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Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) is a dynamic public agency, comprised of approximately 500 employees consisting of engineers, planners, financial staff, information technology specialists, customer service representatives, skilled laborers and many others. BWSC owns and operates the water distribution, wastewater collection and stormwater drainage systems that service the City of Boston. As the largest retail water and wastewater utility in New England, we are committed to providing the most efficient, cost effective water and wastewater services to the residents and businesses of Boston.
BWSC's dedicated staff employs today's cutting edge technology to get the job done and we offer our employees excellent benefits including health and life insurance, tuition assistance, subsidized transportation and more.
Employees must be Boston residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment subject to BWSC policies and collective bargaining agreements.
BWSC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Hiring of a prospective employee is conditioned upon a negative drug screen.
You are invited to apply for any open position listed for which you are qualified.
We are located on several MBTA bus routes and visitors' parking is available on-site. Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
Come join our team!
The purpose of this position is to provide assistance with the development and production of major departmental documents, analytical reports and financial analysis for the Boston Water and Sewer Commission. Performs all other related work as required. Compiles information pertaining to hydrant meter usage received from Operations and Engineering, enters data, creates invoices, updates customer accounts, runs reports and prints and mails invoices. Compiles data and calculates rates for overhead services, enters data, creates invoices, updates accounts, runs reports and prints and mails invoices. Monitors payments, processes checks and maintains transaction book and customer files. Issues goal instructions and goal forms to Department Managers for the goal setting process. Assists managers with the process, compiles completed goal forms and enters information and distributes to the Senior Staff. Compiles current expense budget information received from all departments. Analyzes data and assists managers with cost analysis. Updates budget and personnel summary information.A ssists with updating goal information, distributing and loading annual current expense budget into the PeopleSoft system. Handles daily financial information processing and tracking and performs analysis as needed. Assists with reconciliation and analysis of accounts and provides accounting support as needed. Assists CIP Manager with auditing contract files and preparing the CIP book; assists Budget Manager with PowerPoint presentations, assists manager in preparing the CEB Book and assists manager with budget questions and organizational charts. Assists with special projects. Performs similar or related work as required, directed or as situation dictates.
Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, or related field; two years’ relevant experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of financial analysis and budgetary control. Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures. Complete working knowledge of computer applications for accounting and financial management. Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and to present findings clearly in written and oral form. Ability to analyze financial statements and general ledger. Ability to manage projects with minimal supervision. Ability to prepare detailed and informative reports and to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of management. Skill in computers and appropriate software applications. Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Aptitude for numbers and details. Skill in costs analysis methods. Excellent writing, verbal communication and organizational skills.