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Accounting Associate- Accounts Payable

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About GSEMA

We're Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA). For over 100 years, Girl Scouts has given girls the necessary tools to lead, break barriers, and create positive change. Today, Girl Scouts’ powerful all-girl space fosters collaboration over competition, and inspires girls to go beyond dreaming to actual doing. There has never been a better time to be a Girl Scout! We offer amazing opportunities for forward-thinking, talented individuals who share our vision of helping girls and young women change the world for the better. Join our team of dedicated professionals and make a difference in girls' lives!

GSEMA, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit company, is looking for an Accounting Associate- Accounts Payable to join our Finance Team. This a full-time, non-exempt, benefit-eligible position.

This accounting position’s primary area of focus in on the accounts payable function at GSEMA. The Accounting Associate will maintain concise, accurate records of GSEMA’s financial accounting transactions utilizing an integrated accounting system. Accounting responsibilities include accounts payable data entry, reimbursed expense report processing, cash receipts, and other accounting functions.

The Accounting Associate position is temporarily remote (work from home) until GSEMA’s physical offices reopen at which time the position will be based in GSEMA’s Waltham office.

Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply!

Key Responsibilities:


General Ledger

  • Perform accurate and timely completion of daily accounting functions utilizing an integrated accounting system (e.g. accounts payable processing, cash receipts and general ledger journal entries, etc.).
  • Perform reconciliations of general ledger accounts and bank accounts, analyze and investigate discrepancies to ensure accurate recording and reporting.
  • Maintain supporting schedules, as needed, utilizing Excel spreadsheets.
  • Record appropriate department and account codes when processing check requests, accounts payable invoices and other expense report processing.


Processes

  • Adhere to the council’s internal financial controls and policies to ensure the council’s assets are protected.
  • Perform key role in data entry and review of invoices associated with the Account Payable process.
  • Process and deposit daily cash receipts and record transactions in the G/L.
  • Process reimbursed expense reports in a timely manner, record transactions in the G/L and related applications.
  • Prepare financial reports to support data entry and assist with issues from other departments.
  • Maintain accurate, detailed and thorough files concerning council financial transactions, records and reporting.
  • Maintain confidentiality on behalf of the Girl Scout organization and in accordance with the GSEMA Comprehensive Information Security Program (CISP)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of accounting courses completed at the undergraduate / college level is preferred
  • One plus year of previous accounting work experience is preferred
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows and Office (Excel, Word)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, works well with team members
  • Ability to work independently
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn new skills, processes and software applications
  • Ability to effectively identify, analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing
  • Ability to handle high volume tasks (e.g. computer data entry)
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; ensures quality of work
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • View working/collaborating with individuals of diverse backgrounds and ages as an asset; committed to the value of inclusiveness.


Work Environment: Currently this position is remote position due to COVID-19 pandemic. When GSEMA returns to work in our offices, this will be a GSEMA Waltham office position.


Physical Demands:

·        Ability to lift and manipulate up to 20 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation.

·        May involve prolonged periods of sitting or working on a computer.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


To learn more about our council, visit www.gsema.org.



About GSEMA

We're Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA). For over 100 years, Girl Scouts has given girls the necessary tools to lead, break barriers, and create positive change. Today, Girl Scouts’ powerful all-girl space fosters…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts offers a competitive benefits package including generous paid time off, health and dental insurance, training opportunities, and much more.

Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts offers a competitive benefits package including generous paid time off, health and dental insurance, training opportunities, and much more.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Waltham, MA
Associated Location
Waltham, MA, USA

How to Apply

Can’t wait to join our team? To apply, submit your resume and cover letter with salary expectations by visiting:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=705611aa-2189-4583-8365-8f033635d865&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=399785&lang=en_US&source=CC4 



Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

At Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, we strive to create transformative learning experiences and leadership opportunities for all girls. The threads of diversity and inclusion are woven tightly into our mission of supporting and nurturing girls of courage, confidence and character.

We hold firm in our belief that a culture of diversity and inclusion promotes unity, creates personal and professional growth opportunities for our employees, and supports safety and transformation for our volunteers and girls of all backgrounds.

Diversity and Inclusion is more than an initiative; it’s a set of shared values that defines the fabric of our mission.

Can’t wait to join our team? To apply, submit your resume and cover letter with salary expectations by visiting:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment…

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