Accounts Payable

 

Founded in 2008, ProsperityME is a growing 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Portland, Maine. ProsperityME empowers, through education and counseling, members of refugee and immigrant communities to invest in themselves to build financial stability, careers, businesses and wealth.

ProsperityME offers financial education services including financial literacy courses, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching. We also provide support for higher education, security deposit assistance for housing, small business counseling, and workforce development through partnerships with local businesses. ProsperityME’s services are open to all refugees, immigrants, asylees, and other individuals with low-income in Greater Portland, Lewiston/Auburn, and York County in Maine.

We are looking for a reliable Accounts Payable professional that will process payments for ProsperityME's Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program in partnership with MaineHousing.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and process payments to landlords and tenants for the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program using accounting software, checks, and EFT transfers.

  • Maintain precise records of all financial transactions within the ERA department.

  • Assist with monthly billing reports

  • Work collaboratively with Certifiers, Finance Manager, and QA Specialist to perform accounting audits

  • Help to manage the ERA program budget

  • Work with the Quality Assurance Specialist to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations

 

Skills

  • Experience in accounting or finance

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and finance software

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills

  • A solid understanding of accounting principles

  • High attention to detail

  • Organization and problem solving

 

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required.

  • Experience working with minorities, immigrant and refugee communities preferred.

  • Must not be on the state or federal suspension and disbarment list

  • Employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check

 

Salary & Benefits: 

We offer a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package including medical/dental, 401(k), short, long-term disability and life insurance and generous PTO.

Application Procedure: 

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest or cover letter, resume, and 3 references to ProsperityME, P.O. Box 8013, Portland, ME  04104 or via email to Ellen Billie, Deputy Director, at ebillie@prosperityme.org. No phone calls please. The position will remain open until filled.