Senior Staff Accountant

Howard Center's finance team is looking to add a Senior Staff Accountant.  This role will be responsible for the Agency's accounting operations in accordance with U.S. GAAP and assist in preparing, reviewing and maintaining financial statements. This position will also support the monthly close process, perform account reconciliations, and drive process improvement.

If attention to detail, customer service and problem solving are strengths of yours, please apply for this opportunity. The ability to work collaboratively with mental health professionals and other business operations teams is essential.  Candidate proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel preferred.


  • Supports the monthly close process
  • Reviews,analyzes and reconciles general ledger accounts
  • Prepares monthly closing journal entries
  • Processes AP batches & payments
  • Makes recommendations to improve/strengthen processes & internal controls
  • Responds to questions from other team members/agency staff & research as needed
  • Lead department projects
  • Responsible for reviewing, and approving AP & Journal entry batches
  • Assists in preparation of year-end audit materials
  • Supports other finance functions as needed


  • Associates Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working with accounting software and MS Office suite


  • Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
  • Non-exempt
  • Benefits Eligible

Perks & Benefits:

  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families 
  • Delta dental 
  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service)
  • Agency paid 401K retirement and additional incentive match program
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Childcare stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial incentive
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program HC4ME including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.