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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: January 17, 2019
RESUMES AND LETTERS OF INTEREST REQUESTED BY 2/7/19 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Community Development Department
Job Title: Fiscal Intern
Job Code: X202
Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 10 to 15 hours per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Fiscal Intern will assist the Chief Fiscal officer in processing fiscal transactions, tracking activity, and general report preparation.  Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide administrative support to department staff on fiscal related items, respond to inquiries in a professional manner
  • Assist with the processing of department contracts, requests for purchase orders and accounts payable invoices
  • Enters and updates information in PeopleSoft Financials.
  • Assist in the development of various internal budget/expenditure reports and reconciliations
  • Accurately perform assigned duties in a timely manner
  • May perform additional projects as needed

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • College level coursework in business, finance or accounting or equivalent work experience
  • Understanding of practical accounting principles
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials a plus
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner
  • Highly motivated and detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize workloads, multitask and meet deadlines while working with a broad range of individuals in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Public sector experience a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Answer telephones and maintain multiple files. Must read and analyze large quantities of information. Must have sufficient mobility to get back and forth from office and to off-site meetings.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to person essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is conducted primarily in an office environment with fluorescent lighting, air conditioning, computers and other standard office equipment, but also involves meetings in other offices or facilities.

RATE: $15.64 per hour

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resumes and letters of interest requested by 2/7/19.  Position will remain open until filled.

The City of Cambridge is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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