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Making Opportunity Count Inc Accountant in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

About Us: Making Opportunity Count is a non-profit human services agency dedicated to creating positive change and enhancing the lives of individuals and families in Central Massachusetts. We are committed to fostering community growth, providing essential services, and promoting holistic well-being. Our dynamic team is driven by a shared passion for making a lasting impact. To learn more please visit: https://www.mocinc.org/employeebenefits

We offer fantastic benefits sure to enhance your work-life balance and overall satisfaction!

For most positions, these benefits will include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Company Paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 13 Paid Vacation Days

  • 12 Paid Sick Days

  • 13 Paid Holidays

  • Hybrid Work Opportunities

  • Student Loan Forgiveness Assistance

  • Tuition Remission

  • Pet Insurance

  • Employee Discounts

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Immediate 403b Employer Contribution, 100% Vesting on Day One!

    About This Opportunity :

    The Accountant is ultimately responsible for executing the accounting function for numerous agency programs, including expense allocations and budget development.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • The Accountant m onitors income and expenses in compliance with funding source regulations and budgets.

  • Review/prepares accounts payable vouchers and payroll transactions to ensure proper allocation of costs and use of budgets.

  • The Accountant prepares electronic or paper invoices to funding sources including assembling of required backup documentation.

  • Works with wide variety of agency staff (VP of Finance & Operations, planning department, program management) to develop budgets for existing and proposed programs.

  • The Accountant ensures budgets for programs are properly maintained in the accounting software.

  • Provides needed financial information to division management including budget versus actual reports, labor analyses and other analyses.

  • The Accountant interfaces with divisions and funding sources in connection with monitoring visits.

  • Participates in year-end closing process, including interfacing with outside auditing firm and preparation of audit schedules as required.

  • The A ccountant works with the Fiscal department staff to develop and implement department procedures and policies.

  • Performs all other tasks as deemed appropriate by the Supervisor consistent with the overall responsibility of the position and the goals of agency.

    Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • BA or Associates in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field plus 2 years of experience.

  • Extensive spreadsheet skills with ability to use higher level formulas and database functions.

  • Extensive experience with accounting software and the ability to export/transfer data between various types of programs (for example accounting software queries to excel).

  • Demonstrated willingness to work in a government funded non-profit environment a plus.

  • Excellent organizational skills particularly as it pertains to storage of electronic data.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Work Authorization : Must be eligible to work in the United States.

    EEO Statement: Making Opportunity Count is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    At Making Opportunity Count, we deeply value our culture and are dedicated to fostering a workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered. This is evident through:

  • Our non-profit Environment: Our values driven work atmosphere focuses on making a meaningful impact in our community. Our shared commitment to service develops a uniquely supportive culture.

  • Championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We actively promote and celebrate diversity in all forms by embracing diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences while ensuring equitable opportunities for all employees to thrive.

  • Career Advancement: Our employees’ growth is paramount. We offer comprehensive training programs, mentorship, and advancement opportunities to assist employees in the pursuit of their career goals.

    We believe in the potential of people and the power of diversity to drive innovation and success. We encourage all applicants to apply, even if you do not meet every listed requirement. Your unique experiences and perspectives are what help us shape the future of Making Opportunity Count.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. People of color, members of Tribal Nations and Native communities, LGBTQ-identified people, gender-nonconforming people, people with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English are strongly encouraged to apply.