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Book Keeper and Business Office Administrative Assistant 

About the Organization Circus Smirkus is a nonprofit arts and education organization based in Greensboro, Vermont. Our mission is to promote the skills, culture and traditions of the traveling circus, and to inspire youth to engage in life-changing adventures in the circus arts.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

The Circus Barn, Inc. - An Equal Opportunity Employer

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer FT/PT: Part-Time 30 hrs. per Wk.
FLSA Classification: Hourly Department: Admin
Last Updated: May 5, 2023 Signature:

The Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant manages various Business Office and
Accounting functions. They are responsible for accounts payable, payroll and
various office and human resources administrative functions.

Bookkeeping and Administration
1. Make bank deposits.
2. Prepare checks for signatures.
3. Monitor accounts payable and schedule and process vendor invoices and
payments. Maintain relationships and communications with vendors as
4. Process payment to and reconcile credit card accounts.
5. Maintain product inventory records.
6. Compute and process state sales taxes as necessary.
7. Assist with the annual audit and respond to auditors' requests for information.
8. Keep an updated inventory of office equipment/fixed asset list.
9. Maintain all bookkeeping and filing records including electronic files.
10. Responsible for distributing and collecting completed employee forms.
11. Process and manage all aspects of payroll and employee benefits. This includes
preparing payroll, tracking all benefits, and resolving problems, and providing
payroll reports on a monthly basis.
12. Maintain confidential employee files.
13. Purchase and maintain up-to-date inventory of office supplies.
14. Perform miscellaneous administrative tasks, including filing.
15. Enter and reconcile data and prepare reports from camp registration system.
16. Develop and manage office policies, procedures, and process improvements in
collaboration with relevant staff.
17. Support the coordination of activities with other staff in order to carry out the
mission of Circus Smirkus.

Position Requirements

1. Minimum of three years of progressively more responsible work experience
in a general office environment.
2. One to three years of bookkeeping experience, including familiarity with
payroll processing.
3. Strong organizational skills and ability to handle competing
4. Very good oral and written communication skills.
5. Basic understanding of MS Office applications (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and
electronic filing systems (OneDrive, Dropbox. Google Drive).
6. Accuracy and attention to detail.
7. Experience working in non-profit sector preferred.

Work is on-site in an indoor office setting and remote. Onsite increases during the Circus
Season (June thru August).
Work involves standing, walking, bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, hearing, and
communicating effectively. May be requested to drive locally for pick up and deliveries,
Supervision is received from the Chief Financial Officer.

Circus Smirkus celebrates all types of peoples, cultures, and skills to showcase the multifaceted
triumph of human abilities, particularly among our youth population. Joining Circus Smirkus – as a
participant, an employee, a volunteer, or an audience member – means you belong. And to all who
join, Smirkus asks for you to embrace our values and to help us create joy and magic for everyone
who encounters a Smirkus program. We commit to providing everyone equal opportunity to shine—
both in and out of the ring.


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