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Bookkeeper / Accountant

Honolulu, Hawaii
Job Type
19 May 2023
Lynker is seeking a Bookkeeper / Accountant to support the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council (WPRFMC or Council). The Bookkeeper / Accountant selected will work on-site at the Honolulu, HI office location with relocation expenses authorized, and will report to the Executive Director. Travel may be required to attend meetings throughout the Region (Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI . The WPRFMC, established under the Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MFCMA) of 1976, has the responsibility for preparing management plans for those fisheries within its jurisdiction. The Council has authority over the management of fisheries in the US Exclusive Economic Zone waters off of the Territories of American Samoa and Guam, CNMI, and the State of Hawaii.

The Bookkeeper / Accountant's Responsibilities will include the Following:

Responsible for the Council's overall financial management and record keeping, including: a) management of accounts payable, accounts receivable and the general ledger; and b) overall bookkeeping.
Responsible for the overall management and control of Council cooperative agreements and awards including preparation, maintenance and transmittal of federal financial and programmatic reports.
Manage and maintain the Council's legal standing with financial institutions and grant accounts, including, grantsonline, ASAP, Duns and Bradstreet and SAM
Coordinate with payroll services to process employee payroll, file applicable state, federal and local taxes and prepare year-end 1099's for contractors and Council members.
Process and prepare invoices, checks and supporting documents for the Executive Director and other signatories.
Prepare administrative grant applications, annual budgets and financial reports for the Executive Director in coordination with the Administrative Officer and Program Officer.
Monitor and maintain financial accounting of employee benefits in coordination with the Administrative Officer.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

The Ideal Bookkeeper / Accountant will have the Following:

A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business or equivalent certification and experience.
Thorough knowledge of financial and accounting procedures, policies and principles.
Working knowledge of administering and managing Federal cooperative agreements, grants and awards.
Three years of related work experience.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary.
Proficiency in Microsoft word processing, database, spreadsheet and accounting (Quickbooks) software.
Ability to handle a variety of duties and fluctuating workload under rigid time frames.
Should exhibit initiative and a willingness to accept responsibility in performance of assigned duties.
Ability to maintain good working relationships with Council and staff members.

About Lynker

Lynker is a growing, employee owned, small business, specializing in professional, scientific and technical services. Our continually expanding team combines scientific expertise with mature, results-driven processes and tools to achieve technically sound, cost effective solutions in hydrology/water sciences, geospatial analysis, information technology, resource management, conservation, and management and business process improvement.

We focus on putting the right people in the right place to be effective. And having the right people is critical for success. Our streamlined organization enables and empowers our talented professionals to tackle our customers' scientific and technical priorities creatively and effectively.

Lynker offers a team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries and benefits, and the opportunity to work in a culture of exceptionally skilled and diverse professionals who embrace sound science and creative solutions.

Lynker is an E-Verify employer.

Lynker is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.
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  • Job Reference: 1010169861-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Lynker Corporation
  • Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent