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Accounting Associate

Company: Community Servings
Location: Allston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Accounting Associate Reports To: Chief Financial OfficerFLSA Status: Non-Exempt Department: FinanceLabor Status: N/A Approved By/Date: CFO 3/15/2023 Community Servings is a non-profit food and nutrition program focused on the nutritional needs of underserved populations across the state. Over the past 33 years, we have delivered over 11 million free, scratch-made meals to individuals experiencing chronic and critical illnesses in the context of medical nutrition therapy. Community Servings knows that diversity drives excellence. We are a place where everyone is welcome. We celebrate, promote, and derive strength from a diversity of lived experiences. We actively seek and encourage an inclusive workforce. The main role of the Accounting Associate is to perform varied financial recordkeeping duties which include confidential accounts payable and other accounting tasks. Primary Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Accounts payable:

  • Review all invoices for authorization, accuracy, and compliance with agency policy.
  • Verify account coding.
  • Enter invoices into the accounting software.
  • Pay invoices weekly or as needed, subject to cash flow needs.
  • Resolve invoice problems with vendors.
  • Maintain and reconcile company credit card accounts.
  • Perform expense analysis as required.
  • Perform accounts payable tasks for affiliated organizations.
  • Prepare and file 1099 statements annually.
  • Keep accounts payable files up to date and in good order. Accounting:
    • Prepare payroll bank account reconciliations.
    • Perform month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing tasks.
    • Reconcile credit card receipts and enter the general ledger monthly.
    • Record cash receipts and deposits.
    • Maintain capital pledge records.
    • Record loan transactions.
    • Prepare schedules and assemble backup for annual audit. Other:
      • Maintain finance department files in good order.
      • Perform other related administrative duties as required by the Chief Financial Officer. Qualification/Experience:
        • General knowledge of accounting principles
        • Detail-oriented individual with a high degree of accuracy while processing tasks efficiently.
        • Ability to solve problems alone or with others.
        • Ability to follow procedures and maintain consistency.
        • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.
        • Experience and comfort with the use of spreadsheets and accounting software.
        • Sound administrative skills and solid knowledge of general office procedures.
        • Skill in interpersonal relations to ensure effective communication with a multi-cultural population.
        • Bi-lingual speaking ability (e.g., Spanish) is a plus. Education/ Experience:
          • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent relevant work experience.
          • One to three years of accounting experience. Benefits:We offer a complete benefits program including:
            • Medical and Dental Insurance
            • Life-, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
            • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
            • 403(b) Retirement Plan
            • Daily community lunch
            • Free parking Physical Demands:
              • This position requires extended periods of sitting. PI217196702

Keywords: Community Servings, Boston , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Allston, Massachusetts

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