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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Salary: $45,000 annually
  • Organization Type: Membership/Association

Optimist International

Finance Coordinator:  Accounts Payable & Administrative Support

Optimist International, a leading international non-profit organization dedicated to bringing out the best in youth, communities, and individuals, is seeking an individual with a diverse skillset to join our team.

Location:  Optimist International Headquarters Office, 4494 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO  63108

Position Type:  Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Process accounts payable transactions accurately and in a timely manner.

·       Enter invoices into the accounting system and ensure appropriate general ledger coding. (Financial Edge Accounting Software)

·       Maintain organized accounts payable files and documentation.

·       Handle the processing and reconciliation of monthly credit card activity.

·       Process payments to vendors via check or electronic funds transfer (EFT).

·       Provide administrative support to the finance department as needed, including customer service related to Optimist Club insurance inquiries and assistance with annual audit workpapers.

·       Handle general office functions, such as: managing office supplies and the coordination of equipment & facility maintenance.


Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, 401k plan, and a generous holiday & PTO policy.

Desired Qualifications:

·       Associate degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred.

·       Three to five years of experience in accounts payable processing.

·       Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and reconciliation.

·       Effective communication skills.

·       Knowledge of accounting principles and practices.

·       Ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Optimist International is an equal opportunity employer.