OVERVIEW: Founded in 1974, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) is a nonprofit organization based in Boston’s historic Back Bay. We are dedicated to advancing the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research; accomplishing this through education, membership services, professional certification, public policy initiatives, and community building. We have a diverse membership of 4,000+ individuals, representing all 50 states and 40 countries. Visit http://www.primr.org for more information.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Bookkeeper will prepare journal entries, assist with monthly closings, bank reconciliations and general ledger reconciliation. Essential functions include following appropriate accounting controls, regulatory compliance, and GAAP compliance. Essential duties and responsibilities are detailed below. Other duties may be assigned.
Input vendor and staff payments and reimbursements for expenses to QuickBooks.
Review general ledger account codes assigned by staff to ensure that expenses are assigned to the correct programs.
Assist with lockbox activity to ensure payments are correctly applied in database.
Identify payment discrepancies and resolve issues.
Prepare bi-monthly payroll journal entries.
Assist with the monthly close process.
Prepare account reconciliations and general journal entriesto close the books monthly.
Extract data from database and import to QuickBooks.
Other finance related duties as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS: At least 2-3 years of bookkeeping experience and familiarity with the entire accounting cycle is desired. The candidate must possess analytical, numerical, and interpersonal skills. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential in the performance of responsibilities. The ideal candidate is energetic, motivated, detail oriented, flexible, and able to juggle multiple tasks. This individual must have a willingness to follow procedures and an ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. The finalist must be able to manage confidential information with discretion. Must be computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office programs and have knowledge of Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks. Nonprofit experience and experience with Salesforce a huge plus. While we are currently working remotely, ideally, we would like a candidate who is willing to go into the office once a week, with limited staff being present.
TO APPLY: Send your cover letter and resume (with salary requirements) to firstname.lastname@example.org (please put “Bookkeeper” in subject heading). No phone calls, please.
Internal Number: BK20
About Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R), a nonprofit organization in Boston, MA, advances the highest ethical standards in the conduct of biomedical and social science/behavioral research. We accomplish this mission through education, membership services, professional certification, and public policy initiatives. PRIM&R’s core values include: Excellence, Community, Diversity, Integrity, Knowledge, Respect, Social Responsibility, and Creativity. Visit www.primr.org for more information.