile various Balance Sheet accounts on a monthly basis
·         Maintain company accounting files
·         Inventory/order office supplies
·         Efficiently process and distribute daily mail
·         Other projects/tasks as assigned



HR Responsibilities:

·         Oversee administration of employee manual and respond to staff questions
·         Maintain Employee files and ensure records are complete and kept up to date
·         File new hire reports with State & Fed agencies
·         Process background checks for new hires
·         Employee anniversary wage & performance review management
·         Process medical benefits adds, deletes & change orders
·         Maintains vacation & sick leave records
·         Coordinate responses to ES, L&I and other claims.



Qualifications and requirements:

·         2+ years experience in bookkeeping/accounting/payroll
·         Must have some HR skills and experience
·         Must have experience with Quickbooks, Excel and Word
·         Must be detail oriented and accurate
·         Must be highly organized and able to multitask
·         Ability to learn our Shelter Management Software (Shelter Buddy) system
·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills
·         Must be punctual and reliable




·         30 hours per week – work schedule is negotiable
·         Eligible for healthcare benefits
·         Salary dependent on experience
·         Position may not be combined with another job at KHS


Send a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Tom Cooper at no later than Friday April 17.  Cover letter needs to speak clearly and thoroughly about how the candidate’s background and experience makes him or her, a strong candidate for this position.




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