The Contracts Accountant is a key member of Kennedy-Donovan’s Centers, (KDC) contract team. The Accountant assists in maintaining our contractual relationship with our State Agencies and Municipality Funders in a fast-paced environment. The primary responsibilities will include processing all billing through the Commonwealth’s Virtual Gateway portal, maintaining and filing all monthly invoices and managing of receivables for over 95 State and municipal contracts to accomplish KDC and funder goals and objectives. This position involves judgment and analysis of questions and resolutions with State Agencies, KDC Program Staff and Local funders paying special attention to guidelines and regulations.
Responsibilities: The Contracts Accountant will prepare all monthly billing and maintain supporting documentation in an organized fashion. The Accountant will maintain contract receivables and application of cash receipts. The Contract Accountant also prepares responses for proposals and bids. The Accountant analyzes contract requirements, provisions, terms and conditions to maintain compliance with MA laws, funder regulations, KDC policies and procedures. The Contracts Accountant is the point of contact for all state and local billing questions, billing analysis and monthly contract utilization reports.
Skills/Abilities: Basic to working knowledge of MA State Agencies contracting and funding. Basic to working knowledge of MA funding agencies policies and procedures, coupled with the ability to follow KDC contract policies and procedures and assist on implementation procedures to others. Basic to working knowledge of MA Agency contract concepts, laws and regulations. Basic understanding of MA Uniform Financial Reporting, (UFR) preparation. Preferred experience working with Blackbaud. Good analytical and communication skills. Good presentation, leadership and management skills. Emerging ability to excel in a finance team environment. The Contracts Accountant must interface with finance peers, program teams, funders, individuals and mid-level KDC leadership.
· Bachelor’s Degree with business emphasis or other degree plus 24 hours of business-related courses.
· 1+ years of MA Agency contract or related experience preferred
· 1+ years working in accounts receivable and experience using the Commonwealth’s Virtual Gateway application preferred
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software and Accounting applications.
· Moderate travel required.
· Ability to sit for extended time periods.
· Frequent phone use required.
· Ability to use computer.