Current Openings

Title:  Bookkeeper

General Description:  Works an average of 10-15 hours per week.

Salary: $17.35/hour


  • High school diploma. Some college of business school is preferred.
  • 2 years of office experience including bookkeeping, payroll, accounting, etc…
  • Type with accuracy and neatness.
  • Knowledge of office procedures.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer programs.
  • Library employees must be able to life and carry items weighing up to 30 lbs. They must be able to reach high library shelves and bend, as needed. A stool can be used, if needed. They must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

80% of the bookkeeper’s time will be directed toward organizing and maintaining bookkeeping records including, but not limited to:

  • Payroll
  • Bills
  • Checking account
  • Federal and state forms, including W-2 forms

10% of the bookkeeper’s time will be directed toward maintaining business files for audit and tort liabilities.

10% of the bookkeeper’s time will be used for miscellaneous responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Assist in preparation of the monthly board report.
  • Work with IMRF to ensure library compliance with relevant rules and procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate state and federal notices are on display in the library staff area as required by law.
  • Liaise with employee insurance companies (i.e. health insurance, life insurance, etc…)
  • Maintain personnel records

Supervision: Reports to the Director.

To apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Lexie Walsh, Director, at lwalsh@washingtondl.org. Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2020.