boston planning & development agency
TITLE: FINANCE COORDINATOR
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: BUDGET & FINANCE
STATUS: NON - EXEMPT
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under direction of the Senior Accountant, and with day to day supervision from the Accountant I, the Finance Coordinator will assist in the processing of Accounts Payable for all BPDA entities. Additional work will include to support the Accounting team with developing and running financial reports, preparing general ledger entries, and reconciliations as needed.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The general duties and responsibilities of the position are included in but not limited to the information listed below.
Process weekly Accounts Payable check runs; verify accuracy of invoices/checks; submit to Senior Accountant for approval. Post A/P transactions weekly to General Ledger and reconcile A/P detail to General Ledger on a monthly basis.
Maintain and update invoice files, vendor listings, check registers, and maintain complete Vendor/ Contract files for all BPDA entities.
Prepare information for periodic and year-end audits; provide assistance to internal and external auditors.
Prepare monthly journal entries; perform reconciliations of general ledger accounts
Perform other related duties and ad hoc projects as assigned by the Senior Accountant and Controller
Work requires completion or near completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field, or 2 years of experience of accounting or accounts payable. Preference given to applicants with secondary degrees or additional certifications. Ability to use office software and automated accounting modules is required. Must be a proactive, detail-oriented with strong communication and organizational skills. Preference for applicants who have a strong understanding of accounting principles.
Normal office environment.
Little or no exertion; may spend extended periods at terminal.
**BOSTON RESIDENCY IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT**