Accounting Assistant

  • St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Part-time
  • US-Based Positions

The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring a part-time Accounting Assistant to provide support for the accounts payable function. This positon is about 15 hours per week. Hours must fall within regular work days.


The Center for Victims of Torture works toward a future in which torture ceases to exist and its victims have hope for a new life. We are an international nonprofit dedicated to healing survivors of torture. We offer rehabilitation services to those who have been tortured, train partners around the world who can prevent and treat torture, and advocate for human rights and an end to torture. We are headquartered in Minnesota, and we have US offices in Atlanta and DC, as well as offices in Africa and the Middle East.



  • Accounts Payable:  Verify general ledger account coding and process accounts payable.    Reconcile, verify and process travel expenses and reimbursements.  Verify general ledger coding of and process credit card expenses into the general ledger.  Ensure compliance with internal accounting policies and procedures.
  • Other Duties: Participate in other department and organization-wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.


Required education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • 1 year of experience with accounts payable


Preferred education, experience, certificates, licenses or registrations

  • Associates degree in accounting or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high attention to detail


Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Working knowledge of general ledger accounting systems
  • Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word)
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Excellent skills in organization, attention to detail and time management (including the ability to meet deadlines)
  • Interest in or commitment to human rights



To Apply:  Submit resume, cover letter and salary expectations by Sept 27, 2018

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