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Staff Accountant

Buzzards Bay Coalition
Job Title: Staff Accountant
Job Type:
New Bedford
Job Search Ends:
December 31st, 2021
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  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Participate in forecasting process
  • Assist in budget development
  • Assist with annual audit and filing of tax returns
  • Coordinate month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

Professional & Personal Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience as a non profit accountant required.
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, including Blackbaud Financial Edge and Sage, desired.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Enthusiastic commitment to the protection of Buzzards Bay.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The Buzzards Bay Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply and will be considered without regard to race, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or veteran status

To Apply

Interested applicants should respond by email with a cover letter and resume to Stefanie Fournier, Finance Director, at fournier@savebuzzardsbay.org. No calls, please. 

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