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Financial Assistant – Full-time (35hrs /week)

Annual Salary: $45,500 – $50,000 commensurate with experience

Mid-Hudson Library System seeks an experienced and well-organized individual for the position of full time Financial Assistant to join our team.

Schedule is Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 4:30 pm


  • Provides support and assistance to and acts in the absence of the Finance Manager through all stages of the accounting cycle, along with overall budget support.
  • Applies principles of accounting in compiling, preparing, and processing financial data.
  • Prepares and processes bi-weekly payroll.
  • Processes purchases and ensure that invoices are accurate for payment.
  • Provides support to MHLS staff, and Member Library staff.
  • Performs general office and other duties.
  • Prepare and examine accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports
  • Create new processes to improve financial efficiency


·         At a minimum, an Associate degree in accounting or related field

·         At least two years of accounting experience

·         At least two years’ experience in payroll processing

·         Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

·         Be able to work independently

·         Be detailed oriented

·         Working knowledge of accounting software and Excel Spreadsheets

·         Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, and other complicated calculations

We offered the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • Personal Leave
  • NYS Local Retirement System
  • Employee Assistance Program

To apply: Please email your résumé and cover letter to by January 31.

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