Accounting Assistant (Part time)

Santa Barbara
Part Time
St. Vincent's


St. Vincent’s is a Roman Catholic organization sponsored and operated by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, which provides programs for children, families, and seniors that are based on community needs. St. Vincent’s is the longest continuously operating human service agency in Santa Barbara. St. Vincent’s began operations in 1858.


Serves as Accounting Assistant to the Finance Department in accordance with the goals, objectives, and the Mission of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. In this capacity, the Accounting Assistant performs a variety of general accounting transactions, including review and processing of invoices, purchase orders, and accounting-related schedules associated with the Finance Department. This is a part-time position.


  • Demonstrate a passion and commitment for the Mission and Vincentian Core Values of St. Vincent’s and the Daughters of Charity.
  • Create an atmosphere of enthusiasm and energetic commitment and serve as a role model in carrying out the Mission.
  • Promote and support the attitudes, behaviors, knowledge and skills necessary to work respectfully and effectively with each other as well as demonstrate the ability to address the needs of those that St. Vincent’s serves.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Holds a minimum of an AA but preferably a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; or equivalent experience.
  • Has one to three plus years of experience in accounts payable, reconciliations and accounting-related work.
  • Is proficient with Microsoft Office applications, accounting software, spreadsheets, and text programs.
  • Is able to work as a team member, while possessing the ability to work independently with a strong level of organizational skills.
  • Has excellent interpersonal communication skills and is able to work effectively with staff and clients.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
  • Must possess exceptional time management and detail-orientation skills.
  • Is conscientious in follow-through on job requirements and has the ability to be a self-starter.
Must pass criminal background fingerprint check and pre-employment negative TB test.

The COVID-19 vaccination may be a requirement, depending on the position within St. Vincent’s.

The position is part-time, 20 hours/week, flexible, and scheduled to work Monday through Friday.

Compensation: $20.00 – $24.00 an hour, non-exempt.

Health Insurance ° Dental Insurance ° Vision Insurance

13 Paid Holidays Annually

Retirement Plan – 403(b) and 401(a)

Basic Life Insurance $50,000 plus available Voluntary Life coverage

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Paid Bereavement Leave

Paid Jury Duty Leave

Job Signing Bonus – 5% of Annual Salary

50% Tuition Discount at our Children’s Center

Gym Membership Subsidy
Transportation Benefit – Gas Mileage Subsidy for Daily Commute
Wellness Days – 4 Paid Wellness Days Annually

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to


Opened in 1858 by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Vincent’s is a Roman Catholic organization serving the needs of the Santa Barbara Community. For more information regarding St. Vincent’s and its mission, please view our website at

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