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Bookkeeper/Finance Part Time

April 5, 2024

Job Location: Sault Ste. Marie, MI (Hybrid as determined by agency)
Full or Part Time: Part Time
Hybrid/Remote: Hybrid
Salary Range: $18-$23 per hour

Position Description:
The EUP Regional Planning and Development Commission seeks to hire a Bookkeeper/Finance person to fill a part-time position (20-25 hours per week). EUPRPDC is seeking an energetic, talented professional to support its various grant and contract funded programs for the Eastern Upper Peninsula region. This position would be responsible for accounts payable, payroll, some human resources functions, grant drawdowns and various other financial and reporting tasks as needed. The position reports to the CEO. EUP offers a flexible schedule and paid holidays. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Jeff Hagan, CEO at

Eastern UP Regional Planning and Development Commission
Job Description for Bookkeeper/Finance Position

General Summary

Under the supervision of the Director, this position is responsible for working on various elements of the Commission’s work program. The Bookkeeper/Finance position performs various tasks associated with the day-to-day administration of the Eastern UP Regional Planning and Development Commission. This is a part-time position – at minimum 20 hours per work week.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

1. Maintains files (electronic and paper) and processes a variety of incoming and outgoing paperwork.

2. Maintains an accounting system to track revenues and expenditures.

3. Processes timesheets, paychecks, and related tasks related to employee benefits.

4. Ensures that taxes and other operating expenses are processed in a timely manner.

5. Processes incoming and outgoing invoices on all agency grant programs.

6. Submits invoices and financial reports as required by Granting Agencies (federal, state, local, other).

7. Maintains the necessary equipment and software required to provide administrative services.

8. Submits State and Federal Quarterly/Annual Reports

9. Provides progress reports to CEO/Executive Director.

The above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties performed by personnel so classified.

Requirements of Work

1. Ability to prepare accurate reports and figures.

2. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

3. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, other agencies, and the public.

4. In-depth knowledge of computer applications. Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database software, and QuickBooks Desktop accounting program(s).

Education And Experience Requirements:
• Two to four years of experience in a similar position; experience with operations preferred.
• Have a flare for numbers, work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods.
• Strong experience in income statement analysis.
• Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Experience with QuickBooks Accounting software.
• Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects.

The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience which provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job may be considered.


Negotiable based upon experience.

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