Senior Accountant - Boston (year-round, full-time)

Job Type

Full Time

Published

11/09/2018

Address

200 High Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02110
United States

Description

Position Summary

Our Finance & Administration team plays a key role in supporting the work of The Trustees. We are a small team that is busy streamlining the way we work and the way we deliver support services to our special places. Our teammates are enthusiastic professionals who are as committed to strong customer service as we are to accuracy.


Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant is responsible for day to day and month end accounting functions including processing cash receipts, preparing journal entries, and reconciling accounts.


We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated accounting professional with the ability to work independently and maintain working relationships with other departments. He/she must have a solid understanding of GAAP and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.


Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with the rest of the Finance team, ensure daily operations are performed efficiently, accurately, and timely
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations including bank and credit card statement reconciliations; Research and resolve any discrepancies
  • Prepare monthly reports and journal entries
  • Process and monitor accounts receivable
  • Track reimbursable grants
  • Other projects as assigned


 

 

Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; 5 to 7 years experience in Accounting with nonprofit background preferred 
  • Comfort working in general ledger applications; experience with Blackbaud Financial Edge a plus
  • Strong computer skills, and especially experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Desire to work collaboratively and participate as a member of a diverse team
  • Highly detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to work well with others, respond to changes in priorities and meet assigned deadlines




Benefits and Salary

The Trustees offers competitive salaries and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.


In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees of Reservations aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.


We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.


About the Organization:

Founded in 1891, The Trustees of Reservations preserves, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and works to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 25,000+ acres on more than 100 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 50,000 member households.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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