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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: ARPA FINANCIAL ANALYST, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
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Full Time
40 Per Week
$28.59 - $34.85 hourly


The City of Worcester seeks applicants for the position of ARPA Financial Analyst (Staff Assistant 3) to manage the processing and maintenance of federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) grant transactions. The Financial Analyst is responsible for recording of fund transactions, processing vendor and sub-recipient payments, 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 and 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field.
  • Three (3) years of experience in accounting, auditing, or financial management; OR,
  • An equivalent combination of education & experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the required duties of the position will be considered in lieu of the above mentioned requirements.
  • Prior work experience with basic accounting/bookkeeping.


  • 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: $28.59 - $34.85 hourly, full-time, with an excellent benefits package.

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. OPEN UNTIL FILLED, applications received prior to or on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022 will receive preference. 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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