Part Time Financial Coordinator

Job Description

The mission of the Grosse Pointe Public Library is to Expand Learning, Inspire Creativity and Connect our Community. Here is your opportunity to work at a great library with a fun staff.

Job Title: Part-Time Financial Coordinator

Reports to: Library Director

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the Library’s accounting system by developing and following accounting procedures, expenditure periods and related forms
  • Maintains records for operating funds, payroll and debt retirement funds
  • Handles the banking activities of the Library including deposits and reconciliation of all bank accounts
  • Maintains adequate balance in Library accounts to meet financial obligations
  • Responsible for verification and payment of Library bills
  • Manages accounts payable by recording liabilities, checking vouchers, writing automated checks, recording payments and updating vendor accounts
  • Prepares monthly financial statements, cash flow chart and reports to the Library board
  • Maintains all records of tax collections and transfers tax dollars to the appropriate account
  • Assists in annual budget preparation and auditing
  • Controls and signs on petty cash and Library credit card
  • Prepares and maintains payroll records and processes bi-weekly payroll
  • Files appropriate federal and state reports
  • Handles unemployment and worker’s compensation claims
  • Administers retirement benefits and claims by maintaining employee records, monthly reports and retirement payments


  • Accounting software proficiency (Quickbooks)
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
  • ability to work independently and assume responsibility
  • Absolute dedication to integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, supervisors, Library Board and vendors
High School Name and City; College Name and City
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