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Staff Accountant in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description

Staff Accountant

We are currently seeking an entry level staff accountant to join our team. The staff accountant will work closely with the Director of Finance and Vice President of Finance and is a key contributor to the department. As a member of our staff, this person will enjoy a healthy work-life balance. This role encompasses a variety of accounting/finance responsibilities, including:

  • Managing all day-to-day accounts payable operations, including invoice entry, payments, and vendor management
  • Handling cash and petty cash disbursements and reconciliations
  • Reviewing all timesheets for bi-weekly processing, entering data into the payroll system and preparing the payroll journal entry
  • Preparing and entering bank deposits using remote deposit functionality
  • Reconciling contribution revenue
  • Assisting in the preparation of billing for various contracts
  • Preparing monthly expense allocations and other standard journal entries
  • Providing assistance as needed for audits
  • Assisting Finance team with special projects as needed

Qualifications/ Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in accounting with 1+ year of accounting experience, including payroll experience; non-profit experience a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail with a sense of urgency for deadlines
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality
  • Proficient in excel
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and communication skills (both verbal and written)

Job Type: Full-time


  • accounting: 1 year (Required)