Jobs: TSNE

Senior Accountant, TSNE MissionWorks

Boston, Mass.
Jan / 18 / 2018

Organization Description

TSNE MissionWorks envisions a society grounded in and guided by principles of social and economic justice where community-based organizations take the leadership role in shaping the country’s future. We act as a nonprofit intermediary that supports nonprofit organizations regionally and nationally.

TSNE MissionWorks provides a range of management and leadership services including training, consulting, financial management, and fiscal sponsorship.  As TSNE MissionWorks expands, we have a need to update, integrate, and incorporate technology and data tools into our organizational processes to improve efficiency and to facilitate operational improvements that better support TSNE MissionWorks and the community organizations that utilize our services.

Position Summary

As the Senior Accountant, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team of 12 accountants that work together to address the accounting needs of approximately 80 nonprofit organizations. You will be responsible for reviewing and auditing various accounting transactions for validity, as well as troubleshooting.



  • Partner with a second senior accountant to manage monthly and quarterly close processes.;
  • Review and approve adjusting entries proposed by staff, ensure proper documentation and validity of entry;
  • Take the lead on researching and prepare adjusting journal entries;
  • Review reports to identify and correct problems with allocations;
  • Complete account reconciliation on the general ledger;
  • Help to create and maintain financial reports;
  • Maintain a depreciation schedule;
  • Help prepare documentation and back up for the annual audit.


  • Be a resource to staff on technical accounting issues;
  • Research and present accounting topics to internal staff;
  • Respond to inquiries related to depreciation and capitalization;
  • Help with state registration reporting;
  • Help to create and maintain training materials;
  • Help with implementation of new accounting related software;
  • Complete other tasks as requested by the AP Manager, AR Manager, or Controller.


  • Minimum seven years of progressive accounting experience with an understanding of all types of accounting transactions;
  • BA/BS degree in accounting or business, or equivalent experience required;
  • Strong knowledge of all nonprofit functional accounting areas required;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to research and troubleshoot problems;
  • Experience creating financial reports;
  • Federal fund and Jet reporting experience desired;
  • Demonstrated track record proactively researching and resolving accounting inconsistencies;
  • Proficiency with accounting software and Microsoft Office;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to function independently and work as part of a team;
  • Commitment to the work of social and economic justice organizations;
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different cultural backgrounds;
  • Experience training a plus.

To Apply

Please include a resume and cover letter in your online application.

Apply online here

As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identification, veteran, or disability status.