Accounting Assistant

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin

SUMMARY:  Under the supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration, the Accounting Assistant is a part-time (20 hours/week), non-exempt position. This position is responsible for supporting aspects of finance and accounting for the agency including grant tracking; general accounting responsibilities; clerical/admin functions, month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closings; and, ensuring that transactions are processed in accordance with GAAP, Federal and State grants financial management guidelines, and END ABUSE internal policies and procedures and to communicate exceptions to management.


  • 2+ years general accounting, accounts receivable, payroll experience and an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Experience with Great Plains Accounting Software preferred, or similar Accounting software required
  • High degree of proficiency in communicating both verbally and in writing
  • Able to operate copier, scanner and computer
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel (use of Pivot Tables required), Word, and Outlook; ability to learn and utilize additional forms of technology preferred.
  • Able to work under deadlines
  • Able to multitask
  • Aptitude for complexity
  • Able to sit for most of the day and process high volume, repetitive tasks
  • Must be detail oriented, extremely organized and dependable
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and/or access to reliable private transportation or vehicle and insurance for travel.  


Grant Tracking:

Assist with grant tracking as required by funders.

  • Set up newly awarded grants in Excel.
  • Update each grant tracking spreadsheet for monthly review.
  • Assist with allocation of grant funds as requested by the Director of Finance.
  • Assist with grant invoicing as requested by the Director of Finance.

Accounts Receivable:

  • Process and track receivables invoices as they relate to grant income, program income, event registrations, and donations.
  • Process deposits and cash receipts in the accounting software.


  • Filing, organizing, data entry, and other administrative tasks as assigned.


Assist with payroll functions in order to ensure that staff is paid in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Participate in cross-training to ensure familiarity with time labor management software and payroll systems.
  • Process timesheet reports for allocation of grant funds.

*Spanish or Hmong language fluency a plus.

This position is based in Madison, WI. 

COMPENSATION: $14-$15/hr. End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer offering an extensive compensation package including paid time off (3 weeks vacation in the first year, sick time, personal time, and holidays - prorated for part time), 401k, and flexible benefit (currently $5,000/year for 20 hr/week employees) to be applied toward health, dental, vision, 401k and/or salary.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit a complete application package, including:

  • The END ABUSE application form (attached below),
  • A current resume,
  • A cover letter,
  • A one-page essay describing your understanding of domestic violence, and
  • Information about how to contact you for an interview.

For early consideration, you must include all of the above listed information and submit your complete application by September 15, 2014 at 4:30pm CST.

Please send (mail or drop off) your complete application to: End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin/HIRING COMMITTEE - 1245 E Washington Ave, Suite 150, Madison, WI 53703


Email it to:


Fax to: 608.255.3560

*PLEASE READ full job description and check application requirements listed above. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please be sure to complete the Fillable Employment App FORM which is attached below in two different formats (use whichever format works best for you - either the .pdf OR the .docx).

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, empowerment and social justice.

For JOB DESCRIPTION AND End Abuse APPLICATION FORM, please see the links below.

Deadline for applications: 
September 15, 2014
Julie R Fisher