Accounting Assistant

IAPP - Portsmouth, NH

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is looking for an Accounting Assistant to join its Accounting team.

Position Summary

The Accounting Assistant is responsible for assisting with the operations of the organization’s financial processes, including collections, accounts receivable, and accounts payable. This position requires great attention to detail, flexibility and thoughtful communication.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Assist the accounting team with administrative tasks, such as data entry and report generation, with a focus on accuracy
Obtain information necessary to resolve unusual problems by communicating with internal and external individuals to obtain or supply information, while employing customer service excellence and consistency
Assist with the organization’s collections efforts; associated tasks include data entry, preparing and sending invoices, interacting with customers and members to resolve outstanding invoices, sending invoice reminders and accurately applying payments
Assist with the organization’s accounts payable
Additional duties as assigned
Required Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Familiarity with QuickBooks a plus
About the IAPP

The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession. More information about the IAPP is available at

What We Offer

Working at the IAPP is an opportunity like no other. In addition to a competitive compensation package, including base salary, bonus and a full range of benefits, the IAPP offers a creative, supportive and flexible environment. Other perks include casual dress, a dog-friendly office, summer hours, and sabbaticals after seven years of service. We work in a “get-stuff-done” culture that values fun, excellence, balance, communication, respect, personal and professional growth, and an entrepreneurial attitude. In 2016, we were named to Business NH Magazine’s Hall of Fame for “Best Small Companies to Work for in NH.”