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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 Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: FINANCE INTERN, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
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30 hours per
$16.00 per hour

The City of Worcester COVID 19 Response Finance Team is seeking an intern to assist with accounting of all COVID 19 related expenses for the City of Worcester. The successful candidate will have experience and/or education in finance/accounting or related fields. Duties will require advanced knowledge of EXCEL and other financial software. The position will be working remotely under the direction of the Finance Team and will require excellent interpersonal and written communication skills so that a good working relationship can be cultivated with other City departments.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to manage multiple priorities, and contribute to a working team
• Ability to problem solve and dig deep to generate financial and operational solutions.
• Ability to cultivate and maintain good relationships with other City department personnel
Essential Functions:
• Collect expense data relative to COVID 19 expenditures from various departments
• Create and/or maintain detailed spreadsheets and financial reports
• Communicate with Auditing department to ensure compliance with Mass General Laws
• Learn MEMa guidelines for reimbursement of COVID 19 response expenses
Minimum Requirements:
• Post-secondary education in finance/or accounting or related field
• 2 or more years of experience working in private or public finance
• An equivalent combination of education and experience demonstrating the knowledge skills, and abilities required to perform the job will be considered.
Preferred Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher
• Three to five years of experience in public or private finance
• Familiarity with municipal government operations are desired

Special Requirements:
• Must have good working home computer system and WIFI

STARTING SALARY: $16.00hour. This is a temporary, non-benefitted position

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment 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, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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