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Jewish Educational Alliance
5111 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Principal Responsibilities:

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Lisa Conti-Bacon at


Bookkeeper/Accountant responsible for daily record-keeping and general ledger duties for a multi-faceted non-profit organization

Employee Expectations

Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working in a diverse, non-profit environment.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Process bi-weekly payroll
  • Process monthly bank drafts
  • Create online payment forms
  • Download and post deposits daily
  • Investigate unusual payments to ensure proper processing
  • Create quarterly pledge statements
  • Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts monthly
  • Responsible for petty cash box distribution and replenishment
  • Maintain an orderly filing system

Minimum Qualifications:

Position Requirements & Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in accounting or a related field or equivalent work experience plus demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced team environment
  • High proficiency using Microsoft Office Professional Suite
  • Advanced skill using Excel
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience using Fund EZ and Paycor a plus
Traits & Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Maintain exceptionally high standards of integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to work well both independently and as a team member
  • Takes ownership of work and demonstrates willingness to accept responsibility for decisions and actions
  • Demonstrates commitment to quality in every task performed

Physical Demands

  • Much of the work of this position is completed while sitting at a desk, using a computer and phone. Requires talking, hearing and visual acuity sufficient to perform these major functions.
  • Occasionally includes reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting up to 25 pounds for office equipment, supplies and materials
StatusExempt (Salaried)


$45,000 - $55,000

Agency Information:

Where can you find a highly rated preschool, health club, racquetball court, gym, and pool in the same facility? Where can your mother join in on senior programs with other older adults, and your son play in a basketball league with all of his buddies? What if you were able to drop your kids off at day camp, book a personal training session, and then meet your friends for a Yoga class? All this and more happens every day at the JEA.

Discover your community at the Jewish Educational Alliance. Since 1912, the JEA has been dedicated to ensuring a strong and vibrant Jewish life and community for generations to come. Our summer camp and wide array of enriching activities provide opportunities for you to discover your community through innovative programs designed to meet the needs of everyone from infants to adults. Regardless of your age, faith or background, you?re welcome here. So please, explore our website and stop by for a tour of the JEA. We look forward to serving you.

With over 250 locations across the Nation, we are lucky that there's a JCC right here in our community!