Volunteer Accountant/Bookkeeping Assistant

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Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans, CIANA

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Program Description:

Established in 2006, Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social service organization that works to integrate new immigrants from South Asia, Middle-East, and North Africa into American society.

CIANA is looking for an organized and reliable volunteer bookkeeping assistant to assist our accountant with accounting duties and related file management.


  • Assist in issuing checks for bills, employee reimbursements and stipends in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure that all expenditures are booked to appropriate accounts to accommodate month end reports; reconcile bank and credit card accounts and provide reports to Executive Director and Board of Directors on monthly basis in collaboration with Accountant
  • Proactively maintain organized filing system for all financial transactions and records in allocating expenses
  • Work using generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)


  • Highly organized and reliable
  • Advanced proficiency in Quickbooks and Microsoft Excel
  • Additional proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Strong mathematical skills



  • Current or recent undergraduates pursuing or hold a bachelor's degree in finance or accounting; retired accountants and business managers are especially welcome

Bonus Points:

  • Passionate about advancing immigrant rights
  • Fluency or bilingualism in another language (especially Arabic, Bengali, and Spanish)

Compensation: Unpaid

Hours: 5-10 per week; flexible but consistent

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to volunteer@cianainc.org. Or find out more about us on our website or social media and let’s chat: www.cianainc.org or @cianainc

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