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Accounting and Human Resources Assistant (Part-Time)
Seattle, WA

Accounting and Human Resources Assistant (Part-Time)
Seattle, WA

We are in search of an individual who has a passion for detail, is highly organized, and possesses good judgement. This is a 20-hour-per-week position beginning in February. The Accounting and Human Resources Assistant reports to two supervisors, the Vice President for Operations and Human Resources and to the Senior Accounting Manager, to assist with the following duties.

Accounts Payable (75%)

  • preparing accounts payable for payment by checking the accuracy and propriety of all invoices and working with other staff members to verify that they have been approved by authorized personnel and have adequate support documentation
  • processing contractual payments and maintaining records of contractual payments
  • maintaining contracts and supporting contractor documents and tax forms
  • processing reimbursements
  • answering inquiries from vendors concerning invoice payment status and resolving issues with unpaid invoices
  • maintaining AP and contractor files
  • preparing monthly expense reports
  • preparing 1099s and other financial reports to federal and state governments

Human Resources (25%)

  • assisting with recruitment and hiring processes, including advertising positions, uploading applications, conducting background checks, processing new hires through E-Verify, and responding to general employment inquiries
  • reviewing, processing, and tracking contracts through Adobe Sign
  • tracking staff benefits, enrolling staff in benefits programs, answering staff inquiries
  • drafting paperwork for personnel changes and new hires
  • communicating changes to NBR’s employment and staff webpages to NBR’s website manager
  • answering incoming calls to the organization, as needed


  • AA, BA or experience equivalent
  • 1 year experience preferred
  • QuickBooks and SharePoint experience a plus
  • Must pay acute attention to detail, have excellent judgment, possess outstanding communication and time management skills, and be able to manage multiple responsibilities

Application Process

The deadline for applications is Sunday, January 29. To apply, submit the following to NBR:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • Application form: PDF or MS Word
  • the names of three references, including title, affiliation, relationship to you, email, and phone number

    Please email application materials to: Ms. Kailani Cordell, Vice President for Operations and Human Resources, Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Staff Openings

Accounting and Human Resources Assistant (Part-Time), Seattle, WA

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