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Finance and Community Relations Assistant

Open Opportunity


Positions20 Remaining

Reports to: Business Manager


The Finance and Community Relations Assistant serves to assist the Business Manager at the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department. Incumbent will provide administrative, accounting and book keeping support for the Parks and Recreation Department Work dates are flexible, and there are limited opportunities for employer-provided housing (first come, first serve). Work dates are flexible. 

Job Functions

·       Prepare daily deposits and track data into the accounting system

·       Report data entry and financial reconciliation

·       Assist in processing invoices, reconciling purchase orders, preparing payments as appropriate and filing paperwork

·       Perform special projects for administration as assigned

·       Assist with receptionist duties, provided telephone back up as needed and accepts payments

·       Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications

·       Preferred: College student majoring in Business, Finance, or related major.

  • Previous customer service experience preferred.

  • Ability to follow the policies and procedures set forth by the City of Richmond and the Richmond Parks and Recreation Department.

  • Strong supervisory and management skills and ability to work alone with minimum supervision, often under time pressure. Capacity to work on several tasks at the same time and complete assignments effectively amidst frequent distractions and interruptions.

  • Ability to handle confidential data with professional discretion.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills. Working knowledge of Standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to compose and prepare correspondence.

  • Ability to prepare and make public speaking presentations, and effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other City departments, funding and regulatory agencies, and the public.

  • Maintain contact with co-workers, other City departments, funding and regulatory agencies, vendors and the public for purposes of exchanging information, explaining/interpreting policies and procedures, coordinating operations, supervising personnel, and resolving problems.


Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to handle/grasp objects, close vision, and hearing sounds/ communication. Physical effort may involve standing/walking for long periods and lifting objects up to 30 pounds.

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Location: 2200 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374