Employment Opportunities

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Title:                            Accountant
Date:                            February 21, 2023
Department:               Administration
Reports to:                  President & CEO         
Classification:            Exempt
Schedule:                    Full-time


Basic Function:  Reporting to the President & CEO, this position will be responsible for all activities associated with the accounting and finances for the agency, from trial balance to financial statement preparation, including, but not limited to, recording of all revenues and expenses, processing of accounts payable and receivables, payroll, cash management, reconciliations and recording of all investment transactions. This position will work with staff to develop annual budgets and to help manage, analyze and report on actual results to budget.

Qualifications:  Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or related field with a minimum of 5-7 years relevant work experience in a similar sized non-profit.  Proven knowledge of accounting principles is required, as well as experience with budgeting and financial analysis. Understanding and adhering to generally accepted accounting practices for a non-profit organization is necessary, along with a solid understanding of internal controls.  Experience and working knowledge of Microsoft Office and QuickBooks Accounting software are a must.

General Responsibilities: Perform all monthly accounting activities from trial balance to financial statement preparation, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and within established agency policies and procedures. Activities associated with the accounting for the agency, including, but not limited to, revenues, investments, accounts payable and receivables, bi-weekly payroll and depreciation.

Perform monthly reconciliations including, but not limited to, bank accounts, and general ledge accounts. Ensure that revenues are reconciled with the development database.  Perform quarterly payroll reconciliations to ADP Statement of Deposits & Filings (SOD).  

Work with staff to schedule and coordinate the annual budgeting cycle to complete and secure approval from the Finance Committee and Board of Directors, before the new fiscal year begins.

Prepare monthly written analysis of the financial statements to the President & CEO for review.  Upon approval by the President & CEO, distribute to the Finance Committee members. 

Prepare the agenda for Finance Committee quarterly meetings and submit to the President & CEO for review. Upon approval, distribute to the Finance Committee along with the monthly financial report and other items listed in the agenda.

When necessary, update agency accounting policies for approval by the President & CEO and/or the Finance Committee.

Prepare and organize all records and documents necessary for the fiscal year-end audit and the preparation of the IRS Form 990.  Work with external auditors to facilitate their work and the timely filing of the IRS Form 990.

Prepare various accounting and financial analysis when necessary.

Manage and process all aspects of the bi-weekly payroll, including changes in employee status, verifying and reviewing payroll time sheets, calculating and maintaining all records with regard to employees’ earnings, such as but not limited to sick, vacation, and personal time. Submission of 401k contributions to Vanguard on a timely basis. Compliance reporting such as the annual discrimination testing for the Sec. 125/POP Plan and W2 Preview for accuracy.

Working closely with the staff member responsible for Human Resources to ensure all payroll and benefit issues are communicated and managed appropriately. This also includes compliance reporting and timely submission of the Form 5500, Summary Annual Report (SAR), Annual Fee Disclosure as well as ensuring ADP/ACP testing of 401k Plan is done quarterly without issues, meaning passing the tests.

Knowledge Transfer of key responsibilities:  The position of Accountant will help maintain up-to-date guidelines for key responsibilities and coordinate cross-coverage when necessary.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 37 ½ hours per week, some hybrid flexibility

Salary Range: $26 - $30 per hour


  • Health Insurance
  • Earned sick and vacation time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k contribution
  • Paid day off for birthday

To apply:  Send resume and cover letter to:

Claudia Bonvouloir, Director of Human Resources at cbonvouloir@breathenh.org

or send to:

Breathe New Hampshire
Attn: Human Resources
145 Hollis Street, Unit C
Manchester, NH 03101



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