Senior Staff Accountant

Greater Boston, MA

OppCo partners provide stable homes within great neighborhoods, which serve as a foundation for thriving families and individuals.  Our homes and neighborhoods promote healthy families as well as work, economic, and educational success. 


At Oppco we value our employees and offer a flexible schedule that affords true work/life balance, as well as excellent health, wellness and 401K benefits.  Our office model is based on open and collaborative working relationships between departments, clients and vendors, and we encourage every team member to utilize our internal and external training tools as a means of advancing knowledge in their field and growth within the organization.


The Senior Accountant is directly responsible for overseeing the accounting and reporting for multiple entities for the wholly owned subsidiaries, including cash, preparation of account reconciliations, working with various teams within the organizations through the entire cycle of original budget through monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, to ensure that all transactions are prepared in a timely manner with all reporting being made in a timely manner.  This position requires a strong working knowledge of Grant Accounting, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, familiarity with the OMB Super Circular, high degree of interaction with company employees, vendors, funders. This position has the ability to interpret responsibilities and possesses the initiative and willingness to assume additional responsibilities, is organized, detail oriented, able to work collaboratively and solve routine problems independently. This position assesses and recommends improvement in internal control processes and enhancing efficiencies, undertakes and supervises special projects within Finance.


Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:


General Ledger/Financial Reporting

  • Prepare timely financial statements, including balance sheet, income statements (summary and detail) and ratios, according to the monthly close calendar by  (1) reviewing general ledger activity, (3) calculating monthly accruals and prepayments, (3) posting all journal entries and (4) compiling, reviewing and consolidating wholly owned subsidiaries to parent companies
  • Create and maintain supporting schedules and analyses for balance sheet accounts including, but not limited to, accounts receivable, grants receivable, accounts payable, prepaid, accrued expenses, interest payable and receivable and notes and loans payable.
  • Support and assist the external accounting/audit firms with year-end requirements; prepare work papers; assist with financial statements and tax returns. Prepare miscellaneous financial reports for various funding agencies, etc.
  • Develop and monitor time allocations to CDC’s.



  • Prepare, track and monitor invoices for foundation, federal and state grants.  Ascertain validity of expenses that should be included in invoice submissions. Provide support to various funders substantiating amounts invoiced.
  • Calculate estimated and actual billings for real estate and CAM charges for tenants.
  • Calculate true up and estimated billings for following year.
  • Administer tenant correspondence and billing inquiries.


Tenant Billing

  • Calculate estimated and actual billings for real estate and CAM charges for tenants.
  • Calculate true up and estimated billings for following year.
  • Administer tenant correspondence and billing inquiries.


General Accounting Support

  • Prepare and book bi-weekly payroll entries, to transition to Accounting Clerk.
  • Process accounts payable and receivables. Prepare and oversee annual 1099 filing and reporting.
  • Create various accounting reports as requested by management.
  • Provide operational support regarding accounting and finance-related matters to program teams.
  • Assist in the development of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline existing processes, focusing upon enhancing efficiencies within the Finance team as well as within the CDC.
  • Back up for payroll.


Non-Essential Functions 

  • Attend monthly team and organization meetings.
  • Attend necessary trainings to assure up to date knowledge.
  • Some travel may be required


Work Requirements and Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of accounting experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree and Master’s preferred.
  • Previous experience with non-profit accounting preferred.
  • Previous experience with grant budgeting and accounting preferred.
  • Experience with Sage Intacct strongly preferred


Physical Requirements:

This is a sedentary job by nature.  Requires being able to sit at a desk and use a computer and phone for most of the day. 


Position Accommodations:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Salary $80,000- $85,000

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter 

Opportunity Communities – or OppCo --provides locally-based non-profit community developers with administrative and core business supports that offer the benefits available in a larger-scale entity without losing local independence and control. By centralizing financial management, purchasing, human resources, data and evaluation, information technology, and other management functions, and by sharing expertise in core programs central to the business of community developers (real estate, asset management, and tenant services), OppCo members are better able to meet need within their communities, achieve deeper impacts in core lines of business, and to ensure that change is equitable.

JOB CODE: 1000046