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Temporary Remote General Accountant #28773

Temporary Remote General Accountant 

Salary: $25 - $35/HR

1-3 years of experience as an Accountant required

Do you have strong systems and business experience? A Boston global organization working to end the injustice of poverty is seeking a Temporary Remote General Accountant to join their team. In this role, you will maintain and control designated General Ledger accounts and business transactions, applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records. 


  • Remote General Accountant will produce monthly entries through journals and project uploads as applicable
  • Produce account reconciliations for assigned asset, liability, revenue and expense accounts
  • Resolve variances in a timely manner
  • Reconcile, balance, and maintain all appropriate accounting records, including auditable backup for all entries
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of transactions and account balances for assigned accounts
  • Ensure that assigned responsibilities in the monthly closing process are met in a timely manner
  • Escalate any issues that impact the closing schedule as soon as they are known
  • Analyze and interpret financial data
  • Present relevant data in a concise and usable format
  • Prepare preliminary financial reports, statements, and projections using standard and fund accounting principles
  • Serve as a backup to other Finance team staff
  • Maintain confidence and protect operations by keeping operational and financial information confidential


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training
  • 1-3 years of experience as an Accountant
  • Familiarity and proficiency with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems or Modular Accounting Systems
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite
  • Excellent Excel skills, including but not limited to Pivot Tables, SUMIFS, and VLOOKUP
  • Ability to structure and present Excel reports to present information clearly, including tables, charts, and formatting
  • Excellent attention to detail; ability to work accurately and leave complete and accurate audit trails
  • Ability to identify system, process and policy issues and make recommendations for and implement solutions

Categories: Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts, Temp or Contract| Accounting and Finance Jobs

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