Bookkeeper / Typist Position

Town of Esopus Library - Port Ewen, NY


The Town of Esopus Library, in Port Ewen, NY is seeking a part-time Bookkeeperand Secretarial Assistant. This position is for 18 hours of weekday work. Noevening hours. The pay is $14.00 an hour. There are no benefits.

Requirements: Knowledge and experience with an accountingprogram such as Quick Books; knowledge and experience with office terminology,procedures and equipment; ability to problem solve in relation to accountingactivities; Detail-oriented; Ability to follow through on tasks and projects; Mathematicalcompetence.


Daily operations of accounts payable and accounts receivable

Utilize QuickBooks to process income and payments

Prepare invoices for daily billing

Reconcile monthly bank statements

Process payroll

Maintain employee benefit allocation

Reconcile cash register

Inspect and audit simple accounts, according to departmentalprocedures for accuracy and conformance

General filing

Information gathering through phone calls and internetsearch

Process incoming mail

Other administrative tasks requested by the Director

This is a provisional Civil Service position. Deadline forsubmission is October 11th, 2019.

PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO INDEED.COM: Send your resume, cover letter and three references to the Library

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Work Location:

  • One location

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

Typical start time:

  • 10AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

This Job Is:

  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma


  • No weekends
  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift