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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Friday, October 23, 2020. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: STAFF ASSISTANT III, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
Title
STAFF ASSISTANT III
Department/Division
Budget
Apply Start Date
10/05/2020
Apply End Date
10/23/2020
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
$24.45 - $32.60 Per Hour
Description

STAFF ASSISTANT III
ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
CITY OF WORCESTER

The Staff Assistant III is responsible for managing the day to day processing and maintenance of various federal and state grants, with a focus on Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) grant transactions, including but not limited to; receiving funding, recording of fund transactions, preparing financial reports, reconciliations, documents and other data and performing other duties as required following established methods and procedures.

The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; will have demonstrated computer proficiency, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; and will have strong organization skills, with a focus on being detailed oriented. The qualified candidate will have knowledge of basic accounting/bookkeeping, grants administration, CFR 200 and other circulars governing federal grant funds; and knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations governing state grant funds; will have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with state, local and federal agencies; ability to work independently, take initiative, and set priorities for meeting internal and external deadlines; ability to respond to changes in priorities based on workflow and deadlines; and will be familiar with financial reports, documentation generation, and substantiation.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field.
• Three (3) years of experience in accounting, auditing, or financial management; OR,
• Other combinations of education and experience may be considered in lieu of the above mentioned requirements
• Prior work experience with basic accounting/bookkeeping.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Five (5) or more years of experience in accounting, auditing, or financial management
• Prior work experience in municipal accounting / finance
• Familiarity with grants administration.

SALARY: $24.45 - $32.60 hourly, full-time, excellent benefits package.

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference is given to Worcester residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov.

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