Accounting Specialist

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with experience



Application Deadline:



115 Broad St.
Fl. 3
United States


Title:           Accounting Specialist, Victim Rights Law Center

Status:         Exempt, FTE flexible

Location:     Boston, MA

Reports To: Finance Manager

The VRLC is a nonprofit law firm that provides free legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault in Oregon and throughout Massachusetts. (We also provide national training, support, and resources for lawyers, advocates, campus personnel, medical professionals, and other first responders on the civil legal needs of rape and sexual assault survivors.) The VRLC’s mission is to provide legal representation to victims of rape and sexual assault to help rebuild their lives, and to promote a national movement committed to seeking justice for every rape and sexual assault victim. To be considered, applicants must support the VRLC’s mission statement, philosophy, and our commitment to improving the legal response to sexual violence, to providing trauma-informed, survivor-centered services, and to pursuing justice through an anti-oppression lens.


The Victim Rights Law Center (VRLC) Boston, MA office seeks a high-energy, detail-oriented individual to manage our full accounts payable cycle, cash receipts entry and payroll for nationwide employees.


The ideal candidate will have strong accounting experience, work ethic, and interpersonal communication skills; passion and compassion; a good sense of humor; flexibility; and a demonstrated commitment to support VRLC’s staff.



  • Working closely with the Finance Manager, process timely and accurate accounts payable, credit card reconciliation and cash receipts, including all accounts receivable/earned income billing using QuickBooks Pro
  • Oversee accurate and timely payroll processing, updates and human resources management including benefits enrollment/updates, PTO tracking and related vendor management
  • Assist Finance Manager and CFO with all state and federal grant billings including billing backup, reporting and compliance
  • Maintain all finance, accounting and human resources files
  • Assist CFO with budget preparation and modifications as needed
  • Provide audit preparation support as requested
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • 4 years hands-on accounting experience in a non-profit setting
  • High skill level with Quickbooks and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with state or federal grants

The VRLC is an equal opportunity employer. Persons of color, women, people with disabilities, and transgender, lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals are encouraged to apply.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

TO APPLY: To apply, e-mail with your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements with both your last name and “MA Accounting” as the subject of your email. No phone calls please.