Job Description

The Watershed Committee of the Ozarks is looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to manage all financial aspects, including payroll and taxes, of Fellows Lake, LLC, along with other general accounting duties within the WCO nonprofit organization. This is a part-time position, 20-25 hours a week and comes with some paid time off.

Essential Duties:

  • Managing the books for our retail and rental store Fellows Lake, LLC using QuickBooks Online and POS Square
  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Data entry of sales and inventory
  • Tracking cost of goods sold and inventory.
  • Reconciliation and analysis of monthly credit card purchases by employees
  • Reconciliation and analysis of monthly bank statement
  • Responsible for bi-weekly payroll functions using Quickbooks Online and QuickBooks Time, including processing, answering employee questions, and fixing processing errors, and paying payroll taxes.
  • Responsible for paying sales tax
  • Ensure timely and accurate credit card and cash deposits
  • Assisting with day-to-day office operations
  • Assist with the Watershed Conservation Corps service-based program accounting needs, such as invoicing and credit card receipt tracking.
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements for management
  • Prepare month-end closing, bank reconciliation, and journal entries as necessary
  • Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Ensure the safety and security of employees and customers financial information
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures, and applicable laws
  • Will be working closely with Fellows Lake Operating Manager and WCO Director of Business Operations

          Job Skills

          • Experience with Quickbooks Online and/or Quickbooks Desktop software required
          • Experience with POS, such as Square preferred
          • Experience managing the books of a small to medium business or retail store preferred
          • Demonstrate intermediate to advanced skills and knowledge of Excel, as well as other Microsoft Office applications
          • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
          • Strong Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
            Excellent verbal and written communication skills
          • Ability to work as part of a team; analyze situations and make accurate decisions; work on multiple projects; and deal with some interruptions and open office space
          • Positive attitude and ethics which complement WCO’s mission. An interest in water quality, conservation, biology, land & water management, environmental impact, etc. is a decided plus

            Minimum 2 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience required
            POS experience strongly preferred
            Accounts receivable and inventory tracking preferred
            Payroll experience preferred
            Associates or bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience preferred
            Ability to pass background check

            Physical Requirements
            Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

            The work environment is a well-lighted, environmentally controlled indoor open office environment with a moderate level of noise.

            Job Type

            Part-Time, Non-Exempt

            Salary: $16-$18/hour

            Schedule: Monday through Friday, flexible hours depending upon work load

            Location: Watershed Center at Valley Water Mill Park, 2400 E. Valley Water Mill Rd., Springfield, MO 65803


            Paid Holidays

            Please submit resume with references to Kelly Guenther at

            Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. May 28, 2021

            Interview’s week of June 1

            Starting Date: June 14, 2021

            Watershed Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer.