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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 under minimal direction. They perform complex accounting duties to:

  • Prepare, review, and enter accounting related information
  • Organize and update financial records
  • Maintain accounting systems and procedures
  • Review financial statements for accuracy and compliance
  • Recommend ways to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and increase revenue
  • Perform bank and general ledger reconcilements
  • Prepare documentation for reviewers and auditors

Qualifications the Successful Candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution in accounting, business administration, or related field and experience in finance. 
  • Ability to understand complex financial matters
  • Ability/desire to work and solve problems as a team
  • Thrives in a fast paced, technology-focused environment
  • Knowledge of Federal and New Hampshire rules and regulations helpful

About Community Action Partnership of Strafford County

CAPSC has been serving Strafford County for 55 years by providing residents with basic needs, including food, education, childcare, utilities assistance, transportation, housing, emergency shelter and access to other services. The Agency has a budget of approximately 13.5 million and is staffed by 147 team members. More information about their great work can be found at https://straffordcap.org/about/.

CAPSC is funded by federal, state, and local funds and supports 13 cities and towns in Strafford County. The agency also receives United Way grants, foundation and charitable grant funds, fees for service, private business donations and donations from individuals.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining this socially entrepreneurial organization, please send your resume with salary requirements to capjobs@straffordcap.org.

Job Location:

Dover

Date Added: June 9, 2021

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