Pear Associates LLC is an entrepreneurial Massachusetts-based consulting firm established in 2018 to help nonprofit organizations become fruitful. Our key areas of expertise include assessment and strategic planning, grant writing, project management, and fundraising strategy focusing on the health, human services, and education sectors. We work with a growing roster of mission-driven organizations throughout the United States, mainly in New England.
A certified LGBTBE-owned business, Pear Associates is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our team of eleven passionate professionals brings a range of experiences and skills to Pear Associates.
We are seeking a full-time Controller/Accounting Manager to oversee a range of financial, accounting, and human resources-related functions.
Manage day-to-day accounting functions, including invoicing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll
Ensure high-quality invoicing and collection procedures
Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
Perform technical accounting issue research and resolution
Evaluate business performance against budget
Develop forecasts to provide an accurate projection of financial performance
Review monthly consultant billables and present productivity report.
Create and maintain accounting and finance policies, processes, and procedures
Revise or create new policies and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness
Prepare necessary forms and reports to comply with state and federal tax reporting requirements
Prepare and execute client contracts that align with the scope of work
Oversee and monitor contracts to ensure billables do not exceed contract amounts
Create and maintain relationships with suppliers/vendors and serve as the singular point of contact for matters concerning contracts
Prepare and execute contracts and non-disclosure agreements with employees/consultants
Monitor contracts and move forward with close-out, extension, fee increases, or Renewals
Generate official internal documents such as offer letters, salary increases, and employee performance improvement letters
Create onboarding plans and educate newly hired employees on HR policies, internal procedures, and regulations
Maintaining physical and digital files for employees and their documents and benefits
Review and monitor monthly payroll deductions and PTO
Resolve employee issues with benefits administrators and insurance providers
Provide new hires with explanations of benefits and instruct them on enrollment and fulfillment procedures
Ensure the firm's policies and procedures are compliant with laws and regulations
Experience with an entrepreneurial or startup company in a professional services/consulting industry is ideal
Experience working as a financial/accounting/operations generalist
Organized professional with demonstrated ability to multitask
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA preferred
5+ years of progressive accounting/operations experience
Excellent verbal and written communication abilities
Proficiency with QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Time
Microsoft Excel skills
Candidates must reside in New England
Applications will not be accepted without a cover letter
While the position is remote, the Controller/Accounting Manager will attend occasional in-person team meetings. We will consider applicants interested in working 30-40 hours/week for this employment opportunity. The salary range is $80-100K, depending on experience and hours/week.
Please send your resume and a cover letter that speaks to your desire to join the Pear Associates team to Alison Gray, President, at firstname.lastname@example.org
It is the policy of Pear Associates to provide equal opportunities to all employees, contractors, and applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. Pear Associates is committed to a work culture that values diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
Pear Associates, LLC is a woman-owned, LGBTE-certified Massachusetts-based consulting firm launched in 2018 that helps nonprofit organizations and government entities become fruitful. The firm's key areas of expertise include grant writing, strategic planning, and project management. Pear Associates focuses on the human services, health, and education sectors utilizing an anti-racist and equity approach to our work. Our clients are primarily based in the Northeast United States.