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    Finance and Accounting Coordinator

    The Missouri Bar, a statewide nonprofit legal organization, seeks a Finance and Accounting Coordinator to carry out accounting, payroll, bookkeeping and employee benefit activities. The ideal candidate will be proficient in new financial technologies, highly organized, possess the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and be extremely detail oriented.

    Responsibilities include processing and sorting payments and registrations, endorsing checks received for deposit, creating and reconciling batches, data entry, journal entries, mailing, filing and working with vendors.

    Applicants must be proficient in Excel, accounting and association management software along with all other accounting skills. Ability to handle a wide range of support-related tasks and interact with staff, members and vendors while maintaining a high level of professionalism is key.

    Three years related experience and an associate’s degree is required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred, nonprofit experience is a plus.

    Occasional travel required. Position located in Jefferson City. Apply by August 17 by sending cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hrdept@mobar.org. EOE

     

    Government Relations

    The Missouri Bar, a statewide non-profit legal organization, seeks to fill a vacancy in its government relations department. The ideal candidate will have significant prior experience working on legislation, a thorough understanding of the legislative process, and an ability to relate respectfully to persons of all perspectives and backgrounds. This position involves working with committees that propose legislation, organizing lobbying activity on proposals approved by the Board of Governors, and making recommendations as to whether legislation is within the bar’s legislative scope and what position, if any, the bar should take.

    Responsibilities include drafting the bar’s published position statements and communicating them to the legislature, organizing multiple events to connect members of the Board of Governors with elected officials, coordinating a Legislative Day at the state capitol and visits to Washington, D.C., as well as overseeing staff and related publications.

    Willingness to work long hours and adapt to changing schedules is key, as well as being highly organized, exhibiting sound judgement and decision-making ability, and possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills. A reputation for trustworthiness, credibility and loyalty is a must. Previous involvement in bar activities is helpful.

    Extended hours and occasional travel required. A J.D. is preferred but not required. Position located in Jefferson City. Title and compensation will be commensurate with experience. Apply before August 14 by sending cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hrdept@mobar.org. EOE