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Staff Accountant

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is a 501(c)(3) private nonprofit organization established in 1965 under the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Act of 1964. We work with community, state and federal partners to assist children, families, low-income and elderly residents with their efforts to become or remain financially and socially independent through a variety of coordinated programs. Without the services provided by our agency, many local residents would be without a means to provide for their basic needs, including food, education, child care, utilities assistance, transportation, shelter and access to other services.

CAPSC offers a number of benefits including:

  • 403(b)
  • Medical coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Earned time-off
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Vision care coverage
  • Work/Life resources
  • Employee and Dependent life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 11 Paid Holidays a year

Responsibilities of the Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant reports to the CFO and works closely to establish and maintain accounting systems and procedures; makes recommendations on the implementation of departmental accounting system revisions to increase efficiency and effectiveness; and establishes and maintains effective accounting controls.   Under minimal direction, the Staff Accountant performs complex professional accounting duties to support the agency.

Qualifications the Successful Candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution in accounting, business administration, or related field and experience in finance. 
  • State and federal contract experience required including development of budgets. 
  • Demonstrated skills in proposal writing.
  • Knowledge of Federal and New Hampshire Program Guidance methods and regulations especially Head Start and Home Visiting Programs. Local candidates preferred.
  • Experience with technology systems such as ADP Solutions and MS Dynamics 365.
  • Ability to explain complex financial matters to non-financial team members
  • Proven ability/desire to work and solve problems as a team
  • Thrives in a fast paced, technology-focused environment
  • A commitment to improving the lives of others
How to Apply:

 If you are interested in joining this socially entrepreneurial organization, please send your resume with salary requirements to . Please do not directly contact Community Action Partnership of Strafford County directly.

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Date Added: December 30, 2020

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