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Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Senior Staff Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts

Who We Are:

Since 1985, BHCHP’s mission has been to ensure unconditionally equitable and dignified access to the highest quality health care for all individuals and families experiencing homelessness in greater Boston. Over 12,000 homeless individuals are cared for by Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program each year. We are committed to ensuring that every one of these individuals has access to comprehensive health care, from preventative dental care to cancer treatment. Our clinicians, case managers, and behavioral health professionals work in more than 60 locations to serve some of our community’s most vulnerable—and most resilient—citizens.

From our earliest days as a program, we have always sought to do work that is transformational: recognizing our shared humanity; centering dignity, compassion, mutual respect and supporting the right of every individual to access the highest levels of health care and every staff member to reach their fullest potential. We continue to be committed to building bridges and breaking down barriers, including systemic racism which harms us all. We provide community-based health care services that are compassionate, dignified, and culturally appropriate, incorporating social determinants of health, with the goal of breaking down the physical and systemic barriers that our patients face.

Bilingual, Bicultural, LGBTQIA identifying, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are encouraged to apply.

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Job Summary:

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) is seeking an experienced accounting professional to serve as a Senior Staff Accountant for the Finance team.  In this role, the Senior Staff Accountant will perform all aspects of General Accounting functions including but not limited to Financial Statement preparation, General Ledger activity, Accounts Receivable, Grant & Contract Management, Cash Management, Bank deposits, Bank reconciliations Accounts Payable, Payroll, General Ledger, Account Reconciliation, and other administrative related functions. 

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours, Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, with occasional additional hours required      


  • Grants and contracts management.

  • Prepare and post monthly general journal entries.

  • Maintain prepaid insurance and prepaid service contract schedule, capital assets and depreciation schedule, and deferred revenue schedule.

  • Post monthly third-party accounts receivable and prepare accounts receivable aging report, post monthly grants and contracts receivable, and follow up with any aged outstanding receivables.

  • Perform monthly bank reconciliation for all cash and investment accounts, perform reconciliation between BHCHP and Pharmacy contractor for the pharmacy transactions, and perform general ledger accounts reconciliation.

  • Complete and submit mandated tax filings to city, state, and federal government.

  • Assist in the preparation of all cost reporting to various agencies and assist in the coordination and development of the annual BHCHP budget.

  • Prepare schedules for year-end closing and coordinate annual accounting audit and any other audits.

  • Serve as the team leader mentoring/training the staff accountants and accounting coordinator.

  • Oversee the department in the absence of the Accounting Manager.


  • College degree with accounting major a plus.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • 3-5 years of experience with general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, and general accounting.

  • Ability to handle multiple, complex tasks and priorities to adhere to deadlines.

  • Ability to take direction when needed, to prioritize, and work with a team.

  • Self-motivated and detail oriented with effective verbal and written (English) communication skills.

    Compensation and Benefits:

  • The compensation starts at $60,000 annually and increases based on years of experience.

  • BHCHP full time employees are eligible for our competitive time off policy of 4 weeks’ vacation, health, dental and vision insurance, 403B retirement savings plan and employer retirement contribution, and pre-tax MBTA pass program with 40% discount. In addition, eligible employees will receive yearly increases, additional compensation of seven thousand five hundred dollars added to your base hiring rate for demonstrated bilingual proficiency and the opportunity to work with local hospitals and community health centers.


    Does this amazing opportunity interest you? Then we'd love to hear from you.

    As an Equal Opportunity Employer, BHCHP pledges not to discriminate against and encourages those from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), LGBTQIA identifying, first generation college students and adults without a college degree, Bilingual and Bicultural persons; and individuals from low economic backgrounds.

    Covid-19 Vaccination: For the protection of our workplace and patients, BHCHP requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination(s) is required for employment. All candidates offered employment will be given details about how to demonstrate receipt of vaccination.

Please Note: Employment at Boston Health Care for the Homeless is at-will. Boston Health Care for the Homeless does not sponsor work authorization visas.

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