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Accounting Associate

Company: Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY The accounting associate is responsible for supporting all areas of the Finance Department of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts. This position reports to the Chief Financial Officer and works collaboratively with program directors, staff and volunteers in areas of shared responsibility.
RESPONSIBILITIES --- Daily accounting activities including statements and financial reports.--- Record all revenue, including pledges and other restricted income.--- Accounts payable processing and vendor maintenance.--- Monthly checking account reconciliations for three accounts.--- Prepare and post journal entries.--- Quarterly statements for endowment funds.--- Quarterly donor pledge statements/collections.--- Maintain accounting related files and vendor information.--- Perform various financial reconciliations.--- Review monthly investment portfolio reconciliations.--- Complete work papers for various tax related forms.--- Assist CFO with the annual budget preparation, audit and other accounting functions as needed.--- Serve as backup for payroll processing.--- Assist CFO in maintaining internal controls and developing accounting policies.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES --- Willingness to learn new technology systems--- Strong interpersonal and writing skills--- Ability to prioritize and adhere to deadlines--- Highly organized problem solver--- Able to work quickly and with accuracy
Associate degree required. Bachelor's degree in accounting and minimum of 2 years accounting experience in a not-for-profit environment preferred.
High level of competency required in at least two of the following:--- Blackbaud Raiser's Edge--- Blackbaud Financial Edge--- Blackbaud CRM--- Salesforce--- Excel
This is a full-time hourly position with benefits, flexible work hours and some ability to work remotely. Occasional overtime required. The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONThe Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts cares for Jews in need and creates vibrant Jewish life in Western Massachusetts, Israel and around the globe. Through our community building and fundraising efforts, Federation supports vital educational and social service programs in western Massachusetts, Israel and around the world. We connect our constituents to a community that pursues social justice, fights hunger and poverty, rescues and resettles people in danger, and strengthens Jewish life. We are a community without borders and barriers. We support everyone from birth through senior life, from need to comfort, from isolation to spiritual growth and fulfillment. We offer life-long enriching Jewish experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds. Through a network of agencies, synagogues, organizations, professionals and volunteers, our Federation is ready to serve and help every member of our community. The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts welcomes the participation of interfaith couples and families, and people of all abilities, backgrounds and sexual orientations.
For more information or to apply, contact ngorenstein@jewishwesternmass.org.

Keywords: Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts, Springfield , Accounting Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Springfield, Massachusetts

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