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United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Finance & Administration Database Entry Specialist

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties


Job Summary

The Finance & Administration Data Entry Specialist supports the mission, goals, values, and philosophy of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties by exhibiting the following: commitment to excellence, efficiency and effectiveness, flexibility, diplomacy, and accountability. As a member of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ team, the individual’s performance includes superior demonstration of the following professional attributes:
strong attention to detail, a high level of quality, strong problem-solving skills, dependability and demonstrated priority and time management skills. Must have knowledge in MS Office products, specifically Excel, utilizing multiple screens and ability to learn industry specific software.

Job Responsibilities

Data Entry Duties and Responsibilities
•    Typing data directly and accurately into appropriate fields; databases, records, and files
•    Handling numerical data accurately; creating spreadsheets
•    Verifying data by correctly checking and comparing source documentation
•    Assist with cash and check receipts/deposits as needed
•    Create payroll spreadsheets for organizations as needed

Additional Responsibilities:
•    Primary duties and responsibilities are not all-inclusive, and employee will be asked to fulfill other duties as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None required of this position currently.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma; associate’s degree, or bachelor degree in business, administration or related field not required but preferred. Preference will be given to individuals with prior experience handling data entry responsibilities or equivalent experience in a related field.

•    Accurate and precise attention to detail
•    Proven history of proficiency in computer software
•    Fast and accurate typist
•    Strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Excellent time management skills
•    Understands data confidentiality principles and follows them
•    Highly organized multitasker who works well in a fast-paced environment
•    Willingness to learn with the possibility of returning as part of the United Way team each campaign season

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Position is in an office setting that involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions.

Additional Information


Can be flexible on preferred work days.

Office is closed for the following non-paid holidays:

November 24th & 25th – Thanksgiving

December 24th – January 1st for Christmas and New Year’s

January 16, 2023 -Martin Luther King

February 20, 2023 – President’s Day


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following items as a single PDF attachment to Jaime.Craig@yourlocaluw.org.

1)         Cover Letter

2)         Resume

3)         References (minimum of three)

Consideration will only be given to applications submitted as outlined above. Applications submitted with multiple attachments or not including all three items listed above will not be considered.

Preference may be given to those submissions received by Thursday, September 1st.


  • Date Posted: September 16, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 10/17/2022
  • Working Hours: 32 hours a week, M-Thur