Massachusetts Government Finance Officers Association

Cambridge Police - Junior Accountant

  • 16 Apr 2021 12:58 PM
    Message # 10319581
    Marilyn Gordon (Administrator)

    The City of Cambridge Police Department is seeking a Junior Accountant to work in the Records/Detail Office.  Responsibilities include maintaining vendor accounts for tracking accounts payable/receivable. Maintaining a computerized detailed list for billing/vendor accounts and assist in maintaining regular communication with vendors through daily contacts. Manage debt collection with unresolved vendor accounts.  Assist in revenue reporting for Administration Section.  Process department payments and refunds. Perform weekly audit of detail payroll. Serve as a back-up for the processing of weekly detail payroll for payment.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:       Proficient in Microsoft applications particularly Excel and Word. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Well-organized with good record keeping skills. Demonstrated customer service experience. Must be able to deal with the diverse general public in a professional manner.  Good problem-solving techniques. At least one-year administrative support experience in accounts payable/receivable, finance, and/or debt collection or AA degree in accounting or related field. Experience using Xtra Duty and PeopleSoft Financials and HR preferred. As part of the interview process, the City may require candidates to take and pass a computer skills proficiency test in Microsoft Outlook and Excel.

    RATE:                    $20.40- $28.98 per hour + excellent benefits

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Submit both your resume and letter of interest by 8pm on 05/03/21 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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