Accountant II-Business Office-extended

Job description

Category: Classified Staff

Department: Business Office

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Feb 11, 2019

Type: Full-time

Ref No.: CLA

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.

BHCC offers 103 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.

Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.


BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

Living in Boston:

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

Responsible for accounts payable functions of the College on a daily basis Confers with agency personnel and outside agencies by telephone, in writing or in person to resolve accounting discrepancies and/or obtain data and documentation for payments .Receiving checks and money orders from certain departments and depositing them to the bank remotely on a weekly basis. Any other accounting work assigned by the Comptroller/ Assistant Comptroller.


  • Must have at least two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting or auditing. An Associate's degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures is required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge of office procedures and record keeping for audit purposes.
  • Strong organizational, communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as a productive team member in a multi-tasked, time-sensitive environment.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines and respond to requests for data in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in relational database system such as Colleague by Ellucian

Additional Information:

Salary: $1,764.38/bi-weekly

Closing Date: March 7, 2019

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Posted: 2/12/2019
Application Due: 3/8/2019
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