Central Center
670 Waiale Road
Wailuku, HI 96793

Westside Center
15 Ipu'Aumakua Lane
Lahaina, HI 96761

Accounting Assistant – Wailuku

Accounting Assistant

Compensation: Depending on Experience
Department(s): Accounting/Administration
Location: Wailuku
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Financial Director, performs supportive functions in accounting which includes assisting in preparation of billing statements, maintain files, tracking inventory of agency’s asset, and data entry using QuickBooks and spreadsheet.

Summary of Essential Job Functions  

  1. Assist in client billings and aging of program fees, emergency security deposits and electricity charges by making copies, prepping envelops, filing documents, and performing other related functions.
  2. Reconcile participants’ accounts.
  3. Communicate directly with Case Managers regarding participants’ accounts.
  4. Perform monthly bank reconciliation by comparing bank statement with ledgers.
  5. Maintaining accounting database by entering data into QuickBooks and spreadsheets.
  6. Assist in tracking inventory, mostly smaller transactions.
  7. Ordering and picking up supplies.
  8. Assist in HMOW tenant account reconciliations.
  9. Assist in preparation of monthly reports of financial information. Maintains files of financial records of funding documentation.
  10. Protect agency’s value by keeping information confidential.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Financial Director and/or Executive Director.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Associate Degree or certificate in Business or Accounting. Relevant work experience may substitute for lack of college level business or accounting classes.
  2. Proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office.
  3. 1-3 years’ experience in accounting field.


Ka Hale A Ke Ola Homeless Resource Centers, Inc. requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.

Abilities Required

  1. Ability to effectively communicate, present information, and respond adequately to questions from supervisors, residents, directors, administrative and other staff.
  2. Ability to define and identify problems or areas requiring change, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and implement the required change.
  3. Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  4. Ability to read, analyze and interpret business related documents, funding documents, governmental regulations, and financial information.
  5. Ability to keep financial records and prepare routing fiscal reports accurately and in a timely manner.
  6. Ability to perform various bookkeeping and related duties with little supervision.
  7. General knowledge of principles and practices of accounting.
  8. Ability to operate office equipment including computer, calculator and telephone.
  9. Knowledgeable in MS Word and Excel.
  10. Strong discretion, business ethics, and confidentiality.

Excellent Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance
  • 403 (b) Thrift savings plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

KHAKO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, lactation, arrest and court record or any other protected category recognized by state and federal laws.

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