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Staff Accountant

Job ID: BH349126

Category: Staff Accountant

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Staff Accountant

Contract to Hire

Job Location: Cambridge.  No free parking but a 5 minute walk from T station

Hours: 40

Team Size: 5 in Accounting


Interview Process: Virtual


Must Haves:

  • BA or Associates
  • Some experience in accounting.  (Internship would be fine)



  • Deltek

Responsibilities Include

  • Accounts Payable/Expense Forms duties such as: processing vendor invoices, subcontractor invoices and employee expense forms, posting invoices and expense forms in the Deltek accounting system, and preparing checks for payment.

    Payroll/Time Accounting duties such as: collecting, reviewing, and entering timesheets into the Deltek accounting system; posting labor to the Labor Distribution Journal and payroll to the Payroll Journal in Deltek; maintaining and transmitting payroll information through the ADP payroll system; and verifying that all ADP reports agree to reports produced by Deltek
    Invoicing/Accounts Receivable duties such as: preparing draft trial billings and finalizing trial billings for invoicing; preparing prime as well as other invoices as directed; recording invoices in the Accounts Receivables Journal of Deltek; recording necessary revenue adjustments; and preparing cash deposits and recording cash receipts in Deltek
    Book Closing duties such as: creating and posting end of month entries; reconciling balance sheet and income statement accounts
    Other Support Functions such as: maintaining accounting files; running monthly accounting reports; monitoring cash balance, preparing cash flow analysis, and recommending use of line of credit when necessary; preparing schedules and analysis for outside accountants' review
    Assist Accounting Services Manager in special projects
    Other tasks as assigned


    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Resource Economics, or other related degrees
    1-3 years of experience working in an accounting department, internships included

    working with computerized accounting programs, spreadsheet, and word-processing software packages
    Must be detail oriented and well organized

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract to Direct

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts