Senior Grants and Contracts Accountant

Department/Agency of position: 
Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Location of position: 
Boston, MA
Wage/Salary: 
$65,000 - $70,000
Date Posted: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Closing Date: 
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Job Description: 

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks candidates for the position of Senior Grants and Contracts Accountant (Senior Accountant). This new position will report to the Controller and work closely with directors, department managers, and MAPC project managers. The Senior Accountant is responsible for the financial reporting, accounting and other financial activity for a diverse portfolio of federal, state and town contracts and foundation grants. Other areas of focus are budgeting, compliance, and variance analysis of grants/projects’ costs. Duties include: Perform post award functions for grants and contracts; perform general accounting related to grants and contracts ensuring compliance with GAAP, MAPC’s policies and procedures, grantor requirements and Federal and State regulations; provide budgetary control of grant billings, expense analysis, reconciling and monitoring receivables. Qualifications: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting plus five years of progressive responsibility in general accounting, grant accounting, and compliance. Candidates must also demonstrate the following: Knowledge of Federal grant regulations and compliance in accordance with the applicable CFRs; demonstrated ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative information, and to teach others; knowledge of integrated project management and accounting systems. Compensation and Benefits: This is a full time position. The starting salary ranges from $65,000 – $70,000 annually depending on qualifications and experience. MAPC offers excellent Massachusetts state employee benefits. MAPC’s workplace and our benefits are designed to provide a sustainable, healthy relationship with your work, including flexible time, remote working policy, and a family-friendly environment. How to apply: The position is open until filled, and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. SEE COMPLETE JOB AD AT: www.mapc.org (Jobs at MAPC) AND APPLY AT LINK SHOWN THERE. Please attach cover letter and resume. A review of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the USA and a valid driver’s license and/or the ability to arrange transportation to meetings in different parts of the region. MAPC is an EOE/AA employer. MAPC takes pride in the diversity of its workforce and encourages all qualified persons to apply. Thomas E. Hauenstein, Operations Manager. Posted 3/15/17.