Staff Accountant

Cambridge, MA | Temporary

Post Date: 07/26/2017 Job ID: 105468 Industry: Pay Rate: $18.00 - $21.00

Job Type:   Temp-to-hire


Our client, an academic nonprofit organization, is seeking a staff accountant.  In this temp-to-hire role you will be part of a 6-person Finance Department responsible for accounting and operation support including payroll processing and purchasing.  This position is part time (32 hours/week) and includes benefits. 


  • Process and submit biweekly payroll to outside payroll company electronically, ensuring accuracy of the data transmitted.
  • Set-up and update employee profiles in the accounting system (Deltek Costpoint).
  • Place orders for materials and services with authorized suppliers and /or with company credit card.
  • Receive and confirm materials on delivery; establish and maintain vendor relations; resolve problems with orders.
  • Perform monthly and quarterly reconciliations.
  • Record cash receipts and other journal entries. 
  • Assist in year-end audit preparation
  • Serve as backup for accounts payable.
  • Other duties assigned by the Controller.
  • BS/BA in accounting or equivalent preferred. Some training in accounting a must. 1-3 years of prior experience in an accounting/bookkeeping capacity. Payroll experience strongly preferred. Purchasing or vendor relations experience preferred, but not required.
  • Use of accounting software to a proficient level. Experience in nonprofit organization and with Deltek Costpoint software is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to use common office computer applications (e.G. Email, Excel and Word) to an intermediate level.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Capability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and follow up effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral. Ability to work in a collaborative decision making environment.
  • Ability to protect the organization' s value by keeping information confidential.



Salary & Benefits:

Permanent salary is based on full-time equivalent of 40k-50k so will be 32-40k.  Full benefits which include  health, dental, 403b match, 12 holidays, 18 vacation days, 10 sick days, 4 personal days,  etc.

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