State of Massachusetts Accountant II in 185 Kneeland St., Massachusetts

_About MassDOT_

At MassDOT, transportation is not about roads and bridges, or trains and buses – it is about people. Our mission begins with customers - individuals, businesses, municipalities, and regional transit agencies. We support programs and projects that deliver a high return on investment. We partner with municipalities, public agencies, and private sector businesses. MassDOT supports the economic, quality of life, and environmental goals of the Commonwealth.

_Position Summary_



The Accountant II will be responsible for the timely, accurate payments of multiple district bills.

_Duties and Responsibilities_

Utilize MMARS, Project Info, Comm-Pass and the Warehouse to collect information as needed.

Prepare documents for processing payments through the MMARS system.

Perform data entry of payment documents in Project Info and MMARS.

Review, prepare and enter VCC and VCM's into MMARS.

Use accounting principles and procedures while working with vendors to ensure account information is accurate and up to date.

Work with District 6 employees to manage their fiscal needs.

Encumber funds as needed to ensure proper payment of bills.

Review and process vendor invoices; confer with vendors by phone, in writing and in person to resolve accounting discrepancies; provide technical assistance to vendors to ensure compliance with agency laws, rules and regulations.

Prepare and/or assist in the research and preparation of fiscal reports and respond to fiscal related inquiries.

Maintain accurate electronic and manual filing system for all related invoices and correspondence; maintain accurate ledgers for all assigned bills; access related computer systems related to contractors, vendors and billing issues.

Perform other job related functions as required.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Felis DePina, Human Resources, at 857-368-8516.

All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. If you need an accommodation to complete the application electronically, please contact the ADA Coordinator, Rita DiNunzio, at 857-368-8738.

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting or auditing, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.


I. 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.*

II. A Bachelor’s degree or higher degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for the required experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

For purpose of bargaining unit designation, Unit 6 is equivalent to MassDOT Unit D.

Job: *Accounting and Finance

Organization: *Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Title: Accountant II

Location: Massachusetts-185 Kneeland St.

Requisition ID: 180005ZY