Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Cambridge - Fiscal Affairs Analyst

  • 07 Apr 2021 12:39 PM
    Message # 10283983
    Marilyn Gordon (Administrator)

    This position works as part of the Finance Department Team and reports directly to the Assistant Finance Director.  This position may also be assigned intra-departmental projects within the Finance Department. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

    • Track water and sewer revenue collections and develop revenue projections.
    • Monitor Sewer Abatement process and assist with the tracking of properties receiving abatements to ensure the proper water reads are in place to calculate bills correctly customers.  Also, assist in the proofing and issuance of those abatements.

    ·      Help all City Departments resolve any accounting, financial or system inquiries.

    • Assist in the funding the weekly payrolls and vendor check runs through City’s Bank and ensure that sufficient cash flow is available
    • Execute wire transfer processes
    • Assist in the preparation of the monthly bank reconciliations 
    • Perform monthly tracking of the Veteran’s Benefits payments compared to the State Benefits reimbursement requests uploaded to the State Veteran’s Website 
    • Track annual City Bond debt payments and initiate the bank wire transfer in a timely and accurate manner based on an understanding of the current debt payment schedule
    • Assist in the review of Debt Schedules, Debt Roll forward schedules and Authorized and Unissued schedules

    ·      Research and resolve any revenue or payroll errors or discrepancies.

    ·      Maintain various detailed spreadsheets and monthly reconciliations including; revenues, property abatements, motor vehicle commitments and abatements, water/sewer adjustments and abatements.

    • Assist in the preparation of the annual audit. Work with the City Departments to ensure a smooth close of the fiscal year.

    ·        Perform other duties/projects as needed. Complete duties of other team members in their absence.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related discipline required or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Demonstrated successful accounting or financial experience, preferably in a public-sector organization or school district. Highly organized and detail oriented individual able to handle multiple tasks while working in both a team environment as well as independently with minimum supervision.  Working knowledge of computerized financial systems.  Working knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials and /or HRMS and MUNIS a plus.  Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word and Excel is required.  Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communications skills, both written and verbal required.  The City of Cambridge’s workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse.  Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

    $51,405 – $62,772 annually + excellent benefits

    Submit both your resume and letter of interest by 5pm on 4/21/21 via email to or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. We are an AA/EEO Employer.  

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    Last modified: 07 Apr 2021 12:42 PM | Marilyn Gordon (Administrator)
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