Staff Accountant II

  • Boston, MA

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



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Overview

At Community Resources For Justice we change lives and strengthen communities by advancing policy and delivering individualized services that promote safety, justice, and inclusion.

CRJ believes that society gains when all people receive the support and tools they need to lead responsible, productive, and dignified lives. For 140 years, some of society's most overlooked citizens have benefited from the programs we provide. Our work is divided into three divisions, each with a distinct practice area and population served:

  • Social Justice Services serves men and women transitioning out of prison and back into the community through a network of six residential reentry centers operated under contracts with federal, state, and county agencies. The division also runs a residential program for young adults with complex clinical needs.
  • Community Strategies supports adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities to live as independently as possible through a range of community-based residential options offering structure in a caring, home-like environment, as well as day programs.
  • The Crime and Justice Institute is a national-scale consulting practice that works with elected officials, justice system practitioners, policy makers, and thought leaders to effect significant reforms to promote safety and justice.

We are seeking an Staff Accountant II (SAII) to assist our rapidly growing organization increase its ability to review processes and improve and document internal controls. The Staff Accountant II (SAII) will work out of the corporate Fiscal department at CRJ's Administrative Offices conveniently located in Boston's growing South End just a short walk from the Red, Orange, Silver and Commuter lines with easy access on and off I93. This SAII will join a group of dedicated Accounting professionals that are responsible for CRJ's $50B in revenue.



Responsibilities

The Staff Accountant II will be responsible for posting cash receipts, bank reconciliations and credit card reconciliations, ensure the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and assist in completing the month end closings. The SAII is also responsible for quarterly reporting processes, collecting and analyzing financial data, ensuring that all reporting complies with regulations and guidelines of the auditors

This role will report directly to the Accounting Manager and will be required to collaborate with team members within the Fiscal team and cross-functionally around organization.

Primary Functional Responsibilities:

  • Balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Revenue and expense account reconciliations
  • Credit card distribution, expense review and journal entry upload.
  • Other schedules and reconciliations assigned
  • Create and upload journal entries
  • Assist with external reporting and audit requests.
  • Train other staff, as needed
Qualifications

CRJ is looking for individuals with advanced problem solving skills, proven team building skills, energy, and strong communication skills.

  • 2-3 years experience in audit, compliance and accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Advanced Excel Required
  • Nonprofit or Government Contracts exposure preferred
  • Exposure to Federal Form 990, Massachusetts Form PC, Massachusetts Form 3ABC and Massachusetts Uniform Financial Report a plus
  • Preferred familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics Navigator
  • Ability to multi-task and be detail oriented

CRJ provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.




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