Title:  Sr. Business Specialist
Reports to:   Chief Financial Officer
Category:  Exempt
Salary:  Commensurate with experience, full-time (37.5 hours/week)
Reporting to the CFO, the Sr. Business Specialist will work as part of the Finance team to meet department goals and focus on the accurate entry and reconciliation of accounting data. The Specialist will assist with accounts payable, payroll, grants, and treasury.


  • Accounts Payable: Utilizing Blackbaud NXT, review and reconcile reimbursements, invoices, and purchasing cards. Additionally, reconcile payable reports each month to confirm that all amounts paid were accurate and reconcile to the general ledger. 
  • Grants Payables: Assist with review of allowability, allocability, and reasonableness of all grants-related expenses.
  • Review and enter ACH and wire data, as needed.
  • Review and monitor all vendor payment agreements to find discounts that can be used to reduce invoice amounts. Keep track of credits owed to the company.
  • Monitor bank account expenses/fees, together with CFO.
  • Reporting: Focus on the following reports – monthly departmental reports, faculty and postdoc discretionary reports, VP Science reports, workshop/working group reports, Education reports, ACtioN reports, Presidential reports, and other expense reports, as needed.
  • Support annual audit, 1099 prep, and Salesforce reconciliations, as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience
  • Technical training (seminars, online courses) in accounting 
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounts payable/reimbursements experience
  • Minimum 2 years of cash receipts, A/P, A/R, G/L experience 
  • Excellent computer and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail; self-starter; strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal relations. 

Please apply here.