Bookkeeper (NABVETS) Position

Division: Center for Veterans Issues, Ltd.

Department: NABVETS

Shift: 1st

Status: Exempt

Reports to: CEO


Job Purpose

The overall purpose of the Bookkeeper is to perform the general accounting work to include auditing, analyzing and verifying fiscal records and reports as well as preparing the financial and statistical reports and reconciling the general ledger accounts.  The Bookkeeper is the main financial contact for the National Association for Black Veterans (NABVETS.)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reconcile NABVETS monthly bank statements
  • Pay monthly stipends to consultants
  • Record program fees from al CVI sites
  • Monitor the PayPal account
  • Assign EIN numbers to new NABVETS Chapters
  • Prepare incoming CVI invoices/remittances for payment by recording them in the Excel worksheet
  • When necessary, retrieve mail form the Post Offices (Vliet St and Capital Drive)
  • Account for membership fees, donations, NBUF check and prepare deposits
  • Send NABVETS thank you letters and e-mails to NBUFC contributors
  • Complete bi-weekly employee payroll and submit required reports to the respective governmental agencies
  • Assist CPA firm with the annual financial audit (NABVETS and CVI)
  • All other duties as assigned or requested

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal format
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals
  • Ability to present financial information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out written or verbal instructions
  • Ability to problem-solve with both concrete and varying circumstances in standard situations


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting is preferred
  • Three to five years of related experience and training is required
  • Ability to perform the above duties and responsibilities 

Working Conditions

General office environment.  The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions.  Work is performed in an office environment with standard office equipment available.  Travel will be less than 5% and is generally local.

Physical Requirements

Work is generally sedentary in nature and will require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.  There will occasionally be bending, lifting, and carrying of up to 10-15 pounds.

Direct Reports

There are no direct reports.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.