boston planning & development agency

  • JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT

    Posted Date 02/08/2018
    Job ID
    2018-1288
    Category
    Budget & Finance
    Grade Level
    I
    # of Hours
    35
    Salary Range
    $45,300 - $56,600
  • Summary

     

    boston planning & development agency 

     

    TITLE: JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT

     

    DIVISION: ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE / FINANCE

     

    STATUS: NON - EXEMPT

     

    SUMMARY:   

    Under the direction of the Controller, the Agency is seeking a Junior Accountant, responsible for various general accounting functions which include:  developing and running financial reports, preparing general ledger entries, balancing and reconciling accounts, monthly accounts receivable, budgeting and closing activities as well as administration & finance division projects.

     

    GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    *The general duties and responsibilities of the position are included in but not limited to the information listed below.

    • Compile, prepare and produce timely reports.
    • Prepare monthly journal entries; perform reconciliations of general ledger accounts.
    • Collaborate within Budget & Finance department and with all Agency departments.
    • Prepare information for periodic and year-end audits; provide assistance to internal and external auditors.
    • Assist in annual budgeting process; produce budgets and identify variances on an ongoing basis.
    • Act as backup for other department functions (A/R, A/P, etc.) as assigned.
    • Manage special projects for department and division.
    • Perform other related duties as requested

     

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    Work requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, plus 3 years of full-time accounting or related experience in Accounting/Finance department.  Expertise in General Ledger accounting systems (Financial Edge preferred) is required.  Must have excellent administrative, organizational and office management skills, as well as strong financial and system skills.  Must be proactive, strive for continuous improvement and possess ability to affect change.  Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, deadline driven, self-directed and a problem solver.  Strong prioritization skills to affect an orderly flow of accurate information within the Administration & Finance Division and to other parts of the organization are needed.  Must have proficiency in Microsoft office suite and good oral and written communication skills.

     

    **BOSTON RESIDENCY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**

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