Senior Accountant

Educational Requirements:  

Bachelors degree in accounting required.  Master’s degree in accounting or CPA preferred.

Requisite Skills: 

Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting with minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in accounting or auditing with a strong background in non-profits; working knowledge of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and cash reconciliations; experience closing books monthly, preparing year-end audit, and solid understanding of internal controls; Jenzabar EX or similar ERP system, able to work in a fast-paced environment, organized, able to multi-task and be detailed oriented.

Language Skills:


General Position Summary

  • Responsible for all areas related to general ledger accounting
  • Compliance with GAAP and Non-Profit accounting principles
  • Internal management reporting
  • Support budget and forecasting activities of College
  • Assist with year-end audit preparation
  • Help develop and maintain accounting policies and best practices methods
  • Provide support to Finance Director and VP Administration and Finance

Specific Duties

  • Maintain thorough understanding of financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly closings, processing all necessary transactions with proper cutoffs
  • Reconcile all cash, investments, and all other balance sheet accounts and major P&L account on monthly basis
  • Reconcile accounts receivable, accounts payable, and fixed asset subledgers to general ledger monthly
  • Support Finance Director with special projects and ad hoc reporting as needed; prepare departmental budget variance reports on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain and track all aspects of unrestricted, temporarily restricted and permanently restricted cash accounts
  • Assist with accounting, administration, and reporting of temporarily restricted gifts and permanently restricted funds (endowments)
  • Maintain files of critical financial and administrative documentation
  • Additional duties as assigned


Job can work all remote or in a hybrid manner.


Submit cover letter and resume to

Posted by

Hellenic College Holy Cross

50 Goddard Ave
Brookline, MA


Posted on: August 09, 2022