Project Accounting Assistant

Jun 14 2018
Lanakila Pacific |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

The purpose of the position is to perform a variety of accounting duties to support the various departments within Lanakila Pacific.  The position will perform a wide range tasks working closely with operations.


Position Specific Duties:


  • Compiles and enters information from operating departments for billing purposes.  Requires extensive use of MS Excel.

  • Provides support to Managers in gathering accounting information for requests for proposals and contract renewals.

  • Assists with compiling information to report on grants and contracts.

  • Works with Managers on federal contracts to ensure compliance with the Service Contract Act.





Organizational Relationship:

  • Demonstrate Lanakila Pacific’s values of teamwork, excellence, achievement, motivation and Lanakila in all personal interactions with others and exemplify Lanakila’s STAR service standards.
  • Must comply with established policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Attain 20 hours of continued education annually.






  • Industry Knowledge: understands the needs of the industry and how it relates to Lanakila Pacific.

  • Communication:  ability to facilitate the transfer of information and knowledge through vocal, written, and non-verbal communication; ability to engage in active listening; ability to choose a communication behavior that is both appropriate and effective for a given situation.

  • Relationship Management: ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups of people; ability to demonstrative interpersonal skills to interact with external and internal customers.

  • Critical Evaluation: ability to use logic and reasoning to identify which information to obtain to accurately direct the situation to the proper person for attention.

  • Leadership: ability to use good judgment and ability to perform under pressure.

  • Knowledge and experience working with Sage or other accounting software preferred.

  • Technology/Tools: proficient to intermediate skills in Microsoft office products and standard office equipment and tools to complete job requirements, submit reports, and to eliminate administrative tasks empower employees, and meet other needs of the organization.





  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. 

  • Experience: 2 years bookkeeping or similar experience

  • Clearances/Certification: 1) TB clearance; 2) Criminal background check; 3) Child Protective Service/Adult Protective Service check;


Working Conditions/Hours:




  • Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm; indoors, office setting, may be required to work outside of normal business hours.