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Senior Accountant

41 Marne St, Hamden, CT 06514
$65,000 - $75,000 a year - Full-time


41 Marne St, Hamden, CT 06514

Full job description

Clifford Beers is a mental health clinic serving children and families. Our mission is to provide integrated services addressing mental, physical, and social determinants in order to improve health, resiliency and quality of life for children, families and communities.


Responsible for providing various accounting functions and support to the Controller and Chief Financial Officer


· Reconciling the Clinic’s General Ledger Accounting system for --

o Monthly bank statements

o Prepare Financial Reports on Grants to be submitted to Funder

o Additional periodic analysis for other balance sheet, revenue or expense accounts as needed

· Providing key support on a daily, weekly basis for recording and depositing of all receipts, updating the cash flow forecast, and updating the current list of all employee allocations

· Involved in all accounting functions including the monthly close and P&L review and analysis

· Involved in the reconciliation of the bi-weekly payroll process, ADP Workforce Now a plus

· Providing back up capability to other accounting team members in their absence and provide other accounting related duties as directed

· Providing periodic interim support for select clinic initiatives that will contribute to overall financial efficiency for the clinic.


Must demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Diversity and Inclusion:

Foster an environment in which all members of the Clifford Beers community, from staff to partners and clients, are treated equitably and are able to contribute fully and meaningfully to the mission of Clifford Beers. Employees must make every effort to:

o Treat others with respect

o Practice cultural humility

o Elicit and welcome different points of view

  • Integrity:

Act ethically with honesty and consistency regardless of the situation. Employees must make every effort to:

o Be accountable for his or her own actions

o Make decisions based on what is better for the families and employees

o Build and maintain trust among co-workers and our families

o Uphold honesty in all actions

  • Excellence:

Commitment to deliver outstanding practices in both managing the organization, service delivery, and collaborating with partners. Employees must make every effort to:

o Utilize data and research to provide the highest quality of care

o Regularly participate in professional development to stay abreast of most recent and progressive practices

o Promote continuous quality assessment and improvement

  • Communication:

The ability to express oneself clearly and professionally both in writing, conversations, and in nonverbal communication with others. Employees must make every effort to:

o Oral Communication

Ø Speak clearly and in an organized manner that can be easily understood

Ø Express ideas concisely and respectfully

Ø Summarize or paraphrase his/her understanding of what others have said to verify understanding and prevent miscommunication

Ø Hold herself or himself accountable for pitch, speed, tone and volume of voice while speaking

Ø Show understanding of professional and cultural implications of body posture, stance, gestures, proximity to listener, facial expressions and appearance

o Written Communication

Ø Write clear and concise sentences devoid of grammatical and spelling errors

Ø Tailor writing style to the audience of the message

Ø Write in a respectful and tactful manner


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Associates degree and demonstrated relevant office experience
  • 2-4 years of accounting experience required
  • Payroll & Grant experience a plus


Must exhibit knowledge and/or proven ability in:

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team to accurately accomplish ongoing assignments within the required time frame needed to meet financial reporting periods
  • Microsoft Office and financial applications, e.g.
  • Excel
  • Power Point
  • Financial Edge
  • ADP Workforce Now


· Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation


· This role may require travel throughout the Greater New Haven area.


· 30% of the time is spent making repetitive motions

· 30% of the time spent sitting

· 10% walking, bending, standing, stooping, crouching or kneeling

· 30% of the time is spent using hands to type, write, or use controls

· Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


· Indoors, Environmentally controlled

· Close Physical Proximity to coworkers

Committed to advancing Health Equity and trauma-informed anti-racist activities, including but not limited to participating in trainings and collaborating in related workgroups.

As an organization committed to Anti-Racist practice, we strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer who will welcome everyone to our team! If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the interview process, please let us know.

In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example- she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc.)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hamden, CT 06514: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person