Accountant



The Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) is seeking a full time Accountant to join our growing Accounting and Finance Department. This is an exciting opportunity to join a collaborative group of professionals helping to support the accounting function for a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and flourishing organization. This position offers a hybrid work schedule, a phenomenal work-life balance, significant opportunities for advancement, and a competitive salary and benefits package.

About HGF

Founded in 1991 by real estate guru and successful businessman, Harold Grinspoon, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) is one of the most entrepreneurial and business-oriented non-profits in the nation. Based in Agawam, MA, HGF employs over 150 employees and offers national and international philanthropic programs that range from enhancing Jewish life throughout the US and the globe, to sustaining and strengthening nonprofit Jewish camps by providing free professional consulting services and grant-matching opportunities, to supplying over 680,000 free books monthly to children throughout the world. The Foundation offers the stability of a thirty-year established organization, while also offering the creative, exciting and fast-paced nature of a start-up, and the long-term growth opportunities inherent in an endowed Foundation committed to serving its target markets for decades to come. Needless to say, The HGF is not your average non-profit!

About the Opportunity:

Under the supervision of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the accountant supports and manages various administrative and financial functions. The accountant interacts with other staff, grantees, auditors, vendors, and other external partners.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare journal entries and financial reports.

  • Track prepaids and prepare monthly prepaid journal entries.

  • Maintain bank account reconciliations and cash management.

  • Prepare weekly donation reports for leadership and advancement teams.

  • Reconcile the grants system to the general ledger and prepare import/export files for both systems.

  • Process expense reports and manage employee and company credit cards.

  • Process new vendor request for accounts payable and grant payments.

  • Manage intercompany transactions.

  • Reconcile accounts and review reconciliations prepared by others.

  • Support leadership with financial and administrative projects.

  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by the CFO.

  • Serve as a backup for payroll and benefits administration.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years' experience working in an accounting, finance, or payroll function.
  • Experience with Intacct and Paylocity is preferred.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Proactive work style, self-motivated, and detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required (in person, via e-mail, and on telephone), and ability to compose effective, thoughtful correspondence
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to manage confidential information with complete discretion
  • Advanced interpersonal skills the including ability to interact effectively with leadership and staff
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team
  • Analytical, with the ability to balance multiple priorities
 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • A competitive salary commensurate with skills, talent and value
  • A hybrid work schedule
  • Comprehensive benefits to include:
    • Health Insurance
    • Vision & Dental Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Plan
    • Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Long Term Disability Insurance
    • 401K Pension Plan with Employer Match
    • Paid Sick, Holiday, Personal Days and Vacation Time
    • Convenient office location, close to highway with free off-street parking

To Apply:

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Brenda Wishart at Brenda_Wishart@aspensquare.com.

Vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of vaccination to Human Resources prior to start date. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.

HGF is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion/religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, military status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.